Richard Jehlen Vice President of Air Traffic Management Services
Rich Jehlen is the Vice President for Air Traffic Management (ATM) Services. Prior to joining LST, he had over 37 years’ ATM experience across the Department of Defense (USAF) and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). During his tenure, his leadership responsibilities included; operational units, Air Traffic Procedures, Airspace, Automation, Planning, and Requirements, as well as, the development and deployment of both safety critical and advisory ATM systems. He led organizations with over 300 indirect reports as well as small-scale teams, one of which was recognized with the National Air Traffic Service Team Award. His international experience included selection as the U.S. member to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) for ATMRPP and FPLSG, engagement with international partners for the successful Mini-Global Demonstration, and served as the FAA lead for Annex 4 of the FAA/Eurocontrol Memorandum of Cooperation (focused on Operational Harmonization. Rich holds a Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude, from Excelsior College.