Business View Magazine | May 2021

98 BUSINESS VIEW MAGAZINE MAY 2021 didn’t realize there was a firefighting operation in progress. When Stuth explained that, the callers immediately withdrew their complaints. Stuth is very candid about his passion for the airport and the pivotal role it plays in the region. He shares, “Coming here to Columbia Airport, after working at a lot of these other airports that are very politically contentious, it was a huge breath of fresh air to find a community that was so in support of the airport and what the airport does for the local community – not just when it comes to firefighting, but for everything that it does in terms of intrastate commercial, and interstate commercial, and all the other business aspects it covers. It is small in size but definitely a big economic driver in the community and the surrounding area.” PREFERRED VENDOR/ PARTNER n Visit Tuolumne County