Mario Evans, a native of Atlanta, Georgia, started his professional career with DeKalb County in October 1999, where has worked in various roles at DeKalb Peachtree Airport (PDK). Mr. Evans started at the airport as the airport noise/environmental officer, handling all noise complaints, environmental matters, computer administrator, community relations and risk management. He was promoted to assistant airport Director in 2010.
As the assistant airport director he was responsible for the day-to-day operations, airport maintenance (airside and landside), security and construction administration. Additionally, he was responsible for submitting and executing the operating and capital improvement program budgets.
Mr. Evans was appointed the interim airport director in April 2015 and was hired as the airport director in December 2015.