Washington, DC - November 2021 - JMA Solutions, a leading aviation and technology solutions provider, today announced that its Former Sr. VP of Global Affairs and Aviation Solutions, Anthony “Tony” Tisdall, has been appointed as the company’s President. Effective immediately, Tony will hold the title as President and will be responsible for managing JMA’s day-to-day operations, including implementing JMA’s strategy and vision, enhancing JMA’s internal business structure, and managing the company’s budget and finances.
Jan Adams, the company’s founder, who has been leading the organization as President and Chief Executive Officer since 2005, will continue to hold her title as CEO.
“I am proud to appoint Tony Tisdall as the new President,” said CEO Jan Adams. “Tony is an exceptional leader who has strong expertise in aviation solutions and international relations. His experience in managing a diverse highly technical workforce across multiple programs is invaluable, and will serve as an asset to JMA’s continued growth.”
Mr. Tisdall has served as the company’s Sr. VP of Global Affairs and Aviation Solutions since 2017. As a member of JMA’s leadership team, Mr. Tisdall played an integral role in managing the company’s organizational structure, providing executive oversight to internal initiatives, in addition to expanding JMA’s international footprint.
On accepting his new role, Mr. Tisdall said, “I am honored to serve as the President of JMA Solutions,” said President Anthony “Tony” Tisdall. “JMA is a company led by purpose and our team is committed to providing excellent support to our customers. We continually pride ourselves on being thought leaders in the aviation industry through the JMA iLABS initiative and making a positive impact in our community. Mr. Tisdall continues, “I am excited to join alongside my friend and Chief Executive Officer, Jan Adams, to launch the next steps for JMA.”
Prior to joining JMA Solutions, Mr. Tisdall spent over 40 years in numerous Air Traffic Control and Air Traffic Flow Management positions. Additionally, he served as Air Traffic Manager at the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) Air Traffic Control System Command Center (ATCSCC) in Warrenton, VA. In his leadership role, he led the Command Center’s National Airspace System’s (NAS) Vision initiative and worked closely with other ATO organizations, the military, and industry leadership to safely, and efficiently, integrate emerging technologies into the NAS.
Currently, Mr. Tisdall is a member of the Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) and the Civil Air Navigation Service Organization (CANSO). Within CANSO, he serves as a subject matter expert on several international task force and work groups. He also serves as a representative of JMA Solutions on the DC Chamber of Commerce Government and International Committees. In 2015, Mr. Tisdall received ATCA’s Chairman's Citation of Merit Award, Special Service Award, and many other awards and commendations.