Dr. Tracey Richardson is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Business Administration and the Program Chair for the Project Management Program.
Dr. Richardson experienced firsthand the dynamics of worldwide operations. During her 20 plus years serving as active duty in the Air Force, she visited 17 countries and more than half of the United States, managing operations and logistics, limited resources, and regulation challenges similar to those faced by large, global civilian companies.
In various capacities working in aircraft maintenance, including sortie production and operations and backshop industrial manufacturing, she has acquired leadership skills in all aspects of logistics, operations, production, and human resource management. Her teaching experience includes an assignment at the University of South Florida and more than 3,500 hours as a technical instructor while assigned to the USAF Air Education and Training Command.
Welcome to Embry-Riddle Worldwide’s Center for Aviation and Aerospace Leadership (CAAL).
The aviation and aerospace industry has a rich heritage of leaders – from the early civilian and military pioneers in aviation and space, to the entrepreneurs and captains of the aviation and aerospace industry today.
But the world is changing, and one of the primary roles of the Center is to explore what it means to be a leader in aviation and aerospace today, examine how that role may be changing, and document what current and aspiring leaders can do to be more effective in the years to come.
We have a terrific staff and an extraordinary Industry Advisory Board, so please join us on our journey, and do not hesitate to contact us if we can assist you in any way.