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Brent Cagle

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Brent Cagle serves as the Interim Aviation Director of Charlotte Douglas International Airport (CLT). Prior to this appointment, Cagle was Assistant Aviation Director, Administration and Finance at CLT, overseeing the Aviation Department’s accounting functions as well as overseeing the development and management of the Department’s annual operating budget. Cagle also works closely with the Airport’s signatory airlines in the development and management of Charlotte Douglas International Airport’s Airline Signatory Carriers annual fees and charges budget and settlement. 

Cagle brings more than 20 years of experience in municipal government and 9 years of aviation experience, serving in various financial and aviation positions. He began his career in Waco, Texas as a research analyst with the Economic Development Department and moved into management of contracts. In 2000, Cagle joined the City of Phoenix’s Auditor Department where he held various management roles in the budget office and in neighborhood services.

In 2007, Cagle joined the City of Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport where he held the position of Deputy Aviation Director. During his tenure at Sky Harbor International Airport, Cagle 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 brings experience in preparation of offering statements related to issuance of airport revenue bonds. 

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


​Experience
  • Interim Aviation Director – Aviation Department, City of Charlotte (2013 – Present)

  • Assistant Aviation Director – Administration and Finance, Aviation Department, City of Charlotte (2012 – 2013)

  • Deputy Aviation Director – Aviation Department, City of Phoenix (2008 – 2012)

  • Management Services Administrator – Aviation Department, City of Phoenix (2007 – 2008) 

  • Budget Analyst – City of Phoenix (2004 – 2008)

  • Management Assistant – City of Phoenix (2000 – 2004) 

  • Internal Auditor – City of Phoenix (1998 – 2000)

  • City Liaison – City of Phoenix (1994 – 1996)

  • Research Analyst – City of Phoenix (1995 – 1996)

Education
  • Master of Public Administration from Texas Tech University​

  • ​​Bachelor of Arts in English – Professional and Technical Writing, Environmental Studies from Baylor University