Airport Security Veteran and Innovator Ashley Austin Joins Civix Aviation Team

NEW ORLEANS, LA (August 11, 2021) – With seven years’ experience managing security-systems upgrades and implementations at one of the world’s busiest airports, Ashley Austin, PMP, ACE joins Civix Transportation.

Recognized as a nominee for Dallas Fort Worth International Airport’s (DFW) Department of Public Safety (DPS) ‘Civilian Supervisor of the Year’ for 2019, Austin was honored for exhibiting exemplary leadership and employee engagement. During her tenure at DFW, she supervised and trained a DPS staff of 45 Trusted Agents through the implementation of an identity management system that eliminated paper applications, enhanced security, and reduced end-to-end transaction times significantly. As a Trusted Agent herself, as well as a former Security Access Supervisor, Austin brings extensive on-the-ground knowledge of complex airport operations and security issues and will be putting that wide range of experience to work for Civix clients.

“I’m so excited to be joining Civix,” said Austin. “This team of leading experts shares my passion for implementing the best technology to streamline and more effectively secure the aviation industry and for always going above and beyond on every project.”

Austin joins a team of experienced aviation professionals and will be working directly with Civix airport clients to ensure streamlined and powerful security systems.

“Ashley’s an amazing addition to our team with a proven track record and passion for continuous improvement, innovation, and employee engagement,” said Timothy Walsh, president Civix Transportation. “In addition to her impressive credentials in aviation and security, she’s a certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and certified Innovation Practitioner.”

Civix is a provider of solutions to make airports and transit systems more efficient, profitable, and secure. Civix Transportation’s team of former industry executives, developers and systems architects serve the Federal Aviation Administration, Homeland Security, state aeronautics departments and more than 100 individual airports worldwide, including the Houston Airport System, Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International, John F. Kennedy International Airport and San Francisco International Airport, as well as the Alaska Department of Transportation and a number of transit agencies.