Jennifer Reid Egbe, a partner at Huie, Fernambucq & Stewart, LLP, has been appointed to the Birmingham Airport Authority Board of Directors.
Since joining Huie in 2007, Jennifer has focused her practice in the areas of automotive product liability, personal injury, medical malpractice, employment litigation defense, general insurance defense and civil rights litigation. She has served on trial teams that have multiple defense verdicts and summary judgment phase dismissals. Additionally, she is a 2017 honoree of the Birmingham Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 and is involved in several local service initiatives.
Egbe’s appointment is immediate. She will complete the term of previous board member Robert Earl Kelly. The six-year term began July 29, 2020 and expires July 29, 2026.
The Birmingham Airport Authority was established in 1986 to manage the Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport and continue its growth. The Birmingham Airport Authority is governed by a seven-member Board of Directors, appointed by the Mayor of the City of Birmingham and confirmed by the Birmingham City Council. The day-to-day operation is managed by the President and CEO and the Birmingham Airport Authority staff of over 100 employees within five departments.