Daniel K. Elwell
Director of Alaska Air Group since 2021
• Aviation Industry Expertise
• Extensive Experience with Government, including the Federal Aviation Administration
Mr. Elwell served as Deputy and Acting Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) from June 2017 to November 2020, where he was responsible for the safety and efficiency of the largest aerospace system in the world. He also had oversight of the FAA’s multibillion-dollar Next Gen air traffic control modernization program to accelerate the shift from ground-based radar to state-of-the-art satellite technology. Mr. Elwell also served as Senior Vice President for Safety, Security and Operations at Airlines for America (A4A) from 2013-2015 and was Vice President of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) from 2008 to 2013. He is also a former military and commercial pilot.
Current Non-Public Company Board Service:
• Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air (subsidiaries of Alaska Air Group)
• BS, U.S. Air Force Academy