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Hernando selects new manager for Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport

BROOKSVILLE — Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport will soon have a new manager.

Kevin Daugherty, who has managed the Frederick Municipal Airport in Maryland since 2007, accepted an offer from Hernando.

If Daugherty, 40, clears human resources background checks, he will replace Don Silvernell, who retires at month's end. His starting salary would be $80,000.

"The track record he established at Frederick, Maryland, was extremely strong,'' said Michael McHugh, Hernando County's business development manager. "The things he has accomplished align well with where we are and where we're going.''

McHugh, who was on the interview team, said he thought Daugherty was a man driven by accomplishment and would be "able to pick up and carry the ball forward after Don leaves.''

Daugherty also earned high marks from Cheryl Marsden, Hernando's director of administrative services.

"He has a true passion for working at the airport and is just a real go-getter,'' she said. "He's one of those people who eats, sleeps and breathes his job.''

Daugherty, who also worked at Roanoke (Va.) Regional and Denver International airports, was an aviation weather observer for five years with the U.S. Marine Corps.

Barbara Behrendt can be reached at [email protected] or (352) 848-1434.

Hernando selects new manager for Brooksville-Tampa Bay Regional Airport 06/18/13 [Last modified: Tuesday, June 18, 2013 10:09pm]
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