ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 3 /PRNewswire/ -- iJET Intelligent Risk Systems, a leading provider of global intelligence and business resiliency services, today announced the addition of aviation safety professional David A. Prewitt to the iJET Transportation Intelligence Advisory Board. Prewitt's air safety knowledge complements the Transportation Board's existing industry expertise in advising iJET's initiatives to strengthen and protect corporate and government facilities, supply chain assets and transportation channels against threats around the world.
ANNAPOLIS, Md., March 3 /PRNewswire/ — iJET Intelligent Risk Systems, a leading provider of global intelligence and business resiliency services, today announced the addition of aviation safety professional David A. Prewitt to the iJET Transportation Intelligence Advisory Board. Prewitt's air safety knowledge complements the Transportation Board's existing industry expertise in advising iJET's initiatives to strengthen and protect corporate and government facilities, supply chain assets and transportation channels against threats around the world.
Prewitt currently serves as Managing Director, Air Safety and Regulatory Compliance for FedEx Express. Prewitt has managed all aspects of the FedEx Flight Safety Program, including maintenance and ground safety worldwide, since August 2006. He also manages the emergency response plan for FedEx Express and is responsible for the development of the airline's Safety Management System.
Prewitt has a long history of dedication to the air safety industry, having worked with both freight and passenger airlines. Prewitt served as Vice President of Safety for Alaska Airlines, overseeing all of its safety and security functions. Prior to his tenure at Alaska Airlines, Prewitt was Staff Vice President of Corporate Safety and Security at Trans World Airlines (TWA), where he managed all safety and security activities worldwide, developed an internal audit system for TWA operating departments, was involved in the Flight Operations Quality Assurance Program with the Federal Aviation Administration, and developed TWA's accident and incident reporting system and a safety information system and database. Prewitt developed his aviation expertise during his 28 years in the U.S. Army Aviation, retiring as Chief Warrant Officer Five.
Prewitt has served on the Board of Directors for the Medallion Foundation in 2002 and was Chairman of the Global Aviation Information Network (GAIN) until 2006. Prewitt received an MS in Education from Troy State University and a BS in Aviation Management from Embry Riddle. He holds current Airline Transport Pilot (ATP), Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) and Ground Instructor Certificates.
"Dave's extensive background and knowledge has made him an authority in the industry and we look forward his contributions to the board," said iJET CEO Steve Hoffman. "His career-long focus on aviation safety and security will further enhance the Transportation Board's mission of providing sound analysis on the transportation-related demands and issues our clients face today."
Transportation Intelligence Advisory Board members are appointed by iJET to identify current trends in transportation security for global trade and to offer advice around iJET's risk management services. Formed in 2006, the board focuses on threats to supply chain networks and corporate assets in all modes of transportation due to disasters, globalization, and unstable corporate operating strategies.
Board members also provide analysis and recommendations for iJET's Worldcue Airline Monitor service, an extension of its Worldcue Travel Risk Management solution. The Worldcue Airline Monitor allows companies to further minimize their travelers' exposure to risk by notifying travel managers of trips booked on airline carriers that do not meet minimum standards of operational safety. iJET's intelligence team and transportation experts monitor and analyze information on more than 350 airlines, including large commercial scheduled passenger airlines and a number of smaller and charter passenger carriers, to determine risk ratings.
The Transportation Intelligence Board is comprised of industry leaders in NATO programs, naval intelligence, transportation consulting, global security enforcement, law and risk management. The Transportation Board joins the Security Intelligence Advisory and Health Intelligence Advisory Boards to support iJET's corporate risk management and resiliency services.
Additional iJET Transportation Intelligence Board members include: — Andrew Chester — Vice President of Global Information Services for iJET (Chair of Transportation Board) — Henry DeGeneste — Former Director of Public Safety and Superintendent of Police for the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey — Luke Ritter — Founder and CEO of Trident Global Partners — Captain David M. Swain RN — Retired from the UK Royal Navy after 34 years service worldwide.
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