Preston Aviation Solutions Pty Ltd, a Boeing [NYSE: BA] wholly owned subsidiary, announced that Lisa M. Jones has joined Preston's team as Consulting Services and Customer Support manager. Jones, who joined Preston on Oct. 1, brings extensive experience as a management consultant to the aviation industry.
Based in Preston's Fairfax, Va. office, Jones will be responsible for managing a team of consulting professionals and support engineers, coordinating delivery of Preston's services to the U.S. and European markets.
Prior to joining Preston, Jones held senior positions as a program manager and management consultant, where she successfully developed project management processes and procedures based on industry best practices and Project Management Institute (PMI) standards.
In her most recent position, Jones played an integral role in defining the organizational design and strategy for the successful coordination and deployment of security staff at JFK International Airport.
"Lisa's achievements in her previous roles clearly demonstrate her expertise in project management and strategic business planning, and we are fortunate to have her on our team," said Paul Gargett, president of Preston.
Preston develops state-of-the-art aviation management software, helping customers worldwide increase efficiency, capacity and safety through integrated simulation, decision support and scheduling solutions. Preston has developed advanced optimization and visualization technology, as well as industry expertise, to meet the needs of its customers through innovative software systems and consulting services. Headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, the company also maintains offices in London, Washington D.C, Atlanta, and Miami.
Preston is a unit of Boeing Air Traffic Management, which is developing concepts for an integrated, global air traffic system. These concepts will dramatically improve the safety, security and capacity of the current system, and reduce environmental impact while retaining affordability for all users.