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State of the Airline Industry and the Effect on the BWI Market

Join us for lunch / networking and program with guest speaker, David Harvey, Managing Director of Business Development for Southwest Airlines. 

David Harvey has been with Southwest Airlines since 1999.  He spent the first eight years of his career in Technology across Crew Management, Dispatch, Resource Optimization, Schedule Planning, Supply Chain, and eCommerce (southwest.com).  He then spent five years leading Strategic Planning with Enterprise PMO and Integrated Business Planning responsibilites across Fleet, Commercial, Customer, and Operations.  In January of 2013 he worked directly with the Chief Commercial Officer to build a Commercial Planning and Performance functions across Newtork Planning, Marketing, Revenue Management, and Financial Planning and Analysis.  In October 2013 his role changed to Sr. Director of Network Planning and Performance with a focus on Network Strategy along with Commerical and Capacity Planning.  Most recently, in January 2016 he was asked to lead a new Southwest function as International & Airline Partnerships and Corporate Sales.  He received his BBA from UT Austin in Management Information Systems and both his MBA in Operations Mangement and MS in Organizational Strategy from UT Dallas.  David earned his PMP certification in 2007.  He has 5 young sons (11, 9, 7, 5 and 1) that keep him active outside the office and a beautiful wife that is an educator and writer.

A private roundtable will be held after the meeting @ 1:30 PM for Direct members and buyers only.  David will be present to answer any questions at this roundtable as well as during the regular meeting. 

Any direct members or buyers that would like to attend the roundtable -- please see the separate invitation. 

Tickets

$40.00 Member Ticket

$50.00 Guest Ticket

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