Jeremy Valcich

Director, Innovation Programs

(703) 797-9016 | [email protected]

Jeremy Valcich, C.M., ACE, IACE, is the Director of Innovation Programs for the American Association of Airport Executives. In his role, Valcich manages the association's Airport Consortium on Transformation (ACT) program, which is focused on evaluating, coordinating, and launching programs in airports to accelerate the adoption of innovative solutions. Jeremy leads the collaborative efforts between airport executives and corporate partners in implementing new technologies across the airport industry. Valcich also works closely with AAAE's Regulatory Affairs Team to provide continuous industry updates to airport executives regarding regulatory action and key policy developments in the nation’s capital. Valcich continues to build and cultivate a community of airport and industry professionals through multiple AAAE committees. Prior to joining AAAE, Valcich was an Airport Operations Officer at the Southwest Florida International Airport in Fort Myers, FL. While at KRSW, Valcich served as the Chairman of the AAAE Young Professionals Committee. In this role, he helped develop and implement new professional development, educational, and networking opportunities for the next generation of airport professionals. Valcich continues to work with AAAE’s Young Professionals Committee as a staff liaison; he is responsible for educating members on federal affairs initiatives, including DOT, DHS, FAA, TSA and CBP, via 'State of the Airport Industry' reports. Valcich began his aviation career as an intern with the Operations department at the Jackson Hole Airport in Jackson, WY. He is a 2016 graduate of Kent State University with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics. He is a native of the seacoast of New Hampshire.