Steve Bass

Chief Operating Officer, Delaware North, Travel Hospitality

15 years with Delaware North. Chief Operating Officer, Travel Hospitality

Bass, who has more than 15 years of experience with Delaware North, most recently served as a regional vice president of the travel business. While in that role, he oversaw the company’s southeast region, which includes food, beverage and/or retail operations at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, Nashville International Airport, Richmond International Airport, Charleston International Airport, Tampa International Airport and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport.

Among many highlights, the southeast region opened 15 new food and beverage concepts in 2016 – including the Jack Nicklaus Golden Bear Grill, which has locations in both Fort Lauderdale and Charleston.

Bass joined Delaware North in 2004 as general manager at Memphis International Airport. After two years in that role, he was promoted to district manager and given oversight of Delaware North operations at two additional airports. Prior to taking on the regional vice president role in 2012, he spent a little more than a year as a regional director – increasing his responsibility to five airports.

Prior to joining Delaware North, Bass spent nearly two years as a district manager with Krystal Company and later served as a franchise business consultant for CKE Restaurant Group in Memphis, Tenn.

Joined BGCB Board in 2018