Steve Hutchens — Strategic Business Planning Principal
Steve has more than 30 years in business leadership, consulting, and aviation, with over 20 of those in general aviation industry supporting flight operations, corporate aircraft management, flight training, aviation safety, and professional pilot services. Steve is passionate about helping non-commercial airports position themselves to compete and win in an increasingly competitive, and financially-pressured, environment.
With his extensive background in business leadership, consulting, management, operations, and innovation to meet challenging business requirements, Steve has repeatedly proven ability to assemble and lead decentralized, cross-functional teams, prioritize multiple engagements, and cogently respond to challenging, unique business situations.
Steve has served as an Airport Commission member of Leesburg Executive Airport, Leesburg, Virginia, and was instrumental in many airport improvements including runway and apron renovation, new hangar construction, a new terminal building, and the foundation for development of an instrument landing system. He has also served as a committee member supporting a study group on behalf of the Virginia Department of Aviation to define growth areas for general aviation in the Commonwealth in the next 20 years.