Speakers

Mr. David Benner, C.M.

Managing Consultant
Aviation Management Consulting Group
Kansas City, MO

David has approximately 15 years of aviation planning, operations, management, and consulting experience. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Bethel College and a Master of Business Administration degree in Aviation with a concentration in Airport Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. David has a commercial pilot license with instrument and multi-engine ratings, is a Certified Flight Instructor, and a Certified Member of AAAE. For the last 10 years, David has managed AMCG’s proprietary aviation industry database that includes industry data, information, and documentation pertaining to airports and aviation businesses published by federal and state aviation agencies and collected through the research efforts of AMCG (including survey and project-related data collection). David has served as a key research team leader on 5 ACRP projects including ACRP Report 156 (Complying with Federal Regulations: An Integrated Approach) and ACRP Report 77 (Guidebook for Developing General Aviation Airport Business Plans).

BENNER, DAVID

Mr. Jeff A. Kohlman

Managing Principal
Aviation Management Consulting Group
Centennial, CO

Jeff, a founding principal of AMCG, has over 35 years of aviation experience including the provision of airport and aviation business management consulting services for over 25 years. A majority of Jeff's consulting projects are focused on facilitating strategic airport business planning, development of primary management compliance documents (e.g., rules and regulations, minimum standards, leasing policy, and rents and fees policy), and airport management and operation assessments. Prior to his consulting career, he managed KaiserAir’s Oakland and Los Angeles Jet Centers. Jeff has an undergraduate degree in Aviation Business Administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and has taught senior-level aviation business management courses at Metropolitan State University of Denver. He is an instrument rated private pilot and aircraft owner.

KOHLMAN, JEFF