Leadership for a Growing Region | Insights from Ben Minicucci, President, Alaska Airlines | December BDA Breakfast

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Leadership for a Growing Region | Insights from Ben Minicucci, President, Alaska Airlines 

Join us for a special December BDA Breakfast about growth and the opportunities to respond on the ground and in the air. Like many businesses, Alaska has taken a strategic look at the challenges affecting the Puget Sound economy. Ben Minicucci, President of Alaska Airlines, will share key trends and insights in transportation, connectivity and aviation and what they mean for the future vitality of our Downtown and the region. 

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About the Speaker

Ben Minicucci | President - Alaska Airlines

As president of Alaska, Ben is responsible for both operations and commercial functions. He’s leading the execution of the company’s strategic plan including a focus on Alaska’s network, flight schedule, sales, revenue management, safety and operations, marketing and real estate.  Ben has contributed in various roles of increasing responsibility at Alaska since starting in 2004.

Before joining Alaska Airlines, Ben spent seven years serving in a variety of roles at Air Canada and served in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Ben holds a bachelor’s and master’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Royal Military College of Canada. He’s currently on the board of directors for the Silicon Valley Leadership Group and the University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business Center for Leadership & Strategic Thinking.


Jill Scheuermann
SVP and Washington Middle Market Sales Leader - KeyBank
2020 Incoming BDA Board Chair


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