Jared Esselman, C.M.

Director of Aeronautics
Utah Division of Aeronautics
Salt Lake City , UT

Having served in the United States Air Force as a Loadmaster on C-17 aircraft, Esselman managed logistics for over 300 combat missions as part of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom as well as Presidential Escort Missions for George W. Bush. His career also includes an internship in the White House in the Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and worked as a faculty assistant at Harvard University developing policy proposals for intra-state transportation.

Esselman has more than ten years of experience in state and local government affairs, advising governors, state legislators, county commissioners and mayors, most recently on aviation policy.