Farewell Wishes from Jim Tarantino

Over the last 5 years it has been my genuine pleasure to serve The Gateway to Milwaukee as an intern, project coordinator, accountant, landscaper, researcher, patrol officer, event planner, and eventually Executive Director. Looking back I have a great sense of pride in the accomplishments that I was a part of and the progress that this organization has made in revitalizing Milwaukee’s airport area. I also think of the many people that I have met who have selflessly given days, weeks, and months of their time supporting our efforts through Board or Committee involvement. It is because of the continued involvement of these caring individuals, and my great faith in the abilities of Leif and Stacy, that I am certain The Gateway will continue to thrive in my absence. I will continue to serve the airport area in a new role as Economic Development Director of Milwaukee County because General Mitchell International Airport and the surrounding business district is a key economic asset for the entire region. Thank you all for the trust you have placed in me over the last 5 years and the opportunity to serve The Gateway.