CEO, Philadelphia International Airport and Northeast Philadelphia Airport
Rochelle (“Chellie”) L. Cameron is the Chief Executive Officer of the Philadelphia International Airport and the Northeast Philadelphia Airport, a large hub airport system serving over 30 million passengers annually. She oversees the planning, development and administration of all activities for the City’s Division of Aviation, which generates more than $15.4 billion in annual spending to the regional economy and accounts for more than 96,300 jobs within the region. Cameron has made enhancing the customer experience, improving current airport facilities and expanding the airport for the future her top priorities.
Cameron has been a member of the Airport’s leadership team since 2011. Previously, Cameron spent 13 years with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) and served for seven years as an active duty officer in the United States Air Force and one year as an Air Force civilian employee; she completed her service in 1998 as an active duty Captain.
Cameron holds a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an MBA from Auburn University at Montgomery. She is a certified public accountant in the Commonwealths of Pennsylvania and Virginia and a Certified Member of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE).
Cameron serves on numerous boards and advisory groups at the national and local level. Her leadership roles in the airport industry and local community reflect her passion for the role airports play in connecting communities with the world, growing local economies, and developing diverse and inclusive employee teams.