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The Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA), operators of Nashville International Airport (BNA) said this week that Robert Ramsey has been promoted to executive vice president and chief operating officer, while Kristen Deuben was promoted to vice president of finance and deputy chief financial officer.

MNAA added that Traci Holton has been promoted to vice president of engineering and deputy chief operating officer, while K.C. Hampton was promoted to assistant vice president of information technology.

In his new role, Ramsey will oversee the information technology department as well as leading operations, facilities maintenance, public safety, engineering, environmental management, safety and strategic planning and sustainability at both BNA and John Tune Airport (JWN).

Ramsey joined the MNAA in 2003 and he was instrumental in launching the BNA Vision, MNAA’s expansion and renovation plan for BNA.

“Robert Ramsey has a proven record of superior performance at both of our airports,” said Doug Kreulen, MNAA president and CEO. “Robert has the experience and leadership talents necessary to ensure we continue to meet Nashville’s and Middle Tennessee’s growing demands for commercial, corporate and the general aviation services today and into the future.”

Deuben was promoted from assistant vice president of finance and in her new role will oversee accounting, financial planning and analysis, risk management and treasury for the MNAA.

Holton joined MNAA in 2003 and most recently served as assistant vice president of development and engineering before her promotion this week. She played a key role directing the $1.4 billion BNA Vision airport expansion.

Hampton joined the MNAA after decades working in IT. In his new role, he will manage strategic and day-to-day activities of the IT department to ensure effective and efficient planning, delivery and security of enterprise systems.