CARMEL, Indiana, April 4, 2023 – The Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame has announced that Mario Rodriguez, Executive Director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority, will be the featured speaker at the Hall of Fame’s 2023 Honors Banquet on October 7, 2023, in Carmel, Indiana. Eight outstanding individuals will be inducted into the Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame at the banquet.
Mr. Rodriquez is an accomplished leader in the transportation industry. Under his leadership, the Indianapolis International Airport has been named “Best Airport in North America” for 11 straight years. He served on three Presidential Transition Teams and served three times on the U.S. Transportation Department’s Aviation Consumer Protection Advisory Committee. He is a community leader serving on the boards of the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce, Ivy Tech Community College Board of Trustees, the Indiana Sports Corporation, and the Indiana Destination Development Corp. Foundation. He was president of the Indiana Latino Institute and a founder of the Hispanic Leadership Council.
The Indiana Aviation Hall of Fame recognizes outstanding individuals or companies who, through achievement, leadership, exceptional service, innovation, or entrepreneurial spirit, have made significant and enduring contributions to the history of aviation and aerospace in Indiana, the nation, or the World.
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