Janulyn Yvette Lennon, Director of Security, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
Janulyn Lennon became Hartsfield-Jackson’s Director of Security in 2011. Hartsfield- Jackson accommodated over 104 million passengers in 2016 and the employer for 63,000 employees.
Ms. Lennon leads the team responsible for protecting and managing the Airport security program – a comprehensive security approach that includes risk-based security, compliance and enforcement, inspections, access control, security services, physical security, contract management, surveillance, smart security initiatives and risk-mitigation
Under Ms. Lennon’s leadership, the Airport has executed numerous security programs including enhanced background investigations, perimeter protection and, most recently, a comprehensive employee screening checkpoint. Additionally, Ms. Lennon was charged with implementing a comprehensive human trafficking educational awareness training program
at the Airport.
Further, Ms. Lennon will provide security oversight and ensure security considerations are at the forefront of the airport’s new development program known as, ATLNext. ATLNext is a $6 billion dollar project over a 20 year span. ATLNext is designed to boost capacity, renew and replace existing facilities, and enhance ATL’s aesthetic appeal. Some of the
larger projects include cargo warehouse facilities, sixth runway, modernization of the domestic terminal, a new concourse, 4 star hotel, and parking decks.
Ms. Lennon represents Hartsfield-Jackson on the Transportation Security Administration’s Aviation Security Advisory Sub-Committee, and she is active in the security practice areas of the American Association of Airport Executives and Airports Council International. In December 2016, Ms. Lennon received her International Airport Professional (IAP) Certification after successfully completing the Global Airport Management Professional Accreditation Programme (AMPAP), which promotes professional excellence in airport management.
Ms. Lennon joined the Hartsfield-Jackson team in 2002 following a successful career in corrections, which included a tour of duty as a deputy superintendent at a regional jail in Virginia. A native of Baltimore and graduate of North Carolina Central and Coppin State universities, Ms. Lennon hold a Bachelor of Science degree in criminal justice and a Master
of Science degree in criminal justice/security administration, with summa cum laude .honors.