Jeppesen welcomes Shelly Simi as a communications strategist for the company’s Business and General Aviation unit.
Simi will be responsible for developing internal and external communication strategies, working with the marketing team and product managers in creating marketing content and assisting with the creation of common presentations and messages for customers and the media.
Simi comes to Jeppesen with over 19 years of experience in communications, public affairs, event planning and working with top executives in the aviation/aerospace industry. She most recently served as the public relations counsel for Adam Aircraft Industries. Prior to Adam, Simi served as vice president, Communications for the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) in Washington, D.C. where she built communication strategies for global promotion of the aerospace industry, developed external communications and educational programs, and worked with industry and government leaders. Simi began her aviation career as a flight coordinator with Federal Express.
Simi is a founding board member of Women in Aviation, International, is a former president of the Aero Club of Washington and is a member of the National Aeronautics Association, Aviation Communications Coalition of Washington, and University Aviation Association.
Eric Anderson, Jeppesen Corporate Communications