Chellie Cameron

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CEO of Philadelphia International Airport

Rochelle (“Chellie”) L. Cameron became Chief Executive Officer in January 2016. As CEO, Ms. Cameron serves as the City's chief aviation representative in local, state, national and international affairs. She is responsible for directing the planning, development and administration of all activities of the City's Division of Aviation, including both Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport. She also oversees the management of about 800 Airport personnel.

Ms. Cameron served on the Airport’s leadership team for the past five years. From December 2014 until her appointment as CEO, she had been the Chief Operating Officer responsible for overseeing all day-to-day operations. She came to PHL in 2011 when she was named Deputy Director of Aviation, Finance and Administration.

Previously, Ms. Cameron spent 13 years with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA), which is responsible for operating and maintaining Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and the Dulles Toll Road, as well as constructing a 23-mile extension to the existing Washington, DC Metrorail System. During her tenure at MWAA, Ms. Cameron oversaw numerous financial and business departments for the Headquarters and at both Airports. Ms. Cameron’s experience also includes seven years as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force and one year as an Air Force civilian employee.

Ms. Cameron holds a B.A. degree in Political Science from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Auburn University at Montgomery. She is a certified public accountant in the Commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia, and a member of the American Association of Airport Executives and the Government Financial Officers Association. She also serves on the Board of Directors for LEADERSHIP Philadelphia and the Board of Trustees for Angel Flight East.