Member Spotlight

Ben West

Manager, Operations
Bowers Field Airport

Year joined?


Who is your industry mentor?

Rick Cloutier, Idaho Falls Regional Airport

What has being involved in AAAE meant for your career?

AAAE has opened more doors and networking opportunities than any other source. It has been the reason for moving forward into more challenging roles in the aviaiton industry.

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Dream destination?

Big Sky, Montana

If someone wrote a biography about you, what would be the title?

Trial by Fire

What has AAAE training/certification meant to you?

AAAE training is an invaluable resource in today's competitive aviation environment. I am currently working toward the C.M. designation which I know when complete will help me show my value in future career opportunities. The various training within AAAE is a wonderful avenue or tool for individuals looking to stay on top of cutting-edge industry education, trends and analysis.

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