BDI is pleased to announce that Andrew (Andy) Solsvig has joined its team as a Business Development Representative in its Reno, NV (USA) headquarters. Solsvig has attained a broad spectrum of aviation industry experience from serving in key leadership positions at numerous airports during the course of his career.
Solsvig will be supporting the implementation of the overall business development strategy, directly engaging with the airport community, and translating the company’s business objectives into marketing strategies that drive revenue. In addition, Solsvig will administer the marketing budget, identify, and track key metrics, and establish positioning for a wide range of BDI products.
“I am excited to join BDI and be part of a team of experts that specializes in a niche, but essential, aspect of the airport industry. I’m looking forward to sharing my experience in airport operations with BDI’s current and future projects” says Solsvig.
“We are excited to welcome Andy to our team. His skills and experience as a seasoned, successful airport executive is a great addition to BDI,” says President Don Bergin. “Andy will drive market awareness of BDI’s products and services through a rare combination of technical savvy, customer focus and persuasive communication. His skill set spans all aspects of the airport industry, and our projects and customers will benefit from his knowledge.”
Solsvig is an Accredited Airport Executive (A.A.E.) by the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and holds a BA in Airport and Business Management from the University of North Dakota. Previously, Solsvig served in key roles at large and small airports, including Airport Director at Canyonlands Regional Airport, Airport Director at Minot International Airport, Assistant Airport Director at Eagle County Regional Airport and Marketing Coordinator/Airport Planner at Reno-Tahoe International Airport. In 2012, Andy was selected as a “Forty Under 40” award recipient by Airport Business.