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MNAA Aviation Golf Classic

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2018 MNAA Aviation Golf Classic Tournament
Thursday, October 18, 2018
 Hermitage Golf Course - General's Retreat 
Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority's 23rd annual Aviation Classic Golf Tournament teed off at Hermitage Golf Course on Thursday, October 18, 2018.
This year, more than $80,000 was raised by tournament. Proceeds will support Musicians on Call for their work at Vanderbilt Children's Hospital, Notes for Notes® for their work with the Boys & Girls Clubs of Middle Tennessee Studios, Japan-America Society of Tennessee, Inc. (JAST) for the Nashville Cherry Blossom Festival, Nashville State Community College for the Randy Rayburn School of Culinary Arts, and the Nashville Area Chapter of the American Red Cross for local fire relief.

Since its inception, the Aviation Golf Classic has raised more than $1 million dollars for education and community initiatives in Middle Tennessee. Thanks to the generosity and dedication of our community partners, the MNAA Aviation Golf Classic continues to be successful and to help our neighbors more each year.

2018 Aviation GOLF Classic Sponsors 


Fraport USA is the developer and manager of the retail, food and beverage operations at Baltimore / Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport, Cleveland Hopkins International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport and JetBlue’s Terminal 5 at John F. Kennedy International Airport, and was recently awarded the concessions contract at BNA. Founded in 1991, it was the first to launch street pricing and branded retail in terminal in the U.S., creating the foundation for modern American airport concession development. Today, the model is known for creating a competitive environment and the creative, best-of-breed concepts it produces in terms of service, quality, variety, and control for the airport.


Chrysalis Global Aviation provides general management and technology consulting services for airport clients throughout the United States. For over 20 years, Chrysalis consultants have assisted airports in process and technology optimization, ERP selection and implementation, facility activation, project management, operational readiness, and strategy and operations. Chrysalis consultants are educated in airport industry best practices and have the ability to adapt them to a variety of environments. Chrysalis is a certified Woman-Owned Business Enterprise and Disadvantaged Business Enterprise.

Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services's reputation is the result of more than 60 years of partnerships. Beginning in 1941, when it signed its first contract with Washington National Airport, Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services has been a pioneer and innovator in the airport hospitality field. Air Terminal Services, the forerunner of Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services, evolved as air travel began to gain popularity. In 1987, it merged with the restaurants and concessions division of Sky Chefs to form Concession Air Corporation, the second largest corporation of its kind in America. The name Delaware North Companies Travel Hospitality Services was adopted in 1993. For more information, visit or more information, visit

The Hudson Group's recognizable store names, exciting retail concepts, impeccable credibility and financial
stability ensure a long and profitable relationship for our customers and airport partners. The Hudson Group Retail Division possesses a unique blend of management capabilities backed by a sterling reputation and proven success in transportation retail. Our experienced executive team develops, merchandises and manages our extensive operations, which results in  maximum revenues for our airport partners and customer satisfaction for everyone that uses our facilities. Learn more at


Nashville International Airport (BNA) and John C. Tune Airport (JWN) are owned and operated by the Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority (MNAA). Since 1970, MNAA has been charged with generating and managing its own revenue and providing for its long-term financial viability. MNAA is a self-financing entity and uses no local tax dollars.

DVL Seigenthaler/FINN Partners, is the leading communications firm in Tennessee, and one of the largest in the Southeast. We offer depth and breadth of talent representing legacy brands, prominent corporations and community pace-setters. We are public relations, marketing, advertising, creative and digital professionals. Our base is in Nashville, the heart of the booming mid-south. Our approach is to establish collaborative partnerships. Our aim is to accelerate the pace of your success.

HMSHost Corporation is world-renowned for creating customized shopping and dining spaces in travel venues. The innovative company operates in more than 100 airport locations around the globe. HMSHost has annual sales in excess of $2.3 billion, employs more than 28,000 associates worldwide, and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Milan, Italy-based Autogrill S.p.A, also a recognized leader in travel amenities. HMSHost's current operations at Nashville International Airport include Baja Burrito, Famous Famiglia Pizzeria, Quiznos Sub, Burger King, Noshville Delicatessen, Tennessee Tavern, Neely's Barbeque, Gibson's Guitar Café, 8th and Roast and three Starbucks Coffee locations.

JE Dunn Construction has been a leader in the construction industry since its founding in 1924 by John Ernest Dunn. With offices throughout the country, JE Dunn is one of the largest commercial contractors in the United States, specializing in construction management, program management, and design/build projects of every size throughout the nation. The company is consistently ranked in the top ten companies nationally by volume of work, but the one thing that sets JE Dunn Construction apart from other contractors is our dedicated commitment to provide the best possible value to our clients.

In 1956, decorated B-17 Bomber Squadron Commander, Kenneth Maxwell, started Maxwell-Webster Roofing. A few short years later, in 1963, it became Maxwell Roofing & Sheet Metal, Inc. More than half a century later, the business remains in the family, and is entering its third generation. From a local business that originally served Middle Tennessee, Maxwell quickly expanded to Northern Alabama. In 2010, Maxwell opened a satellite office in Huntsville to serve the demands of the northern Alabama region. Today, Maxwell enjoys a highly regarded reputation across the Mid-South region as an honest and capable commercial roofing and sheet metal contractor. Our goal is to become the most trusted name in commercial roofing and the recognized standard in quality and customer service.

Messer Construction Co. is a construction manager and general contractor, providing leadership for complex, commercial construction projects in the Aviation, Health Care, Higher Education, Industrial, and Science and Technology market segments. An employee-owned company, Messer’s transformational investment in its people, communities and innovative building solutions has enhanced the landscape of the 10 regions throughout the Midwest and Southeast in which its employees live and work. A local builder with national resources and expertise, the company has delivered value for more than 85 years through quality construction and client experiences, taking care to both exceed customer expectations and build long-term relationships.

SMS (Service Management Systems) Started in 1988, SMS specializes in full housekeeping programs to high traffic, public facilities currently ranging in size from 300,000 square feet to more than 2,100,000 square feet throughout the nation. Besides maintaining floors and surfaces, SMS is also always ready to respond to emergencies and immediate needs. In fact, our response times are measured in minutes, if not seconds. All our systems are also customized to meet the demands of TSA and other security agencies, without interrupting their essential functions.

Vulcan Materials Company is the nation’s largest producer of construction aggregates—primarily crushed stone, sand and gravel—and a major producer of aggregates-based construction materials, including asphalt and ready-mixed concrete. Vulcan's coast-to-coast footprint and strategic distribution network serves the nation’s growth centers. Vulcan's large quantities of aggregates are used to build and repair valuable infrastructures such as roads, bridges, waterworks and ports, and to construct buildings both residential and nonresidential, such as manufacturing facilities, office buildings, schools, hospitals and churches.

Adams and Reese, LLP
Eutaw Construction Company, Inc.
Hensel Phelps
I.C. Thomasson Associates, Inc.
Jarvis Signs
TMPartners, PLLC
Turner Construction Company


Demattei Wong Architecture, Inc.
Edmonds Engineering, Inc.
Garver Engineers, LLC
GHP Environmental + Architecture
JBT Corporation
Jones Bros Contractors, LLC
Kimley-Horn and Associates, Inc.
KONE Elevators
Paradies Lagardère
VoltAir Consulting Engineers, Inc.