Chief Information Officer
Ted is responsible for the strategic and operational planning and implementation of IT-related endeavors.
He brings more than 20 years’ experience managing and overseeing the information and operational functions of major airlines to Brightline. Prior to joining in 2014, Ted served as Vice President of Technology at Porter Airlines after spending 11 years as Senior Director and Chief Technologist at AirTran Airways. During his tenure at AirTran, he was responsible for overseeing and streamlining various aspects of the airline’s operations, including managing the IT team, creating and implementing new technological advancements and IT disaster recovery plans, developing and sustaining partnerships, as well as managing an operating budget of $32 million.
Ted holds a Masters of Business Administration (MBA) from Purdue University, and graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science from Alma College. Ted’s family hails from Michigan, and he is considered a jack-of-all-trades in his laundry list of hobbies that include woodworking, bee keeping and a beginning orchardist.