Sr. Director of Finance & Treasurer
Robert Thomson, a certified public accountant (CPA), has served as the Board appointed Indianapolis Airport Authority Treasurer since 2014 after assuming the position of Senior Director of Finance in 2013. Thomson began his career in Indianapolis with Geo S. Olive & Co. (now FORVIS, LLP), where he was an audit and tax specialist focusing on manufacturing, dealerships, and employee benefits. Subsequently, Thomson served as controller of Indianapolis Newspapers, Inc., focusing on systems implementation and profit-driver financial management. He later served as the Chief Financial Officer for a local family-owned manufacturer. Thomson joined the Indianapolis Airport team in 2004 as Accounting Director for BAA Indianapolis (BAAI), responsible for operating budgets, reporting, and financial systems. In 2016 and 2017, respectively, Thomson was named CFO of the Year by the Indianapolis Business Journal and the Medium Hub Airport Finance Professional of the year by ACI North America for his leadership and contributions to the aviation industry. Thomson, an Illinois native, holds a degree in accounting from Cedarville University.