“Charlie LeBlanc is one of America’s foremost experts in the field of general security principles pertaining to both commercial and general aviation. For more than 20 years, LeBlanc has been an advocate for corporate aviation security. He has made frequent media appearances, including on CNN and CNBC, and has been quoted frequently in newspapers and magazines nationwide, including the Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, and many other top daily newspapers around the United States.
He serves on numerous aviation- and security-related committees and advisory groups nationwide, including the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Security Council, NBAA International Operators Committee, Governor of Texas Advisory Board of Counter Terrorism and Critical Infrastructure Protection, and the Security Executive Council Solution Innovations Advisory Board. He recently accepted an invitation to join the Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) Board Security Committee and also serves as CBAA’s Vice President of Business Aviation Security.
LeBlanc launched his security career as a senior loss and theft manager with Continental Airlines Cargo Division, where he developed security procedures, analyzed loss trends and authored procedures on acceptance. Prior to joining the Global Risk division of United Healthcare Global, LeBlanc served as Southwest Regional Manager for ITS, a commercial aviation security firm. LeBlanc earned his bachelor’s degree in criminal justice from California State University at Long Beach.