Denise Bryan

Fairfield County Airport

A native of Sanford, N.C., Denise Bryan has been a South Carolina resident since 1993. She comes from a family of aviation: Her father was an air traffic controller and her husband is an aircraft mechanic. She has a private pilot license and owns a Cessna 210. Denise earned a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University with a minor in Airport Management. Her 13-year career in aviation includes a total of eight years between Columbia Metropolitan, Birmingham International and Augusta Regional Airports before accepting the Airport Director role at Fairfield County. Denise holds membership in the Experimental Aircraft Association and holds a Certified Member (C.M.) designation from the American Association of Airport Executives. Her interest in serving on the board of directors is to provide her the opportunity to help promote general aviation around the state, specifically, its importance to economic and community development.