Member Spotlight

Scott Candelmo,  C.M., ACE, CGSP

Senior Airport Operations Officer
Southwest Florida International Airport

Who is your industry mentor?

I've had the great honor of working with some very influential professionals during my time in aviation. Some of them have been with airlines, but also with airports.

What has being involved in AAAE meant for your career?

Another avenue to develop and grow professionally. The organization has helped me branch out and meet other industry professionals from all over the country.

Favorite airport code?


Dream destination?

A cabin on a lake or creek in the Northeast during Fall.

If someone wrote a biography about you, what would be the title?

The Fighter

What has AAAE training/certification meant to you?

AAAE is one of the industry leaders when it comes to representing airports. AAAE training and certifications allow me to build bridges and network with other industry professionals. Knowledge, experience, and connections are undoubtedly things I turn to when I'm faced with challenges. AAAE helps me grow in all of those areas.

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