Mr. Heidt has responsibility for the Accounting, Internal Audit, Treasury, Financial Planning, Grant Program Management, Human Resources, Corporate Training, Risk Management, IT, Procurement, Police, Fire, Safety and Environmental. Mr. Heidt began his 32-year career at the Port Authority in the Accounting Department, holding management positions in Payables, Customer Billing Services and Financial Accounting. From 1993 to 2005, Mr. Heidt was the Market Development Manager in the Trade Development Division with the responsibility of identifying the opportunities and vulnerabilities in the port�s markets. In 2005, Mr. Heidt became the Planning Manager � Container Terminals, where he oversaw the operating and capital budgets. In February 2009, he was made Vice President of Finance and Administration; then, in November 2012, was named to his current position. Mr. Heidt holds a bachelor�s degree in Finance from Michigan State University. He has received certification in the Professional Port Management (PPM) program from the American Association of Ports Authority (AAPA). He also belongs to numerous trade and traffic organizations.
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