Airport AdministrationBangor International Airport is committed to being a vital and indispensable asset to the greater Bangor Region. We're eager to help our community grow and prosper through providing efficient delivery of airport services. If there's anything you feel we can do to help, please let us know.
Anthony P. Caruso, Jr., C.M.
Anthony P. (Tony) Caruso, Jr. holds a B.S. degree in Aviation Science, with a concentration in Airport Management, from Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts. His diverse aviation background includes FBO management, airline operations and airport management. In addition to serving as Assistant Director for 10 years, Mr. Caruso directly oversaw the Airport's FBO, Bangor Aviation Services, which includes ramp services, fueling, aircraft maintenance, ground support maintenance, passenger services and customer services. Mr. Caruso is a FAA licensed Private Pilot and is a Certified Member through the American Association of Airport Executives.
Assistant Airport Director
James, returned to Maine to join the BGR team in 2013 after working at airports around the world. After graduating from Daniel Webster College where he earned his B.S. in Aviation Management and A.S. in Flight Operations, James joined the US Army as an Aviation Operations Specialist. After his service to the Army, James worked in several airport operation departments state side before traveling to Baghdad to become the Operations Supervisor/Warehouse Manager at Baghdad International Airport. At BGR, James oversees Airport's FBO, Bangor Aviation Services, which includes ramp services, fueling, aircraft maintenance, ground support maintenance, passenger services and customer services.
Janet Shifflett, C.M.
Janet Shifflett is Finance Manager at BGR, leading the financial strategy of Bangor International Airport through the ever-changing aviation industry. She is committed to maintaining a strong foundation on which the future of the airport can continue to grow its local, national, and global presence. Providing a model of thorough reporting, industry analysis, and focused decision making, her leadership ensures the bottom line will allow us to succeed even through dynamic challenges. Janet joined the team at BGR in 2011. She holds a Bachelor's degree in International Business from the University of Maine. Prior to BGR, Janet was part of the Johnson Outdoors quality team, where, as data analyst, she influenced numerous system upgrades, technological improvements and efficiencies.
Risteen H. Bahr
Risteen joined the BGR Team in March 2007. She has worked in the tourism and transportation industry since 1993. She brings a wealth of marketing knowledge and experience to the Airport. Ms. Bahr's prior experience comes from seven years as the Director of Marketing for Bay Ferries, operators of the high speed ferry service from Bar Harbor and Portland. Prior to joining the ferry operation in 1999, she was the Executive Director of the Bar Harbor Chamber of Commerce for 6 ½ years. A Maine native and graduate of the University of Maine in Orono, she is the past Chairman of DownEast Acadia Regional Tourism and is active in many other tourism related organizations such as the Maine Tourism Association, the Greater Bangor CVB, and is currently Chair of The Maine Highlands Board of Directors.
Superintendent of Operations
Robert (Robbie) Beaton holds a M.S. degree in Business Management from Husson University in Bangor, Maine. He is an experienced professional who has extensive knowledge of Operations Management. His previous experience ranges from Human Resources, Operations Manager and Plant Manager for a world class manufacturing facility. Robbie oversees the divisions of Airfield Maintenance, Building Maintenance, Fuel Division, Communications, Airport Security and Compliance, and Operations at one of the largest operating airfields east of the Mississippi.