Richard Walsh

Vice President, American Express

Richard Walsh is currently the vice president of aviation for American Express, where he is responsible for leading all facets of the aviation operation.

Prior to his appointment at American Express, Walsh served as vice president of global aviation and travel security services for Hewlett Packard Enterprise. He also worked as vice president of aviation and business continuity for Cardinal Health and spent 20 years with United Airlines in multiple training and flight operations leadership roles.

He is past chairman of the NBAA Safety Committee and currently serves on the Southern Illinois University Aviation Management Advisory Board. He has accumulated over 17,000 hours of diverse flight experience and is type rated on seven different turbo-jet aircraft.


Joined NBAA Board: 2013
Current Term Expires: 2022
Committee Service: Chair, Nominating & Governance Committee; Member, Executive Committee


Additional Information About Rich Walsh

Oct. 23, 2019 Members Re-Elect Directors, New Board Leaders Take Office at NBAA’s Annual Meeting
Oct. 11, 2017 NBAA Announces New Board & AMAC Leaders, Re-Elects Directors
Nov. 2, 2016 Board Elections Take Place at NBAA Annual Meeting
Oct. 23, 2013 Board Elections Take Place at NBAA Annual Meeting

Last updated Oct. 23, 2019