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Julie A. Mattlin

Julie A. Mattlin is a principal with MAC Consulting, LLC, a firm formed in 2004 to provide financial consulting services to the transportation industry, with special emphasis on aviation.  Previously, Ms. Mattlin worked for one of the world’s leading transportation planning and consulting firms for 20 years.  In 2000, she was promoted to Vice President, Group Manager, Financial Services and was responsible for a team of six consultants that provided services to more than 50 airports nationwide.  These services included financial feasibility studies, traffic and earnings studies, financing capacity analyses, airline rates and charges analyses, and passenger facility charge (PFC) applications.  

Ms. Mattlin has assisted in the preparation of Reports of the Airport Consultant for over $12 billion in revenue bond issuances and was the project manager for the preparation of Reports of the Airport Consultant for over $7 billion in revenue bond issuances that included restructuring airports’ flow of funds to allow for PFC-backed bonds, coordinating with rating agencies to secure a solid rating for first time issuers, preparing sensitivity analyses for airports with a hub airline, determining a successful strategy in preparing the feasibility report for Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, the only airport in the country that remained closed for longer than three days as a result of September 11th, and successfully closing a bond issuance for the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority during which Delta Air Lines, Independence Air, United Airlines, and US Airways were in bankruptcy proceedings. 


Ms. Mattlin has participated in numerous successful airport use agreement negotiations, developing over 200 rates and charges models for airports such as Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport, Jacksonville Aviation Authority, Portland International Jetport (ME), Portland International Airport (OR), Port Columbus International Airport, King County International Airport, Eastern Iowa Airport, and the State of Hawaii.  During the course of these negotiations, several scenarios were prepared including variations on existing rates and charges formulas, a full cost recovery rate-setting methodology, and a breakeven or residual rate-setting methodology. 


Ms. Mattlin has a master’s degree in business administration from Xavier University (Cincinnati, Ohio) and bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of Cincinnati (Cincinnati, Ohio).  She is a member of Airports Council International – North America and has been a lecturer in airport finance at Northern Kentucky University and a featured speaker for several American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE) and Airports Council International (ACI-NA) conferences and seminars pertaining to airport financial issues.