Jeffrey C. Price, C.M.

Jeff Price is a Principal with Leading Edge Strategies, an aviation management training and consulting company and an Associate Professor at the Metropolitan State University of Denver. He has 23+ years in the aviation industry, including service as an Airport Director at Jefferson County Airport, the Assistant Security Director at Denver International Airport and a U.S. Coast Guard Officer.

He recently served as lead author for Practical Aviation Security: Predicting and Preventing Future Threats, and lead author for AAAE's Certified Member Body of Knowledge and the sole author of the ACE-Security program. For the past seven years, Jeff has taught AAAE's Airport Security Coordinator course, along with airport safety and operations courses. Jeff has also written for Airport Magazine, Aviation Security International and Plane and Pilot magazines and has over 200 bylines to his name.

Jeff trains mostly in the areas of airport management, operations and security; he consults on airport emergency and security planning, conducting NIMS and HSEEP compliant tabletop exercises, public relations, and provides expert witness services. 

"We are undertaking major construction projects over the next four years and I am more prepared because of the information presented at the course. Jeff Price is an amazing instructor. I have attended three courses offered by AAAE and his course was by far the best." - John D. Strong, C.M., ACE, Airfield Manager, U.S. Marine Corps