Tom Lintner is currently the President and CEO of The Aloft Group, LLC, as well as Managing Director of Aloft Aviation Consulting, Ltd., in Dalkey, Ireland. Tom retired after 30+ years with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration serving in various leadership roles in Washington, D.C. His 42 years experience and familiarity with U.S. and European air traffic control and flight operations, ATC enroute and terminal procedures development, safety and quality assurance, and accident investigation and litigation, represents a unique range of aviation expertise. Since joining Aloft, he has lead the organization in an international expansion of subsidiaries and partnerships, increased the client base and created a unit specializing in operational risk management and multi-disclipinary program management. Tom is a citizen of Ireland and the United States and is a trained safety auditor with EUROCONTROL and ICAO. He is a member of the US DOT team supporting NATO in Brussels as a Civil Expert specialising in Emergency Operations, Air Traffic Control and Flight Operations. Tom maintains U.S. Airline Transport Pilot and Certified Flight Instructor licenses, and holds both an Aircraft Dispatcher and FAA Control Tower Operator license. He is a member of the International Air and Transportation Safety Bar Association, the International Society of Air Safety Investigators, and the Lawyer-Pilot Bar Association.