Aviation

Brent Cagle

Brent Cagle is the Aviation Director for the City's Aviation Department, which owns and operates Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT).

He joined the department in 2012. Prior to his current position, Cagle served as Assistant Aviation Director Administration and Finance for the Aviation Department. In that position, he oversaw the department's accounting functions as well as development and management of its annual operating budget.

Cagle works closely with the Aviation Department's signatory airlines in the development and management of its Airline Signatory Carriers annual fees and charges budget and settlement. He has more than 20 years of experience in municipal government and over a decade of aviation experience. Throughout the years, he has served in various financial and aviation roles.

Cagle began his career in Waco, Texas as a research analyst with the Economic Development Department and later moved into the management of contracts.  In 2000, he joined the City of Phoenix's Auditor Department where he held various management roles in the budget office and in neighborhood services.

In 2007, he joined the City of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport where he held the position of Deputy Aviation Director. While there, he oversaw the Financial Management Division, which was responsible for the Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, a $200 million annual operating budget and capital budget. Cagle also has experience in preparation of offering statements related to issuance of airport revenue bonds.

He has a Master of Public Administration from Texas Tech University and completed his undergraduate work at Baylor University.