President and CEO, LTA Aerostructures Inc.
Founder and Managing Partner, NEXA Capital Partners, LLC
General Partner, NextGen GA Fund, LLC
Michael J. Dyment is President and CEO of LTA Aerostructures Inc. of Montreal. LTA is developing the next generation of affordable cargo airships with the capability of providing precision vertical lift and delivery of large tonnage for both industrial and humanitarian use in remote areas. The extensively patented LTA lenticular airship technologies will enable precision hovering cargo exchange in operational circumstances where ground infrastructure is sparse or nonexistent and a quick load exchange is favorable due to time/cost savings and adverse weather conditions.
In his current role, he is responsible for relocating LTA to Montreal from the Washington DC area, and for establishing Quebec industry partnerships useful for the long term development and manufacturing plan for LTA’s small (10 Metric Tonne) and large (70 Metric Tonne) heavy lift cargo airships.
His work in the aerospace supply chain spans 35 years, and began with Canadian Marconi Company, with whom he was its first GPS product Manager in 1979. He was a partner, managing director, and vice president with AT Kearney, PricewaterhouseCoopers and Arthur Andersen, generally in a leadership position within their global aerospace practices.
Mr. Dyment is also the Founder and Managing Partner of NEXA Capital Partners, an investor and shareholder of LTA Aerostructures. NEXA Capital is an investment banking firm helping aerospace clients develop and implement effective corporate finance strategies. NEXA Capital is the investment bank for LTA. Mr. Dyment is also CEO and General Partner of the NextGen GA Fund, which finances the NextGen supply chain.
He is a past member of the Aviation Week Magazine Board of Advisors on Aerospace Companies, and on Top Performing Airlines. He holds a B.Sc.Eng. in Geomatics from the University of New Brunswick, and a Master of Science in Aeronautics and Astronautics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
He holds Canadian and U.S. citizenship, and resides in both Montreal, Quebec and McLean, Virginia.