BDA Breakfast Series

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December BDA Breakfast:
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. 

Alaska Airlines – Puget Sound’s hometown airline and BDA member – will also give away two roundtrip tickets to one lucky Breakfast attendee. Secure your seat today.


About the Speaker

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
Senior Vice President and Washington Middle Market Sales Leader - KeyBank
2020 Incoming BDA Board Chair


Event Details

Tuesday, December 10, 2019
7:30  - 9 am

Bellevue Club
11200 SE 6th St
Bellevue, WA 98004

Registration Information

$45 BDA Members, Students, and Government Representatives
$60 Non-Members
$320 Corporate Table for BDA Members, Students, and Government Reps (Seats 8)
$440 Corporate Table for Non-Members (Seats 8)

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Round out your air travel itinerary with the December 19 Bellevue Chamber Luncheon, featuring Lance Lyttle, Port of Seattle Aviation Director. The more you know!


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