Tad Hutcheson serves as vice president – Community Engagement for Delta Air Lines responsible for building the airline’s brand in the communities it serves by partnering with key non-profit organizations.
Tad rejoined Delta in late 2011, 16 years after his first stint at the airline. Prior to rejoining, he served as vice president – Marketing and Sales for AirTran Airways where he oversaw Marketing, Sales, e-Commerce, Public Relations and the loyalty program. In addition, Tad served as vice president – Marketing and Business Development for KIWI International Air Lines, a new entrant carrier in the mid-1990’s.
A graduate of Leadership Atlanta, Tad is active in the Atlanta community serving on many boards including the Atlanta Police Foundation, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Central Atlanta Progress, Georgia Chamber of Commerce, Junior Achievement of Georgia, King University, Leadership Atlanta, the Marketing Roundtable, and the Board of Advisors for Metro Atlanta Chamber of Commerce. He has received numerous awards for his involvement including a Centurion Award from HOPE ATL, the League Leadership Award from the Atlanta Business League, the Y’s Man Award from the YWCA, a Whitney M. Young Service Award from the Boy Scouts, and the Aspire Award from Junior Achievement.
Tad holds a bachelor’s degree from King College and an MBA from Wake Forest University.
Tad and his wife, Janin, a Boeing 737 pilot, reside in downtown Atlanta with their daughter, Eliza.