Charles Bluemle

Executive Vice President Operations and Partner Relations

Charles is responsible for all airport operations and partner relations for CI. He brings nearly two decades of professional management experience to CI, growing and developing operations in the hotel and airport industries.


Charles joined CI in 2015 as the Director of Operations for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport and quickly made a significant impact leading to his promotion to operating partner. Charles brings a variety of experience in multiple airport markets that include Chicago, Orlando, Atlanta, and California. He has worked with multiple brands and partners like Lettuce Entertain You, Rick Bayless, and Master Chef Tom Catherall.


Charles is a visionary with a grass roots approach to inspire development at all levels of the operations. He sustains relationships with partners, brands, vendors, airport staff, community leaders, and most importantly his direct team members.

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