Safety Program Development and Implementation/Safety Culture Evolution/SMS Implementation and Auditing/Airline Services
Patrick Moylan joined the firm in 2019. As a Senior Associate with FBO Partners, he brings with him over 25 years in the aviation industry, primarily in safety management roles. His previous experience includes a total of 11 years with Signature Flight Support, where he served for six years as the Global Director of Health, Safety, and Environmental and built the company’s first truly worldwide Safety Management System (SMS), to include policy, procedures, training, as well as cultural elements such as safety recognition programs. Prior to that role, he was a Regional Safety Manager and a General Manager of Signature’s BWI location. He has also been a manager at an independent FBO in Michigan. Mr. Moylan has also worked at – and for – the FAA, both as a contractor and as a federal employee. For four years, he provided program management services to the FAA’s Office of System Safety in Washington, DC on an international safety program promoting collection, analysis, and sharing of aviation safety information. During this time, he co-authored several reports including “Pilot/Controller Collaboration Initiatives,” “A Road Map to a Just Culture,” and “Operator’s Flight Safety Handbook” and published articles on a variety of aviation safety topics. His other FAA experience is at the William J. Hughes Technical Center in Atlantic City, NJ, where he developed and implemented the safety program for the FAA’s Aviation Research Division (part of NextGen), where research occurs in areas such as aircraft fire safety, avgas lead replacement testing, human factors, airport technology, software and systems, and aircraft structures. Mr. Moylan taught aviation courses for nine years at the college level in safety, air traffic control, aviation law, and airport management. He started his aviation career in the US Marine Corps, where he was an air traffic control tower supervisor at the Marine Corps Air Facility Quantico. He has 52 hours (and counting) of flight time, as he works toward his private pilot certificate.
Mr. Moylan is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP) and has an BA and an MBA in Integrative Management from Michigan State University. Mr. Moylan is an IS-BAH Accredited Auditor and an OSHA Authorized Outreach Trainer. In addition to his role at FBO Partners, Patrick serves as Vice President of Safety at Jet East, a Gama Aviation Company and one of the nation’s leading aviation maintenance providers.