US Federal Aviation Administration
International Aviation Policy
Aircraft and Parts Manufacturers
BS (Industrial Engineering), Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
National Aeronautical Association’s Wesley L. McDonald Distinguished Statesman of Aviation award
Distinguished Flying Cross
US Transportation Security Administration, Aviation Safety Advisory Council, General Aviation Working Group
National Aviation Safety Foundation (Board of Directors)
Aero Club of Washington
Experimental Aircraft Association
Women in Aviation International
Barry Valentine is a Senior Advisor at The Wicks Group Consulting. Mr. Valentine has more than 40 years of aviation experience, encompassing several senior positions at the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and in industry, and continues to be actively involved on various governmental and industry advisory groups. Mr. Valentine provides his expertise on the firm's International Aviation Safety Assessment (IASA) projects for foreign civil aviation authorities, as well as on business aviation development projects.
Prior to joining The Wicks Group, Barry served as the FAA Administrator (Acting) and FAA Assistant Administrator for Policy, Planning, and International Aviation; Director of the Portland (Maine) International Jetport; and Senior Vice President for International Affairs for the General Aviation Manufacturers Association. His professional activities also include serving on the US Transportation Security Administration’s Aviation Safety Advisory Committee General Aviation Working Group, on the Board of Directors of the National Aviation Safety Foundation, on the Board of Governors of the Aero Club of Washington, on the Board of Directors of the Experimental Aircraft Association, and on the Advisory Board of Women in Aviation International.