Mark Crosby, AAE, is the Vice President of Aviation for McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. An accredited airport executive (AAE), Crosby is a nationally recognized subject matter expert in airport security, operations and planning, emergency management and public safety.
Crosby has more than 30 years of experience in aviation at the airport systems in Portland and Sacramento, working in the areas of operations, real estate, security, economic development, and public safety. Most recently, Crosby was the principal consultant, business development lead, project executive, and subject matter expert for Ross & Baruzzini’s aviation security, emergency management, maritime and public safety clients. At McCarthy, Crosby is responsible for enhancing McCarthy’s relationships with the aviation community as well as broadening the firm’s aviation experience.
In addition to his work with McCarthy, Crosby serves in leadership positions at many aviation organizations. In 2023, he was appointed to the AAAE Board of Directors where he serves as the Vice Chair of the Corporate Committee. Other organizations he is a part of include the American Association of Airport Executives, Airports Council International, Aviation Security Advisory Committee, and the International Association of Airport Executives. He is also a brigadier general in the U.S. Air Force as an active reservist and the Assistant Adjutant General for the Oregon National Guard (ORNG) responsible for emergency management. Joint Task Force and Dual Status Commander-certified, he provides direction to elements of the ORNG for developing and executing plans, policies, and programs.
Crosby is a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy with a degree in business management and earned his MBA in Finance from Golden Gate University.