Woolpert Hires Senior Aviation Program Director Paul Strack
CLEVELAND (March 12, 2019) — Woolpert has hired Paul Strack as principal and senior program director, serving clients within the firm’s Aviation market. Strack brings 35 years of experience in aviation planning and engineering throughout the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Great Lakes Region and a keen awareness of the challenges facing airports today.
Strack’s background encompasses the areas of aviation development projects, including oversight of master planning, airfield layout and engineering, construction phasing, safety and security issues, grant applications, funding, cost estimating and construction project management for general aviation and air carrier facilities.
Strack said he was attracted to the position because of Woolpert’s reputation and engagement in the aviation community. He said it’s important to him that the firm is very active in helping drive the aviation policy and funding agenda in the state of Ohio and across the country.
“Woolpert’s focus on results and practical designs in the architectural, engineering and geospatial (AEG) environment are fundamental for new technologies coming online in the aviation industry,” Strack said. “The firm’s Strategic Consulting services are helping airport sponsors determine the best returns on investment as new capital investments come online. Through the services offered in this space, we can provide sound, focused solutions to complex challenges.”
Strack is a two-time past president of the Ohio Aviation Association. He also is a member of the American Association of Airport Executives, Great Lakes Chapter Corporate Committee; the Ohio Regional Business Aviation Association; and the Michigan Association of Airport Executives. He holds a degree in architecture from Washtenaw Community College in Michigan.
“Paul is well known for his focus on client satisfaction and his ability to guide his project delivery teams through sound project fundamentals,” Woolpert Vice President and Aviation Services Practice Leader Chris Snyder said. “We are excited to have Paul join our team and add his talents and experiences to the consulting we offer our clients.”
Woolpert is the fastest growing architecture, engineering and geospatial (AEG) firm in the country, delivering value to clients in all 50 states and around the world by strategically blending innovative design and engineering excellence with leading-edge technology and geospatial applications. With a dynamic research and development department, Woolpert works with inventive business partners such as Google and Esri; operates a fleet of planes, sensors and unmanned aircraft systems (UAS); and continually pushes industry boundaries by working with advanced water technologies, asset management, building information modeling (BIM) and sustainable design. The firm, which is 95th among ENR’s Top 500 Design Firms, supports a mission to help its clients progress and become more progressive. For over 100 years and with 28 offices across the U.S., Woolpert serves federal, state and local governments; private and public companies and universities; energy and transportation departments; and the U.S. Armed Forces. For more information, visit woolpert.com or call 937-531-1258.