Dirk McMahonSenior_Vice_President - Ground OperationsDirk McMahon has_been senior_vice president- ground operations since April 2000
reports to Richard Anderson , executive_vice_president_and_chief_operating_officer.McMahon joined Northwest in 1985 and has held positions in pricing , finance and cargo and line maintenance
.Early in McMahon's career he
was given responsibility to prepare the cash flow forecast for the company.This was particularly important in supporting the buyout effort.McMahon
has also been involved with many strategic projects at NWA
was on the team that wrote the DTW Midfield justification as_well_as being instrumental in developing the expansion plans for MSP and MEM.While in Maintenance , McMahon's
most significant contribution was prioritizing the reliability initiatives.He
also expanded maintenance infrastructure by acquiring the CMH hangar and DTW DC10 hangar.