Chad G. Nixon, MBA
Senior Vice President & Business Development Officer
Chad G. Nixon serves as Senior Vice President & Business Development Officer at McFarland Johnson, Inc. Chad brings tremendous energy to the company and is consistently sought out for his innovative problem solving skills. He leads the strategic growth of MJ's market sectors and provides oversight relative to new services, growth opportunities and industry trends. Chad also serves as Special Projects Manager on statewide and airport specific aviation planning projects. He has a highly diverse background that includes his service in the U.S. Navy as an air traffic controller, then airport operations manager and aviation planner. His areas of aviation expertise include: aviation forecasting, economic analysis, airport negotiations, business planning, and project management.
Chad received his MBA with a specialization in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He serves on numerous national, state and regional aviation committees and boards of directors. Chad has a strong bond with his community through volunteerism and civic activities. He has served as a Cub Scout leader, a student advisor at Binghamton University, participates in several local charities, and local committees within his community. Chad says his biggest challenge is maintaining the work - family balance with two young kids that seem to have a million activities including football, guitar, soccer and gymnastics to name a few.