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Tom Hendricks joined RLG International’s Executive Advisory Council

Apr 20, 2017

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RLG International is pleased to announce that Mr. Tom Hendricks will serve as a member of the Executive Advisory Council. The Executive Advisory Council is a committee of senior executives who serve as product and service advisors from the upstream and downstream oil and gas, aerospace manufacturing and airline industries.

Mr. Hendricks is a seasoned executive with broad operational and technical expertise in the aviation industry. He is the owner of TL Hendricks Aviation Strategies, LLC, a strategic consulting firm based in Mt Pleasant, South Carolina. From 2012 through 2016, he served as President and CEO of the National Air Transportation Association (NATA), representing over 2,300 aviation businesses globally.

Prior to joining NATA, Mr. Hendricks was the senior vice president of Safety, Security and Operations for Airlines for America (A4A), formerly the Air Transport Association. In this role, he was responsible for the technical and operational functions of A4A and developing and shaping A4A regulatory positions on flight operations, safety, engineering, air traffic management and security. During this time, RLG met Mr. Hendricks while he represented and advocated for airlines coached by RLG.

Prior to joining A4A, Mr. Hendricks oversaw day-to-day flight operations at Delta Air Lines as Director of Line Operations. As a captain and air-transport-rated pilot, he also served as a chief pilot in Atlanta and represented Delta on several key industry groups.

A retired Air Force Reserve colonel and career fighter pilot, Mr. Hendricks also served on active duty as a U.S. Navy officer on the USS MIDWAY (CV-41) and as an instructor pilot at the United States Navy Fighter Weapons School (Topgun).

Mr. Hendricks gained personal experience and deep appreciation for RLG’s results-focused consulting and operating style during a tour of American Airlines operations in Dallas and Oklahoma, where he saw firsthand RLG coaches deploy in line and base maintenance operations. Throughout his career, Mr. Hendricks consistently delivered significant impact and results through strategic leadership and he continues to embody RLG’s spirit and commitment to “connect the front line to the bottom line”.

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