Burton Takes on New Leadership Role as Florida Air Museum President

SUN ’n FUN President John Burton is taking on a new role and a new challenge: President of the Florida Air Museum.


Prior to joining the SUN ’n FUN staff, Burton worked for the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, for nearly 15 years, most recently as Vice President of Corporate Communications. He has also served as Public Relations Coordinator at Mercy Medical Center in Oshkosh; Publications Editor at Lawrence University in Appleton (Wis.); and Services Coordinator for the University of Wisconsin Alumni Association in Madison.

A 1979 Journalism graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, Burton has also worked with ABC (television) Sports on college football broadcasts and the American League (baseball) Championship Series. He is also an active volunteer in and around the Lakeland community.

Burton and his wife, Kristin, are the parents of three daughters: Tahlia (Phil) Combs, Alayna and Brianna.

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