For nearly three decades, James Cash, chief technical advisor for the National Transportation Safety Board’s Office of Research and Engineering, has used his engineering expertise to extract information from airplane cockpit recorders and other recording devices to determine the causes of major transportation accidents.
For his work as the NTSB, Cash is a finalist for the Service to America medals.
What three words best describe your leadership philosophy?
I can help. I have always been a person and supervisor that won’t ask someone to do what I haven’t been willing to do. I believe that as a leader you should have a basic understanding and ability to do what your employees are doing.