Peter F. Dumont’s career of more than 30 years in aviation ranges from his beginnings as a U.S. Navy air traffic controller, to Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the North American sector of a $3 billion defense contracting services company, and now as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA).
After retiring from the Navy, Mr. Dumont began his private sector career with Serco, Inc., where he served as Vice President of Aviation and later COO. During his tenure, he oversaw multiple lines of business. His responsibilities included airport management contracts, air traffic control (ATC), ATC equipment installation, meteorology, weather observation, ATC engineering, control tower fabrication and installation, air traffic management (ATM), labor relations, business development, and a number of non-aviation related contracts and corporate management functions.
A recognized expert in the field of aviation, Mr. Dumont has been published in a number of ATM-related articles and has provided numerous interviews. He is regularly requested to deliver keynote addresses at aviation events and appear on discussion panels.
Today, as President and CEO of ATCA, Mr. Dumont serves a membership of over 3000 in all aspects of the ATC/ATM community. He interacts and collaborates daily with Fortune 500 companies as well as government executives to develop strategy and policy for the future of ATC/ATM. In addition to sitting on several boards of directors, Mr. Dumont represents ATCA on the Policy Board of the U.S. Contract Tower Association (USCTA), and is the newest member of RTCA’s NextGen Advisory Committee. He is also a past president of the Aero Club of Washington, and a former Co-Chair of the Institute Management Council (IMC) supporting the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).
Mr. Dumont holds a Bachelor of Science in Professional Aeronautics and Master of Science in Aviation/Aerospace Management, both from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.