The AeroDynamic Advisory Team
Kevin Michaels is Managing Director of AeroDynamic Advisory, a speciality consulting firm focused on the global aerospace and aviation industries. He has 32 years of experience, including hundreds of consulting engagements for leading aviation and aerospace companies across the globe. Previously Dr Michaels was a Vice President with ICF International’s Aerospace & MRO consulting practice from 2011 – 2016. He was a co-founder and partner with AeroStrategy from 2001-2011, until its acquisition by ICF. Kevin is a globally recognized expert in the aerospace manufacturing and MRO sectors, and has significant expertise in business-to-business marketing, customer satisfaction, M&A advisory, technology assessment, cluster development, and strategic planning. His experience spans all major market segments, including air transport, business & general aviation, and military.
Richard joined AeroDynamic Advisory as a Managing Director in January 2022. Since 1988, Richard has tracked aircraft programs, markets, and companies as an analyst and consultant. He manages consulting projects in the commercial and military aviation field and analyzes broader defense and aerospace market and industry trends. He has advised numerous aerospace companies, including most prime and many second- and third-tier contractors in the US, Europe and Asia. He also advises numerous financial institutions on aerospace market conditions.
Taha is an Analyst at AeroDynamic and is responsible in-depth analysis on a broad range of aerospace engagements. During his undergraduate studies, Taha took on different internships in unique industries, such as IOT consulting, Finance, and Corporate Development at companies including BlueMetal Inc., BAE Systems, and Pacific Architects & Engineers (PAE). Within BAE Systems, Taha held multiple roles including, Business Development Intern and Lead Intern analyst in Urban Air Mobility.
Martha Neubauer is an Associate at AeroDynamic Advisory, where she conducts comprehensive market research for a broad range of aerospace engagements. Through consulting Boeing on a strategy for composite recycling, Martha developed a passion for aerospace. Martha then joined Boeing through their Engineering Career Foundation Program and gained experience in all stages of the product lifecycle, spanning both commercial and defense. While at Boeing, Martha built skills in manufacturing operations, market analysis, customer relations, interiors configuration, and new airplane development.
Michael Cisek is a Senior Associate at AeroDynamic Advisory, a specialty consulting firm focused on the global aerospace and aviation industries. Michael’s experiences have dealt with both commercial and military clients in activities such as program management, organizational change management, customer satisfaction, brand management and process improvement.
Mike Stengel is a Senior Associate at AeroDynamic Advisory, where he is responsible for research and analysis of aviation and aerospace markets for the firm’s clients and intellectual property. His particular area of focus is in the air transport manufacturing and Maintenance, Repair, & Overhaul (MRO) sectors. Mike's projects have spanned the aerospace industry, and include topics such as aftermarket strategy, transaction/M&A advisory, customer satisfaction, strategic technology assessments, and economic development for airlines, OEMs, industry associations, and investors.
Klaus Mueller has over 29 years of experience as senior executive in multibillion dollar aerospace firms and actively managed several multimillion projects during his tenure. Klaus is an expert in both the OEM and MRO sectors of aerospace, and has deep functional expertise in marketing, strategy, technology and innovations. He serves on the advisory boards of Aviation Week Conferences and the Abu Dhabi Aviation Summit. Klaus holds a Master of Business and Mechanical Engineering from TU Darmstadt.
Glenn McDonald is a Principal at AeroDynamic Advisory, a specialty consulting firm focused on the global aerospace and aviation industries. He has ten years of full-time consulting experience, working first at AeroStrategy, then at ICF International. Glenn has supported and managed many different projects, covering corporate strategy development and execution, acquisition search and transaction support, market analysis, cost and performance benchmarking, economic development, and regulatory analysis and development. His primary focus has been in aerospace manufacturing and Maintenance, Repair, and Operation (MRO).
Jonas Murby is a Principal at AeroDynamic Advisory, a speciality consulting firm focused on the global aerospace and aviation industries. He has 17 years of experience, including more than 50 consulting engagements for leading aviation and aerospace companies across the globe. Earlier, Jonas was a Principal with ICF (formerly AeroStrategy), in United States, where he assisted a global set of MROs, OEMs and investors with market analysis, market strategy, transaction support and customer satisfaction.
Kevin Papak is a Associate for AeroDynamic Advisory, a specialty consulting firm focused in aerospace and aviation, and has over two years of experience in the industry. After brief consulting engagements in the telecommunications and auto industries, Kevin began his career in the aviation industry with GE Aviation as a member of their Operations Management Leadership Program (OMLP). With GE Aviation, Kevin held roles ranging from Quality Engineer to Lean Specialist to Materials Leader, as well as a pilot engagement with GE’s Corporate Audit Staff (CAS).
Andreana Izotov is an Analyst at Aerodynamic Advisory, where she performs in-depth market research and analysis for a wide variety of companies and product segments within the aerospace industry and supply chain. During her time at the University of Pennsylvania, she interned for Aerodynamic and assisted on projects ranging from business aviation strategic analysis to a comprehensive overview of US military aircraft MRO.