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Emilio T. González, Ph.D.- Director

Aviation

Emilio T. González, Ph.D., is the Director of the Miami-Dade Aviation Department. He directs the operations at Miami International Airport (MIA) and four general aviation (GA) airports in the Miami area. MIA handles more than 40 million passengers and two million tons of cargo annually, and is among the nation’s busiest international passenger and cargo airports. Dr. González is overseeing the completion of one of the largest airport expansion programs in the U.S., a $6.5-billion capital improvement program that has added new terminals, roadways and other infrastructure to MIA and the County’s GA airports.

Prior to joining Miami-Dade County, Dr. González was President and CEO of NPI Advisors, an international and government affairs consulting firm. Previously, he served as President and CEO of Indra USA, the United States subsidiary of Spain’s Indra Sistemas, S.A., which is a leading European-based international company specializing in IT solutions.

Dr. González has spent most of his career involved in foreign affairs and international security policy issues. He served as Director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, an Under Secretary position within the Department of Homeland Security in Washington, D.C. Prior to his appointments at the Department of Homeland Security, he served as Senior Managing Director for Global and Government Affairs at a major Miami law firm. Additionally, he was Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs at the National Security Council at the White House. He also completed a distinguished career in the U.S. Army, retiring with the rank of Colonel.

A graduate of the University of South Florida with a B.A. in International Studies, Dr. González also earned M.A. degrees in Latin American Studies from Tulane University and in Strategic Studies and National Security Affairs from the U.S. Naval War College. He was awarded a Ph.D. in International Relations from the University of Miami. Dr. González is a member of various boards in the banking, technology and social services industries, as well as the Council on Foreign Relations.

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