Kevin P. Healy (President and CEO) joined Campbell-Hill in October 2011, as Senior Vice President and was named President & CEO in March of 2017. Prior to joining the firm, he was Senior Vice President of Marketing and Planning at AirTran Airways. Starting in 1999, he directed all aspects of AirTran’s commercial and strategic planning and was part of the team that led the successful turnaround and eventual sale of the company to Southwest Airlines. Under his leadership, AirTran was awarded the prestigious Market Leadership Award from Air Transport World. Mr. Healy has testified before the U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary, provided expert assistance to the U.S. Department of Justice, the Competition Bureau of Canada and multiple Federal, State and Local officials.
It is with great sorrow that we announce our founder, colleague, mentor and friend Dr. Brian Campbell passed away on September 6, 2019. Brian will be missed, but his wisdom, compassion and character will live on in our hearts and memories.
Dean B. Hill (Principal) has led the Campbell-Hill airport consulting practice for two decades. Mr. Hill's expertise is based on 27 years of airline experience in the planning department at Delta Air Lines, where he gained extensive operating expertise in all facets of airline planning, marketing, and analysis. Mr. Hill has particular skill in route and marketing strategy, hub development, acquisition evaluation, code-sharing and carrier alliances, and regulatory affairs. Under Mr. Hill’s direction, Campbell-Hill has prepared and participated in air service presentations which resulted in well over 200 new Domestic and International nonstop flights.
Rex J. Edwards (Vice President) has worked widely in analyzing new cargo airports in the U.S. and overseas. He has developed databases and analytical methods for estimating regional demand and supply patterns for several airport market studies. He also created economic impact methodologies for several FAA funding applications and passenger carrier mergers on market competition. In addition, Mr. Edwards has conducted numerous maritime and intermodal studies.
James I. Lundy (Vice President) specializes in air passenger and economic analyses that are utilized primarily in air service presentations, research reports, anti-trust analyses, and expert witness testimony. Mr. Lundy is skilled in developing route forecasts and estimating passenger market sizes. Additionally, he has experience in estimating the economic impacts of airports and airlines on local communities, and he has performed airport and airline cost-benefit analyses.
Eric K. Ford (Vice President) has over twenty-five years of airline and aviation consulting experience involving air service development, pricing, planning, and financial analysis. Through prior consulting work, Mr. Ford prepared domestic and international air service proposals for numerous medium and large U.S. airport clients. As Director of Pricing Development at US Airways, he was responsible for all domestic pricing activity, fare rule development, and strategic revenue analysis.
Kevin J. Schorr (Vice President) is a strategic advisor to airport clients of all sizes. In the past 17 years, he has helped more than 50 different airports in developing domestic and international air service. The former TWA director has developed air service presentations, strategic plans, incentive programs and airport stakeholder surveys. He also regularly helps airports communicate and partner with local and regional organizations regarding air service issues.
Howard K. Mann (Vice President) provides specialized expertise in the areas of air service development, strategic planning and regulatory policy to client airports. His main goal is to create and implement strategies to help grow and retain domestic, regional and transoceanic routes. His 18 years of industry experience has included positions at an aviation consulting firm and at ACI-North America. Mr. Mann also brings a unique approach to air service development by incorporating aeropolitical and passenger facilitation policies into route proposals in order to ensure new itineraries are sustainable in the future.
Reid S. Appleby (Vice President) brings 28 years of experience at American Airlines in a variety of management roles. He specializes in network planning, route forecasting and air service development. Most recently, he managed AA's Atlantic Joint Business network planning activities with British Airways, Iberia and Finnair. He also served as manager of route planning, leading a staff of analysts to identify and forecast route opportunities for AA's worldwide network. He has attended numerous industry conferences and met with airports, tourism and business groups from around the globe.
Nico Gurwicz (Director) joined Campbell-Hill in July 2018. He has 10 years of extensive travel industry experience encompassing international network planning, revenue analysis, and airline business development. Before joining Campbell-Hill, Mr. Gurwicz worked at Iberia Airlines, a subsidiary of International Airlines Group (IAG), as a Business Development Manager in their North American division. He also held network planning and business consulting positions at Southwest Airlines.
Todd Schroder joined the firm in June of 1996. He conducts in-depth research on competition issues in the domestic air service market, international aviation agreements, and trade negotiations. His expertise spans numerous databases, demographic and geographical information systems (GIS).
Katie Niehaus is a senior research professional specializing in airline route strategy, financial, and marketing analysis. Ms. Niehaus brings to the firm broad analytical experience in the airline industry including route planning, performance analysis, pricing and inventory management, distribution planning, online sales strategies, international sales channel development, and Global Distribution System relationships.
Kristine Allen is a senior research professional specializing in economic and financial analysis and air service development. Ms. Allen brings to the firm experience in airline route planning, finance, traffic forecasting, leakage analysis, airline industry analysis and international route strategy.