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Elliott Paige
Director , Government Agency - Aviation
Atlanta, United States
Bilingual (English, Spanish) economic development, trade policy, and aviation expert, with 20+ years experience, seeking a senior leadership position. Can relocate when needed.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Director, CEO, COP, President
  • Trade, Finance, Economics, Cooperation, Global
Professional Experience:
• Advises Airport General Manager and other senior staff on implementation of revenue development strategy to take account of economic business cycles, market preferences, community politics, and passenger preferences derived from work with data-driven surveys
• Directs air service development strategy as part of commercial development for the airport
• Leads efforts resulting in record-level passenger and cargo traffic growth to an estimated 107 million, and almost 700,000 metric tons, respectively, in 2018, via adding new passenger and cargo routes
• Supervises the implementation of $6 billion capital improvement program as it relates to the enhancement of service excellence to accommodate passenger and cargo growth for next 20-years
• Collaborates in the structuring of lease agreements as it relates to air service development with airlines and other logistics transport operators on the airport
• Oversees and motivates strategic professional partnerships and administrative human resource, as well as contractors related to air service development for cargo and passenger business development initiatives
• Utilizes superior communication skills, matched with interpersonal skills to engage with vendors, retailers, and economic development agencies
• Builds consensus with other airport stakeholders on real estate and air service operating projects, such as the planning & development of cargo facilities, concessions, car rental, innovation & airport incubation, such as the first Cargo Community System among U.S. airports
• Head marketing efforts on behalf of the airport, local government and State government to expand air service, according to the Master Plan objectives
• Influence the introduction of new destinations, and increased frequencies, via providing customized business cases to airlines and implementing a $10 million air service incentive program
• Steer public-private partnership relationships, towards the sustainable increase of air service
• Serve as a thought leader, on all matters concerning aviation/airport revenue generation, air service development, and future trends, at various local and international conferences, and to government officials, upon request
• Implemented the first truck congestion mitigation system in the US - ATL TruckPass, which harnesses technology and community collaboration to enhance cargo operation and handling efficiencies
Education:
MSc - Economics, Universidad Católica Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

BSc - Economics and Business Administration, University of the West Indies - Barbados

Executive Education, Doctor of International Relations – Geneva School of Diplomacy, Switzerland (thesis pending)

International Airport Professional (IAP) Certification, Airports Council International (ACI-World), 2017

Airport Executive Leadership Program (AELP), Concordia University & ACI-World, 2017
Affiliations and Achievements:
• Board Member of the World Trade Center Atlanta
• Board Member of the Georgia Council for International Visitors
• Advisory Board Member and Fellow of Clayton State University, School of Supply Chain Management
• Advisory Board Member of Georgia Tech – School of Supply Chain Logistics
• Immediate-past Executive Board Member of the Atlanta Air Cargo Association
• Partner in Aviation Career Day Program for Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
• Panelist/speaker at various domestic and international conferences and events
• Formally adjunct lecturer, Master’s in International Trade Policy, University of the West Indies
• Professionalism and Distinguished Service to Community Award, Asian-American Heritage Foundation, 05/2018
• Outstanding Contribution to Trade Development and Global Diplomacy Award, Antigua & Barbuda Association of Georgia, Inc., 11/2018
• Excellence in Supply Chain Aviation Award, (ATL Airport), Metro Atlanta Chamber, 3/2019
• Air Cargo Excellence Award Platinum Winner 2019 (ATL Airport), Air Cargo World, 1/2019

Available for:
  • Job opportunities
  • Being headhunted – make me an offer

    Years of Experience:
    More than 20 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Masters
    Languages:
    English, French, Spanish
    Nationality:
    Antigua And Barbuda , United States
    LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/elliottpaige/
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