2012 Top 40: Courtney A. Beamon

Aug. 21, 2012

Courtney A. Beamon


Delta Airport Consultants, Inc.

Date of Birth: 10-24-73

Years in Aviation: 16

Courtney A. Beamon, P.E. joined Delta in 1996 and has worked in a variety of positions: serving on engineering teams, managing client relationships, spearheading corporate initiatives, and overseeing operations across the company’s eight offices. She has served as the firm’s CFO and also played a key role in business development.

Beamon currently serves as chair of the Airport Consultants Council (ACC), the trade organization that represents private businesses involved in the development and operations of airports and related facilities. She has been an active board member since 2005, including terms as vice chair and secretary/treasurer. Beamon's past leadership positions include chair, AAAE/ACC Planning, Design, and Construction Symposium, and chair, ACC/FAA Summer Workshop Series. 

Other industry involvement includes her service as a member of the Virginia Airport Operators Council, and her current position of treasurer and board member for the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society.

Beamon holds a B.S. in Civil Engineering with a minor in Communication Studies and an M.S. in Civil Engineering from Virginia Tech, as well as an M.B.A. from Virginia Commonwealth University.  Beamon recently completed the ACEC Senior Executives Institute leadership training, and she is a Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). She is also a licensed professional engineer and a private pilot.

Presently, Beamon serves as Chair of the Virginia Tech College of Engineering Advisory Board.   Beamon has been recognized with several professional awards for her outstanding service:  Airport Consultants Council Chair’s Award; Virginia Tech Department of Civil Engineering Young Alumni Award; and the Virginia Aeronautical Historical Society’s Judge Spain Award.