Company: Federal Aviation Administration
Location: New Milford, NJ
New Milford, New Jersey | November 17, 2010 | Harvey DeGraw, Manager of Safety and Standards for the Federal Aviation Administration, has been recognized by Elite American Executives for his dedication, achievements, and leadership in air safety standards, regulations, and construction.
As the manager of safety and standards, Mr. DeGraw manages all aspects of aviation assignments. Dedicated to the safety of passengers, Mr. DeGraw strives to ensure that all airports are safe for pedestrians. He enjoys the opportunity his position grants him to travel and admits that after graduating college at the age of 20 he was lucky enough to travel around the world before finding a career. With over 42 years of professional experience, Mr. DeGraw attributes his success to his passion for what he does and the fortunate luck he had to have found a career he enjoys.
Mr. DeGraw has completed coursework in management dispute resolution at Harvard University, coursework in managing employees at Columbia University, coursework at the School of Aviation Planning of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, coursework in terminal instrument procedures, forecasting, economics, and environment at the Federal Aviation Academy, and postgraduate coursework in urban planning, real estate law, probability, foreign cultures, sociology, and economics. He holds a Master of Business Administration in finance, economics and statistics from Farleigh Dickinson University and a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Clarkson University. He is a certified professional engineer, a licensed professional engineer with the states of New York and West Virginia, a licensed real estate agent for the state of New Jersey, and licensed in airport certification inspection. He retains affiliations with the American Society of Civil Engineers and volunteers to help engineering interns find aviation jobs. Mr. DeGraw advises others in his field to always work hard, know your goals and strive to reach them.
Harvey DeGraw was originally selected for inclusion in EliteAMERICAN Executives in 2010. We are proud to be featuring Mr. DeGraw again in EliteAMERICAN Executives for 2015.
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