Oversaw multiple airline and airport terminal projects across the U.S. as a business development leader for a national construction firm.
TAMPA — Kyle Mixon has been named vice president, eastern region aviation principal for WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy.
Mixon brings nearly two decades of project management and engineering experience to his new role with the firm, including leadership in the aviation sector for a large U.S.-based construction firm.
He will be responsible for new business development and support the successful execution of work for current and potential aviation projects within the Eastern U.S., specifically for large hub airports within a 17-state region. Mixon will lead the long-term growth of aviation at WSP as well as support the production of all aspects of the work for multiple projects in the region, including the planning, design, strategic consulting and program/construction management for these aviation projects.
He will report to Theo Gargagliano, director of the national aviation practice at WSP USA, and will work closely with practice leaders, Northeast and Southeast region district and area managers, and the aviation core management team.
“Kyle’s extensive knowledge and experience in the aviation industry makes him a perfect fit for this leadership role at a time when WSP is experiencing tremendous growth,” Gargagliano said. “His deep understanding of aviation construction requirements extends throughout all facets of the industry. Kyle will bring clients solutions that address today’s challenges and exceed passengers’ expectations.”
During the COVID-19 pandemic with his previous firm, Mixon served as the aviation team lead working collaboratively with three international airports to develop post-COVID strategies and client outreach initiatives.
Mixon graduated from Mercer University with a bachelor’s degree in industrial and systems engineering. He recently served as the finance and project delivery committee chair for the Airport Consultants Council and is currently a board member for the Tony Jannus Distinguished Aviation Society.