Always remember, who you are, what you are, and what you stand for. ~Dad

Lorena de Rodriguez began in aviation working in airline ramp and customer service. Her unique focus on safety and security procedures, convey the premise that compliance with rules and customer service aren’t mutually exclusive processes.

In each training session, Lorena seeks to teach, motivate and encourage new-entrant, aviation employees as well as expand knowledge for the airport professional. She has completed the Airports Council International Executive Leadership program taught in conjunction Concordia University. She is an adjunct faculty member of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University from which she holds a Master of aviation management. As a guest instructor, she has facilitated training to Airports Council International Global Training program, conducting classes in Korea, Panama, Dubai, and Switzerland.

Lorena is active in Airports Council International (ACI-NA) and serves on steering groups and the World Standing Security Committee for ACI World and ACI-NA public safety and security committee. She was a board member for the Airports Consultants Council (ACC) and past board chair for ACI-NA WBP Associates. She is an active research participant with TRB ACRP safety and Safe Skies PARAS security projects and collaborates with several aviation and transportation management associations to advise, write, or edit many program manuals and plans meeting DHS, DOT, FAA, ICAO, OSHA, or TSA regulations.

Lorena has over 3 decades of Aviation leadership experience with capabilities in

  • Project Management
  • Instructor-led Training
  • Aviation Security Programs
  • Managing Computer-based Training Development

Much of SSI’s growth comes through Lorena’s ability to create relationships with other similar-sized small businesses and creating valuable programs for clients.