Toney is the Fayetteville Regional Airport Interim Airport Director for the City of Fayetteville, and he has served since April 1993.
Previous to Fayetteville, Toney served 25 years in the Army as an Army Reserve and Active Duty Aviation, and Special Operations Officer. During his military service he earned numerous awards for meritorious service including two Bronze Stars for distinguished service during combat operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom. As the Deputy Director at Fayetteville, Toney is responsible for direct supervision and oversight of all airport staff sections and supporting entities to include Administration, Maintenance, Custodial, Fire, and Law Enforcement Officer (LEO) Support Services.
Toney earned his Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) Certification with the American Association of Airport Executives in 2006, a Bachelor’s Degree from Winston-Salem State University, a Master’s Degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, and a Doctoral Degree from Northcentral University. He also holds a Commercial Pilot’s License with instrument ratings in helicopters and airplanes.
Fun Fact: Toney “Flies Fayetteville”, whether he’s in the passenger seat of an American or Delta Airlines aircraft or serving as pilot-in-command of a private aircraft from Fayetteville’s Flight School – All American Aviation!