1976 - 2001Northwest Airlines (NWA)
 Starting with North Central Airlines which merged with Southern Airways in 1979 to create Republic Airlines which acquired Hughes Air West in 1980 and finally was acquired by Northwest Airlines in 1986.
1969 - 1976McDonnell Douglas Corporation

Primary Responsibilities
1986 - 2001Purchasing of NWA's global term contract jet fuel requirements exceeding two billion U.S. Dollars in 2000.
1989 - 2001International Air Transport Association (IATA) aviation fuel committee representative.
1996 - 2001IATA aviation fuel technical committee representative.
1978 - 1990Contracting for all U.S. on airport storage and into plane services.
1978 - 1990U.S. Airport fuel consortium representative.
1978 - 1990Airline Transport Association (ATA) fuel committee representative.
1969 - 1976FAA certification flight data acquisition and analysis as Flight Test Engineer on DC-10 series 10 to 40 aircraft.

Associated Experiences
  • Initiated company jet fuel shipments by truck and common carrier pipelines for Republic and Northwest Airlines.
  • Initiated the companies use of Bonded and Free Trade Zone (FTZ) fuel and claims for Duty Draw Back on international flights.
  • Designed and implemented in house computer fuel bid analysis program and was a subject matter expert on the design team for the tendering program.
  • Designed and implemented in house automated jet fuel inventory monitoring and management system.
  • Initiated Republic Airlines fuel conservation programs.
  • Member of Northwest Airlines fuel conservation and tankering task force.
Industry Evolution Experiences
  • Airline deregulation
  • Oil industry deregulation
  • Creation of airline operated airport fuel consortiums
  • Creation of Commodity contracts for Crude Oil and Heating Oil

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