Business owner appointed to St. Louis Regional Airport board
Steve Futrell, owner of E-Rate Funding Solutions, LLC in East Alton, has been appointed to serve as Commissioner for St. Louis Regional Airport. The Madison County Board selected Futrell to serve until May of 2021 to complete the term of Dennis Dubbledee who passed away earlier this year.
“I am appreciative of the appointment to the Airport Board of Commissioners,” said Futrell. As a lifelong resident of the area I am keenly interested in its economic development. My goal is to take an active role in the vision of the Airport Authority and to assist in every way possible to implement strategies to realize the vision.”
E-Rate Funding Solutions provides FCC E-Rate and technology consulting services to schools, school districts and libraries nationwide. Before opening the business, he served as chief technology officer for Special School District of St. Louis County and director of technology for St. Louis Public Schools.
Futrell is a graduate of Roxana High School. He earned a Master’s in Education from Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville and a B.S. from Welch College in Nashville, Tenn.
“We are delighted to have Steve’s passion for economic development and professional expertise on the board,” said David C. Miller, director of aviation at St. Louis Regional. “We expect his experience in technology, business and the public sector to be extremely valuable as we continue to expand the airport’s 600-acre business park.”
Article Courtesy Illinois Business Journal Editor