Russell L. Peaden, C.M.
Director Real Estate & Concessions
Capital Region Airport Commission/Richmond International Airport
Mr. Peaden has served the Capital Region Airport Commission/Richmond International Airport since 1998 managing real estate, the foreign-trade zone program, and serving as the DBE liaison officer, In 2004 he was promoted to Director of Real Estate and in 2009 to Director of Real Estate and Facilities. In 2021 to Director Properties and Concessions. As the Director of Properties and Concessions, he is responsible for commercial leasing, property development, tenant relations, project management, concessions, and risk management, in addition he serves as the Commission’s DBE Liaison officer, and Foreign-Trade Zone administrator. A graduate of the University of New Mexico, he is a Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives, member of the National Association of Foreign-Trade Zones , the Airport Minority Advisory Council, Virginia International Business Council.