For over 15 years, Leading Edge Strategies has provided industry training to thousands of airport professionals, in addition to publishing numerous publications on airport safety and security.
Jeffrey C. Price, Owner. has nearly 30 years of experience in airport management and training. He is the lead author of Practical Aviation Security: Predicting and Preventing Future Threats, and Practical Airport Operations, Safety and Emergency Management: Protocols for Today and the Future. He is considered an internationally recognized expert in aviation security and has been the lead trainer for the American Association of Airport Executives for 15+ years. He is a former airport director of a national general aviation airport, and served as the assistant director of airport security at Denver International Airport. Jeff is also a full professor at the Metropolitan State University of Denver in the Department of Aviation and Aerospace Sciences, and holds a bachelor degree in Professional Pilot and a Master’s in Curriculum and Instruction.
|Jennifer Price is a former lead sales director for Marriott with 20 years experience in the hospitality industry. She has been the business manager for Leading Edge Strategies since 2008 and holds a degree in Hospitality Management and business, from Kansas State University.||Dawn Escarcega is a former Supervisor with America West with over 20 years experience in airline operations and management, and designing and developing training curriculums. She has a degree in Aviation Management from the Metropolitan State University of Denver.|
|Emilia Carlisle is a graduate of the Metropolitan State University of Denver with two bachelor degrees, one in Environmental Science and one in Aviation Technology. She is a pilot and flight simulator test technician. Emilia is the lead representative for Leading Edge Strategies at trade shows and seminars, and direct marketing.||Lisa Haas is a marketing and social communications strategist with over 20 years of experience in sales and marketing. She has been providing marketing support, web management and social media efforts for Leading Edge Strategies since 2010.|
|We also routinely partner with Lori Beckman of Airport Security Consulting for security related projects. Lori is the former Security Director at Denver International and the nation’s expert in airport access control and credentialing.
For certain emergency exercise facilitation and design programs and certain training programs we routinely partner with Justin Overholt of Crimson Effect LLC. Justin is an experienced Denver fire fighter with ARFF certifications and trains the range of FEMA ICS related courses.
Dawn Escarcega is a former Supervisor with America West with over 20 years experience in airline operations and management, and designing and developing training curriculums. She has a degree in Aviation Management from the Metropolitan State University of Denver.
Social Media Marketing and Publicity is conducted by Lisa Haas of Actuate Social.