Rosa Beckett was named Vice President of Engagement for the JTA in October 2021. In her role, Beckett oversees Human Resources & Organizational Development, Marketing, Communications, Customer Engagement, Labor Relations, Training and Development, Investigations, and Fare Revenue.
Beckett joins the JTA after serving as Chief Administrative Officer at Fraport USA, Inc., in Pittsburgh, where she led business operations, oversaw corporate accounting, legal and compliance functions, business intelligence, financial planning and forecasting.
Prior to joining the private sector, Beckett forged a successful 18- year career at the Jacksonville Aviation Authority where she served as Chief Administrative Officer from 2012 – 2019, and held roles in marketing and administrative services. She has led and executed strategic plans, marketing and communications initiatives, overseen legal and compliance work, and corporate operational functions in the public and private sector.
Beckett holds a Master of Business Administration and a Master of Human Resources Management from the University of North Florida, and a Bachelor of Science in Advertising from the University of Florida.
Beckett has served on multiple boards during her professional career including the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce, Leadership Jacksonville, Baptist Health, the Children’s home Society of Northeast Florida, as well as President of the Commercial Real Estate Women Association Jacksonville Chapter. The American Business Women’s Association named her Woman of The Year.