Career Highlights


Professional Experience and Accomplishments

  • Front-line airline customer service

  • Corporate financial analysis and budgeting

  • Airline scheduling and fleet planning, including all-cargo

  • Airline market planning and forecasting

  • Economic and operational analysis in support of aircraft sales

  • Analysis of non-traditional new business development prospects for major airframe manufacturer, including supervision of innovative team approaches

  • Airliner marketing, including input to worldwide forecasting process; liaison with financial and appraisal communities; analysis and presentation to planning and executive management

  • Numerous successful consulting engagements, including airport air service development; litigation support, including expert testimony; aerospace program analysis; analysis in support of policy initiatives; new business plan development and analysis; and due diligence analysis

  • Extensive experience managing groups and teams

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills

    More than 125 published articles; four pictorial books

    More than 100 formal presentations, including support of sales activities

    Hundreds of published photos of transportation subjects
    Widely quoted in trade and general press, print and broadcast media about airline/commercial aerospace matters

  • Excellent understanding of transportation economics

  • Ability to explain complex subjects for industry and general audiences

  • In-depth knowledge of transportation history, particularly air and rail

  • Extensive travel: all 50 U.S. states; all six historically-inhabited continents

  • Guest lecturer for graduate-level university classes

  • Numerous industry contacts, at all levels