Indy Airport Authority Elects Board President

Posted: Updated:
Flynn has served on the IAA board since 2004. Flynn has served on the IAA board since 2004.

The Indianapolis Airport Authority has elected Flynn & Zinkan Realty Co. Senior Partner Kelly Flynn as president of the IAA board. Flynn has served on the board since 2004, when he was appointed by then-Mayor Bart Peterson.

Flynn succeeds Michael Wells, whose presidential term expired in December. Wells will remain on the IAA board. Flynn's previous role as board vice president has been filled by board member Jean Wojtowicz.

"It is an honor to serve as the IAA board president because it is not just a position. It is fueled by my passion for aviation and for an airport that is a wonderful community asset," said Flynn. "The board remains committed to working with IAA leaders to sustain IND's impact as a $4.5 billion a year economic engine in Central Indiana and as a world-class gateway into our community, serving seven million passengers a year, with award-winning customer service."

Flynn is a senior partner for commercial real estate firm Flynn & Zinkan Realty Co. and has previously served as a Marion County deputy sheriff and volunteer firefighter/EMT with the Castleton and Lawrence Township fire departments. He is also a former member of the Indiana Task Force One Urban Search and Rescue Team.

Indianapolis Mayor Joe Hogsett also appointed Barbara Glass as a new IAA board member. Glass, a consultant for the Lilly Foundation, is filling a vacant position.

  • Perspectives

    • (photo courtesy of Conexus)

      Getting the Word Out About Manufacturing & Logistics

      As the epicenter of the nation’s advanced manufacturing and logistics industries, Indiana has a compelling story to tell about how Hoosier companies make and move the goods people depend on every day. Our goal is to ensure everyone hears these stories – many of which share a common theme focused on cutting-edge technologies that are transforming the way products are made and moved around the world and the people who use them. Conexus Indiana launched an...



  • Most Popular Stories

    • (photo courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana)

      Historic Hospital to be Torn Down in Gary

      A building that once represented the racial divide in the city of Gary, but long provided health care to the African American community, will soon fall to a wrecking ball. The city says it intends to raze the long-abandoned St. John’s Hospital. 

    • Parkview Heart Institute is part of the Parkview Health System

      Most Wired Hospitals in Indiana Ranked

      A national association of healthcare information executives has once again honored Fort Wayne-based Parkview Health for its commitment to using advanced technologies in their clinical and business operations. The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives says Parkview is ranked in the 97th percentile of organizations surveyed for the program, earning a “Most Wired” distinction. 

    • (photo courtesy of The Times of Northwest Indiana)

      Valpo Approves Plan to Level Mansion, Build New Homes

      The property where an aged, Victorian-era, mansion in Valparaiso currently stands will become the site of 15 new homes, described as “upscale.” The Valparaiso Board of Zoning Appeals approved the variances needed for Downtown Valparaiso Partners LLC to proceed with the project, according to our partners at The Times of Northwest Indiana. 

    • Eleven Fifty was previously headquartered at Launch Fishers.

      Eleven Fifty to Cut Ribbon on New Location

      Eleven Fifty Academy will cut the ribbon on its new downtown location September 23. The nonprofit coding academy says it will host a grand opening ceremony November 6. 

    • The Honda Greensburg plant opened in 2008.

      Honda to Invest $4M, Add Jobs at Greensburg Plant

      The American Honda Motor Co. continues to invest in its Greensburg, Indiana plant as it has announced the factory will be producing the company’s first electrified sport utility vehicle in the U.S. The company says it will invest more than $4 million and add 34 new jobs in the plant to support production of the CR-V Hybrid.