ONT Executive

James Kesler

James Kesler, Chief Operations Officer. James Kesler has more than 19 years of extensive experience in all aspects of operations, strategy, business development, revenue generation, innovation, communications, and relationship retention.

James is a mechanical engineer and an inventor who holds 18 U.S. and 12 international patents. James has spent more than 5 years at the Ontario International Airport, working as a senior-level consultant in a variety of aspects. He played an integral role in the expansion of cargo efforts, increased revenue in real estate and enhanced security measures.

James is the Chief Operations Officer for Ontario International Airport and is responsible for the day-to-day functions of operations, maintenance, and safety and security. In his duties he relies heavily on his problem solving and innovation experience to increase revenue, meet all standards and requirements, and keep the airport operating in a safe and secure manner.

James has a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Brigham Young University. James is also the founder and owner of Kenaz Designs LLC, a Mechanical Engineering and Consulting firm.