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Brett Levanto

Director of Operations,
Aeronautical Repair Station Association

Brett Levanto is ARSA’s vice president of communications. He joined the association in March, 2014 after four years as an analyst for the U.S. Marine Corps. While a Civilian Marine, Mr. Levanto provided analytical, planning and consultant support to the commanding generals and civilian directors of Headquarters Marine Corps staff agencies. His professional experience includes quantitative analysis for contracting firm AE Strategies, mission coordination at Angel Flight Mid Atlantic and corporate business development at Lockheed Martin.
In 2004, Mr. Levanto graduated magna cum laude from the George Washington University. He received a Master of Public Policy from the College of William and Mary in 2009.

Opinion: An Open Letter To The New FAA Administrator 
ARSA outlines issues it hopes Stephen Dickson will embrace.
Decoding The Difference Between Advanced Tech Myth And Reality 
How can businesses manage the hype surrounding advancing technologies?
Opinion: Recruiting The Future MRO Workforce 
Where do you look for the aviation maintenance workforce of the future?
Finding People With Skills And Passion To Bolster MRO 
The workforce shortage is the central driving factor in MRO capacity and workload management.
Path To Safer System Must Include Information Sharing 
To “speak with honesty and candor” requires understanding the final goal: What must be shared to improve the overall system in a way that promotes safety?
Embracing Drones And 3D Printing In The Regulatory Framework 
Using new technologies, such as additive manufacturing, in the aviation industry should not complicate regulatory oversight.
Efforts To Develop MRO Technicians Must Continue And Expand 
Ongoing initiatives by ARSA and industry to fill the technician pipeline are working, but more needs to be done.
ARSA Survey On Workforce Gaps Reports Useful Findings 
A snapshot of the MRO workforce, staffing issues, and what it takes to get a new hire fully trained once on board.
Opinion: Tips For Regulatory Compliance 
How well do you know the regulations?
Aviation Policy Panic? Forget Politics
Hopefully, we can get past the social-media-fueled debate on whether 2016 was the worst year ever, the dawn of a new age, both, or neither, and focus instead on how we can navigate uncertainty over the next 12 months.
Air traffic controller at work in tower
Rising Tide, Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying And Love Technical Education 2
As an industry, aviation can advocate for policies and develop programs that cultivate technical talent; as sure as a rising tide lifts all boats, so too can a strong wind catch all wings.
Air Strip On A Film Strip 5
The magic of flight is not about Bernoulli’s principle, airspeed, altitude or technology … it’s not even about an artistic livery or lavish in-air accommodations. What matters is aviation’s impact on our lives and livelihoods. With that story, we can build support to ensure that both our fleets and the goods or families flown in them are maintained by the finest men and women.
The World Turns On The Turn Of A Wrench – Save The Aviation Workforce 15
There’s a looming crisis in the aviation workforce. We’re all talking about it, which is good. The question is: how do we get the world to notice?

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