Mike Arnold, LEED AP
Airports Leader

ESA Staff

As senior vice president and ESA Airports deputy leader, Mike manages business planning and staff resources, working strategically to deliver solutions that raise industry standards.

Mike specializes in aviation planning, noise, and environmental services and partners with more than 100 airports to assist with development, planning, environmental, and noise projects. With 25 years of experience, he's dedicated his career to aviation planning for air carrier and general aviation airport clients. His clients include Orlando International, Ronald Reagan Washington National, Chicago O'Hare, Nassau International and Southwest Florida International Airports.

Mike holds a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Michigan State University. He is a LEED Accredited Professional by the U.S. Green Building Council. He has served in leadership roles on various industry committees and working groups, and is a former member of the Airports Council International Operations and Technical Affairs Committee Steering Group. He currently serves on the board of directors for the Airport Consultants Council and is a member of the Institute of Noise Consulting Engineers.