Bill Wyatt began serving as the Executive Director of the Salt Lake City Department of Airports (SLCDA) in November 2017. The SLCDA operates Salt Lake City International Airport and two reliever airports, South Valley Regional Airport and Tooele Valley Airport.
Wyatt was named Director of the Year in the Large Airports Category by Airport Experience News in 2020.
Prior to joining SLCDA, Wyatt spent 16 years as the Executive Director of the Port of Portland where he oversaw four marine terminals, two general aviation airports and Portland International Airport (PDX). Previously, he served as Chief of Staff to former Oregon Governor John A. Kitzhaber for seven years, preceded by six years as President of the Oregon Business Council, and five years as Executive Director of the Association for Portland Progress, then, Portland’s downtown development association. Wyatt served as a state representative from the Astoria, Oregon area from 1974 through 1977.