Kathy Megarry named CMA vice president of human resources and labor relations
(Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN – June 23, 2022) – The Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) has appointed Kathy Megarry as Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations for the organization.
“Kathy’s experience in human resources and labor relations in both the public and private sectors will be essential in our efforts to recruit and retain top talent, diversify our workforce and raise awareness of careers in the field of aviation to a new generation,” said Atif Saeed, MAC’s Chief Financial Officer.
The MAC employs 690 people and has reached 13 collective agreements with various unions at seven Twin Cities airports, including the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport, one of the top 20 airports in the country. The Vice President of Human Resources and Labor Relations is a senior executive who oversees workforce policies, recruiting, staffing, compensation, professional development, employee engagement, labor relations and diversity, equity and inclusion efforts.
“The MAC – and its employees at all levels – are such an important part of the fabric of the Twin Cities,” Megarry said. “I am delighted to bring my expertise to the Commission at a time when the aviation industry is experiencing significant change and growth as it continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.”
Megarry has over 20 years of experience in the public and private sectors of human resources and labor relations. She is currently the Director of Labor Relations for Hennepin County, where she manages county relations with 17 bargaining units representing 6,500 of Hennepin County’s 9,000 employees. She previously held leadership positions with Macy’s Corporate and Marshall Field’s in the areas of human resources and labor relations. Megarry holds a master’s degree in human resources, labor relations and law from the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and a bachelor’s degree in management and professional writing from Hamline University.