About

Team

Learn about the Team at Metropolitan Nashville Airport Authority, including our President & Chief Executive Officer, Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, and Vice President & Chief Financial Officer.

Photo of Douglas E. Kreulen, A.A.E.

Douglas E. Kreulen, A.A.E.

President & Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Kreulen serves as the Authority’s President and Chief Executive Officer.  Mr. Kreulen joined the Authority in 2012 and was promoted in 2014 to Chief Operating Officer. He was named President & Chief Executive Officer in December 2017.  Before joining the Authority, Mr. Kreulen served four years as Director of Operations for Huntsville International Airport.  Prior to his career in the commercial aviation sector, Mr. Kreulen served in the United Stated Air Force for 27 years, earning the rank of Colonel and holding prominent command and staff leadership positions.  He is an Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.).  Mr. Kreulen earned a Bachelor of Science in Laboratory Technology from Auburn University, a Master of Science in Personnel Management from Troy University, and a Master of Science in National Security Strategy, National War College.

Photo of Robert L. Ramsey, P.E., A.A.E., IAP

Robert L. Ramsey, P.E., A.A.E., IAP

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Ramsey serves as the Authority’s Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.  Mr. Ramsey joined the Authority in 2003 and currently serves as Chief Operating Officer and Senior Vice President.  He oversees the Operations and Facilities Maintenance, Public Safety, Development and Engineering, and Strategic Planning departments for the Airport and the Reliver Airport.  Mr. Ramsey previously served as Vice President and Chief Engineer, where he was responsible for, among many other capital projects, the development and launch of the BNA Vision, the Authority’s growth and expansion plan for the Airport.  He also served eight years in the United States Air Force as an officer in multiple squadron leadership roles.  A graduate of the University of Missouri and the Virginia Military Institute, Ramsey is a Professional Engineer (PE), and Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) and an International Airport Professional (IAP).

Photo of Margaret M. Basrai, CPA, CGMA, C.M.

Margaret M. Basrai, CPA, CGMA, C.M.

Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Ms. Basrai serves as the Authority’s Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Ms. Basrai joined the Authority in January 2018 and currently serves as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. She is responsible for the financial and fiscal management functions for both the Airport and the Reliver Airport, including financial planning and analysis, budgeting and accounting, financial investment, debt management, grant financial administration, oversight of rates and charges, and procurement.  Ms. Basrai has 19 years of accounting and financial management experience in the aviation industry. She previously served as Vice President and Controller for the Wayne County Airport Authority, which operates Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Willow Run Airport, and its airport hotel.  She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA) and a Certified Member (C.M.) of the American Association of Airport Executives.  Ms. Basrai earned a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and an MBA from Michigan State University.