Ren Camacho 

Degree/University: M.S. - NYU-Polytechnic University/B.S. Rensselaer Poly Inst.

Hometown: The Bronx, New York

Current Location: North Canton, Ohio

Employer: Akron-Canton Airport

Title: President and CEO

Previous Employers: Chief of Planning & Engineering, Cleveland Airport System (2007-2018); Staff Services Engineer, Port Authority of NY/NJ (1993-2007)

Years of Experience: 26+

Biography: Renato “Ren” Camacho is the President and CEO of the Akron-Canton Airport. His core responsibilities include leading a 50-member team of airport employees, strategic planning and all capital improvement programs. Specifically, Camacho ensures the airport is a vital, economic engine that increases economic activity and pride to Northeast Ohio.

Camacho has more than 26 years of professional experience in the aviation and transportation engineering sectors, specializing in program management, new business development initiatives and major airport infrastructure projects.

He received his Master’s Degree in Transportation Planning & Engineering from Polytechnic Institute of New York University and Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He has also received the designation of an Accredited Airport Executive (AAE) from the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).

Presentation: Airport Safety & Security / Overview of airport safety/security protocols in the airfield and terminal environment.