Corey Black Announced as New Director of MMAC’s Office of Facility Management
Vol.5 Issue 2
Corey Black, Director of the Office of Facility Management Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center

With the retirement of 32-year federal service executive, Charles Sullivan, this past December, some pretty large shoes were left to fill. Fortunately, working alongside Charles for the past seven years was his Deputy, Corey Black. As of January 1st, Corey officially assumed the role of Director of the Office of Facility Management at the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center. Corey demonstrates strong leadership skills, and has a wealth of knowledge and experience pertaining to facility management, having over 25 years of varied federal experience. Corey has served in a variety of positions and agencies throughout his career, including the U.S. Department of Interior, the U.S. General Services Administration, as well as the Federal Aviation Administration. Significantly qualified to fill such executive shoes, and then some, Center personnel are looking forward to the continued success of the Office of Facility Management under Corey’s leadership.

Corey’s federal career began when working with the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) as a Real Estate Appraiser in Ada, Oklahoma. The appraisal work included agricultural, commercial, industrial, and residential properties for the BIA and the Chickasaw Nation. After five years, Corey moved to the General Services Administration (GSA) in Oklahoma City working as a Property Manager. He also served as the Asset Manager and the Service Center Manager during his nearly 10 years with the GSA. His last two years with the GSA included oversight responsibilities as the Service Center Manager for New Mexico as well. Previously serving as the Deputy Director of the Office of Facility Management at the Aeronautical Center, his duties encompassed operating and maintaining 129 buildings, comprising 3.3 million square feet. Corey has enjoyed ten years of working for the FAA at the Mike Monroney Aeronautical Center. His FAA career began, when working as the Franchise Program Manager at the FAA with oversight of a $500 million revenue program. This program provides a variety of services to the FAA and other federal agencies. Such services include - accounting services, IT services, multimedia services, logistical service to provide parts for the National Airspace System (NAS), aircraft maintenance, international training and contracting services.

Corey resides in Newcastle, Oklahoma and has been married to his wife, Kathy for 27 years. Kathy teaches 6th Grade Science at Newcastle Middle School. Together, they have two children, Collin and Chloe. Collin currently works on the family farm and Chloe is in her first year of college at Oklahoma City Community College. Away from work, Corey spends most of his time with his family and loves to go golfing and hunting with his children.

Congratulations Corey on your new position!

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