Experience

City of Atlanta Department of Aviation

Various roles, 2013 - 2016

Miami-Dade Aviation Department.

Various roles, 2001 - 2013

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport

Various roles, 1990 - 2001

Willamette Savings & Loan

Regional Branch Manager, Assistant Vice President, 1977 - 1987

Education

Baruch College

MBA, International Business

Portland State University

BS, Management

MIGUEL SOUTHWELL

 

Aviation And Airport Services

Miguel is President of Brakkam Aviation Management, a global air transport consulting company. His aviation career spans 27 years with leadership posts at airports in Atlanta (ATL) and Miami. As General Manager of ATL, he was responsible for a combined $1 billion annual operating and capital budget. He led ATL to become the world’s first airport to transport over 100 million passengers in a single year; negotiated a landmark 20-year airline agreement with a $6 billion capital program; reversed ATL’s 4-year air cargo traffic decline; received a finding of Zero Discrepancy by the FAA in the airport’s annual safety audit – ATL’s first perfect score in 5 years; retained ATL’s ranking as the World’s Most Efficient Airport; and earned ISO 50001 Certification for ATL’s Energy Management System – the first U.S. airport to do so. He holds a Master’s Degree in International Business.