Industry Advisory Board

a meeting of the Worldwide Industry Advisory BoardEmbry-Riddle Aeronautical University's Worldwide Industry Advisory Board serves to provide advice and guidance on course content and programs, ensuring they are relevant and meeting the needs of today’s aerospace leaders and business professionals.

Meetings are held at various locations around the country such as: Wings/LEAD Building Southwest Airlines, Dallas, TX; Microsoft Software & Systems Academy (MSSA), Colorado Springs, CO; the Atlanta Airport Authority; Boeing’s facility in Long Beach, Calif.; Federal Express headquarters in Memphis, Tenn.; Lockheed-Martin’s manufacturing facility in Fort Worth, Texas; the Metropolitan Nashville (Tenn.) Airport Authority; NetJets' corporate headquarters in Columbus, Ohio; United’s headquarters in Chicago; Nellis Air Force Base in Nevada; and ERAU’s Worldwide Headquarters in Daytona Beach, Fla.

Advisory Board Members

Col. James Callahan, USAF (Ret.)
James Patrick Callahan, Inc.

Tom Conard
Senior Director, Business Development
T-X Capture Team Leader Phantom Works,
Boeing Global Services & Support

Vince Crisler
CEO and Co-Founder
Dark Cubed

Elmar Giemulla, Ph.D.
Professor of Law
Berlin Institute of Technology

Michael Heil, Ph.D.
President and CEO (Retired)
Ohio Aerospace Institute

Tom Henricks
Henricks Enterprises, Inc.

Cliff Ingari

Suku Kurien
Vice President of Military Programs
Triumph Aerospace Structures, Dallas, TX

Lance Linguist
VP Finance/Chief Financial Officer
Texas Aero Engine Services Limited (TAESL)

Scott Ogden
Vice President
FedEx Aircraft Maintenance

Lt. Gen. Randall Mark Schmidt USAF (Ret.)
President & CEO
PointBlank, LLC

Jay B. Shelat
Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing
SmartKargo/QuantumID Technology

Paul Soporowski
United Airlines

Tony Velocci
Advisor, Aerospace and Defense
Oak Ridge National Laboratory

Jennifer J. Wise
Southwest Airlines


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