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Kristi McKenney Named Port Of Oakland’s First Chief Operating Officer

Port Of Oakland Coo Kristi Mckenney

PortandTerminal.com, February 8, 2020

OAKLAND, CA – Veteran aviation executive Kristi McKenney has been named Chief Operating Officer at the Port of Oakland. Executive Director Danny Wan announced the appointment today after the Port’s governing Board created the new position last month. Ms. McKenney had been serving as Assistant Director of Aviation at the Port’s Oakland International Airport.

“I’m grateful to the Board for establishing the COO position and pleased that Kristi is joining our executive team,” said Mr. Wan. “We’re developing an ambitious growth strategy for the Port and she’ll be instrumental in advancing it.”

Mr. Wan said Ms. McKenney would manage Port operations. She’ll also oversee Port compliance with Board policies and government regulations, he added. The Executive Director said Ms. McKenney would manage the following departments:

  • Engineering Services;
  • Environmental Programs and Planning;
  • Utilities
  • Information Technology.

Ms. McKenney joined the Port in 1994 as an Environmental Planner. She became Assistant Director of Aviation in 2014.

Ms. McKenney is a graduate of San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics and of the University of California, Berkeley with a Master of Science degree in Civil Engineering. She is a resident of Oakland.

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