The Port Authority prides itself on having a lean, customer-focused team. Every Port Authority staff member is empowered to respond to our customers’ concerns.

Rick Platt
Rick PlattPresident and CEO
Chief executive, economic development, government relations, real estate
Phone: 740.788.5500×235
Cell: 740.334.3801
Email Address
John Vermaaten
John VermaatenDirector, Facilities and Operations
Facilities team oversight, project management, environmental, construction
Phone: 740.788.5500×222
Cell: 740.334.3800
Email Address
Erin Grigsby
Erin GrigsbyDirector, Finance and Compliance
Financial, accounts payable, security, insurance, safety, human resources
Phone: 740.788.5500×234
Email Address
Bill Wright
Bill WrightOperations Coordinator
Inventory, operations support, facilities support, accounts receivable, computer services
Phone: 740.788.5500×229
Email Address
Clarence Cottrell
Clarence CottrellProject Manager
Project management, on-site facilities, contractor supervision, construction, autonomous vehicles
Phone: 740.788.5500×224
Email Address

For emergencies, dial 740.788.5500 ext. 1 or visit Alert System.