Steve Stockam Joins Olsson as Aviation Technical Advisor

May 11, 2022

Joplin, Missouri (May 11, 2022) – Olsson, a nationally recognized engineering and design firm, announces the hiring of Steve Stockam as aviation technical advisor. In his role, Stockam will provide his expertise to airport operators, tenants and users who are working to develop best-in-class facilities.

Stockam has more than 30 years of experience in the daily operation of commercial airports. Since 1991, he served as airport manager for the City of Joplin, Missouri, where he worked directly with airlines, tenants, regulatory agencies and city departments to keep the airport running as efficiently as possible.

He served as chairperson of the State Aviation Advisory Committee in Missouri, serves as a national policy board member of the United States Contract Tower Association and executive board member of the Missouri State Aviation Council.

“Steve has extensive knowledge of how airports should operate and what services are vital for flight providers, travelers and for those who support both groups,” said Brian Coomes, aviation technical engineering leader for Olsson. “Olsson’s aviation clients will benefit from Steve’s industry experience as he helps identify solutions to all the challenges of overseeing and growing a successful airport.”

Stockam will be based in Olsson’s Joplin office but will work with clients throughout the firm’s geographic footprint.

Olsson is a nationally recognized engineering firm made up of people who craft expert solutions and designs that improve communities. The firm offers design and consulting services in planning and design, engineering, field services, environmental and technology. For more information, go to