GSP Appoints Kirk Eickhoff as SVP and Chief Financial Officer
The Greenville-Spartanburg Airport District has named Kirk Eickhoff as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. In this role, Mr. Eickhoff will be responsible for developing and executing the District’s fiscal strategy and administrating its revenues and expenses. In addition, he will oversee the Finance, Accounting, Internal Audit, Risk Management, Disadvantaged Business Programs, and Procurement departments. Mr. Eickhoff will begin his new position on November 28, 2022.
“I am extremely excited to welcome Kirk to the GSP team as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer,” said Dave Edwards, president and CEO of GSP. “GSP has a long-standing history of financial excellence. I am confident that Kirk’s experience, financial background, and values align with GSP’s mission and vision of continued excellence for the future.”
With 15 years of progressively responsible accounting and finance experience, Mr. Eickhoff was most recently the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the Tucson Airport Authority (TAA). He also served as the Director of Finance and Manager of Financial Planning, Budgeting and Analysis for TAA. Mr. Eickhoff has also worked for the University of Arizona Health Network.
“With a rich history of innovation and growth, along with a host of recent awards, GSP demonstrates the type of record that would attract any industry professional,” said Mr. Eickhoff. “The executive team leaders I encountered were warm and welcoming and communicated a clear vision for both the airport and culture. I also shouldn’t ignore what may be the largest contributing factor to my decision to join the GSP team, and that is the community. My family was so overwhelmed by the beauty and hospitality we encountered in Upstate South Carolina that accepting the offer was a very easy choice. I feel very privileged to join the GSP team.”
Mr. Eickhoff earned his bachelor’s degree in Corporate Financial Management from the University of Akron. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).