Michael J. Dyment

Board Member


Mr. Dyment is the Founder and Managing Partner of NEXA Capital Partners, an investment banking and corporate finance advisory firm that helps clients develop effective enterprise value strategies.  NEXA has raised hundreds of millions of dollars of equity capital for clients and their projects, including ATC infrastructure, since 2007.  A highly experienced transportation, aerospace and defense industry consultant and trusted financial advisor to top management, he has over 35 years operational, M&A and corporate finance experience.  Selected clients include VORAGO Technologies, ViaSat, Thales ATM, Northrop Grumman, Iridium, Airbus, Embraer, Bombardier, ITT Exelis (now Harris) Corporation, Aspen Avionics, Aethon Technologies, FlyGlo Airlines, the National Business Aviation Association, and others.

He is also a General Partner with ADS Infrastructure Partners, LLC, focusing on the need for ATC infrastructure globally, and capital formation through public private partnerships. 

Prior to NEXA, Mr. Dyment was Senior Managing Director with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, responsible for key aerospace and defense industry clients.  He was also an Officer and Vice President of the Transportation Practice of A.T. Kearney, Inc.  From 1996 to 2002 he served in the business consulting unit of Arthur Andersen LLP, where he was the global managing partner of its Aviation Industry Practice.  In the early 1990’s he was a Principal with Booz Allen & Hamilton, Inc. and led its Washington DC based Civil Aviation Practice, a unit of the worldwide technology business.  Mr. Dyment’s work in the aerospace supply chain spans more than 35 years, and began with Canadian Marconi Company, with whom he was its first GPS Product Manager in 1979.  He speaks widely on aerospace matters, and his opinion is regularly sought by the media.  He has been quoted in Aviation Week, the Wall Street Journal, the International Herald Tribune, the Financial Times and the Los Angeles Times, for example.  He contributes to stories in Forbes, Wired Magazine and Bloomberg Business Week, and has been a guest on CNN, MSNBC, CBS and ABC where he offers insights on U.S. transportation and aerospace industry matters.  He is a past member of the Aviation Week Magazine Board of Advisors on Top Performing Aerospace Companies and Top Performing Airlines. 

He holds a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and a B.Sc.Eng. in Geomatics Engineering from the University of New Brunswick.

He holds both Canadian and U.S. citizenship, and resides in McLean, Virginia.