Executive Director, Air Service Strategy and Development
Jeremiah Gerald brings more than 13 years of aviation marketing and business development experience to Sixel Consulting Group. He has extensive experience in negotiating and presenting detailed information to business professionals across multiple industry sectors. In 2001, he launched his career with Continental Airlines while working to complete his Professional Aviation degree at Louisiana Tech University. In 2003, Jeremiah landed his first airport role as an Operations Supervisor at Gulfport-Biloxi International Airport (GPT). While serving in the role of Operations Supervisor, Jeremiah was directly responsible for environmental oversight, airport security, and ground transportation management and compliance initiatives. After GPT completed a $50M terminal expansion project, Jeremiah was offered a new role in air service and business development, where he served for more than 6 years. As Director of Air Service and Business Development at GPT, he was responsible for conducting thorough market analysis and securing local stakeholder support that resulted in additional air service from five new carriers. Jeremiah was successful in developing numerous multimillion dollar air program partnerships between local stakeholders and air carriers. In 2012, he entered the private sector in a new role as VP, Business Development for Thanks Again, the world’s only airport-centric loyalty coalition provider. At Thanks Again he was responsible for launching airport loyalty programs across North America and spearheaded program management and development initiatives. Jeremiah was successful in helping to establish lucrative partnerships between major corporations and airports across North America. He is a graduate of the MS Gulf Coast Leadership program and the Gulf Coast Business Council’s Masters Program. He has attained the credentials of “Certified Member” of the American Association of Airport Executives and has a commercial pilot’s license. Jeremiah currently resides in Gulfport, Mississippi, with his wife Stacy and their two daughters, Cailynn and Kylie.