ONT Executive

Michelle Brantley

Michelle Brantley, Chief Capital Development Officer. Michelle Brantley has over twenty years of airport experience including over fifteen years in various capacities related to airport capital programs.

She leads a multi-disciplinary group of planning, business and engineering professionals to develop and implement a comprehensive on-going capital planning and delivery program. Her team prioritizes and delivers capital development projects and improvements – including capacity, modernization, and asset renewal and replacement – to meet future demand and maintain operational continuity in a balanced program. She advocates for airport-related business and tenant development to promote economic vitality at the airport and in the region. By establishing a collaborative approach to support the need for planning and programming across all OIAA departments and stakeholders, Michelle ensures the Capital Improvement Program considers fiscal responsibility and operational efficiency, while bolstering a competitive, safe, and secure environment at the Ontario International Airport. She joined ONT in May of 2019. Previously, Michelle was Senior Development Manager at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Michelle earned her bachelor’s degree, from the University of Washington, in Urban Studies her master’s in management and leadership from Western Governors University. Additionally, she is a certified member (CM) of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).