"Flight Plan For Your Future" a panel discussion on careers in the aviation industry

Thursday, September 9 at 11:30 a.m.

From St. Norbert College, August 24, 2010
by Mike Counter, mike.counter@snc.edu, (920) 403-3089

When you think of a career in aviation, being a pilot or flight attendant usually comes to mind. But the range of opportunities in the aviation industry is much broader than that.

St. Norbert College is bringing together some top aviation executives for a panel discussion, "Flight Plan For Your Future," on Thursday, Sept. 9 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the F.K. Bemis International Center on campus. They'll discuss the wealth of options in the aviation industry including marketing, human resources, finance, IT and web design.

The panel will consist of:

Tim Romenesko, President and COO of AAR Corp.AAR is a leading provider of products and value-added services to the worldwide aviation/aerospace industry.

Jim Rankin, President and CEO of Air Wisconsin. Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation operates as the largest privately held regional airline in the United States.

Dan Dickinson, Chairman and CEO of General Aviation Services. Their business is buying, selling, brokering and leasing commercial and business aircraft, helicopters, engines and spare parts worldwide.

Tom Miller, Austin Straubel Airport director. As the third largest airport in the State of Wisconsin, Austin Straubel International Airport operates a 24-hour, 365-day a year operation. The airport provides job opportunities for over 2,000 people in northeast Wisconsin.

Romenesko and Dickinson are members of St. Norbert College's board of trustees.

The event is free and open to St. Norbert College students and the general public.

For more information on "Flight Plan For Your Future" contact Lynette Green, director of corporate and foundation relations at St. Norbert College at 920-403-3235 or lynette.green@snc.edu.