David A. Marcontell - President & COO
David has been with TeamSAI since 2001 serving in Project Management roles involving Strategic Planning, Operational Performance Improvement, New Aircraft Entry-In-Service, Flight Operations Authority Expansion, Mergers and Acquisition Due Diligence, Organizational Structure and Design, Executive Coaching, and Engineering and Maintenance Planning.
As one of the original partners of the firm and formerly President and General Manager of TeamSAI M&E Solutions, TeamSAI’s airline technical services business, David has been instrumental in the successful growth of the firm with expansion into new areas providing strategic and tactical support to clients around the world.
David is a dynamic leader with relentless drive for operational improvement with an expertise in a variety of transportation related strategic, business and tactical environments. David’s strong analytical skills, combined with his depth in operations research and data management, provide him the unique skill-set needed to identify opportunities for improvement that generate real and lasting results for a wide spectrum of clients. Before joining TeamSAI David served in increasingly challenging technical and executive positions throughout the transportation industry, with new startups and major passenger, cargo and express airlines, OEMs, and metropolitan mass transit authorities. Serving in leadership roles including Chief Engineer, Director of Maintenance, and VP-Operations, David posses a comprehensive breadth of operational and business understanding that has proven to be of significant value to clients in all sectors of the aviation industry.
Utilizing his experience as a certified Six Sigma Black Belt with a developed understanding of LEAN and other process improvement tactics, David has been instrumental in leading project team activities resulting in the multi-million dollar improvements in operational, supply-chain and production performance with numerous clients. Additionally, David has applied his experience as a former Designated Engineering Representative (DER) to lead several technical support projects.
David is an FAA licensed pilot and mechanic. He possesses an M.S. Engineering degree from Mercer University with a concentration in operations research and holds a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Virginia.