SP Consulting LLC, a results-oriented business, provides solutions with a unique depth of insight and expertise that combines supplier, integrator, consultant, and government perspectives from direct work experience; recently as Transportation Security Administration Branch Chief in the Office of Security Technology.

Relevant expertise, knowledge, and understanding include:

  • Airport systems and operations
  • TSA and its programs
  • Revenue generating options and considerations

This combined practical expertise and experience provides companies with key insights, guidance, and advice to maximize the benefits of efforts, achieving goals, and realizing faster results.




With diverse experiences that span across

North America, Europe, and Asia, Ms. Susan Prediger, owner of SP Consulting LLC., has consulted to world governments, airports, and airline clients.  Her  credibility, value, and solid expertise have been recognized and prized by the industry.

  • TSA Office of Security Technology Teamwork All-Star Award in 2010
  • Elected to board of directors for Airport Consultants Council (ACC) in 2006
  • Elected to board of directors for Airport Consultants International (ACI) / North America World Business Partners Board in 2009 and again in 2013
  • Recipient of the ACC Board of Directors Chair Award in 2010


Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE)
  • Airports Council International-North America (ACI-NA)
  • Airports Consultants Council (ACC)
  • Aero Club of Washington


Susan holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering, and possesses language skills in English, Japanese, and Chinese.






Consulting services focus on your most critical issues and optimize the sum of the parts, not just the individual pieces.

SP Consulting offers a broad spectrum of competencies gained from over 25 years of aviation and systems experience that include:

  • Strategic and business planning
  • Baggage and security systems advisory services
  • Business development
  • Communications and messaging solutions

SP Consulting is a Woman-Owned Small Business (SWaM) firm certified in the State of Virginia.


How can we help you?

To discuss how SP Consulting can help you achieve real results, please contact us.




International aviation experience in transportation and logistics systems includes airports, airlines, parcel companies, and government that bring a depth of relevant expertise to help companies develop solid solutions and grow business.

Forward Thinking Strategic and Business Planning

  • Knowledgeable in demands of evolving technologies and security policies through work with TSA since their inception in 2002
  • Effectively led/ and or managed domestic and international cross-functional teams
  • Keen awareness that any solution must be viable from an operational and financial perspective, and scalable to future requirements

Baggage and Security Systems Expertise

  • Approach strengthened through in-depth knowledge of planning, design, technologies, manufacturing, construction and application of integrated systems, and TSA mandates and processes
  • Spearheaded the development/ adaptation of European-based technology to be acceptable and sold in the U.S. market
  • Coordinated TSA Orientation Program with Office of Security Operations for all U.S. Federal Security Directors to support the efficient rollout of new technology at airports

Effective Business Development and Messaging Solutions

  • Significantly grew business, increased market share and number of clients, revenue, and referrals while working at integration and consultant firms
  • Diverse cultural background, providing strong communication skills and technical aptitude
  • Developed effective web sites, marketing materials, and proposals

Click here to see a partial list of past experience + clients

  • Amsterdam Schiphol Airport
  • Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport
  • Boeing Corporation
  • Boston Globe
  • CAGE Inc.
  • Carter Burgess
  • Ciba-Geigy Pharmaceutical
  • Cincinnati/N. Kentucky International Airport
  • Continental Airlines
  • Delta Air Lines
  • DeCosta Consulting LLC
  • Goodyear Tire Company
  • Heathrow International Airport
  • Houston/ Bush Intercontinental Airport


  • Jervis B. Webb Company
  • Kansas City International Airport
  • Los Angeles International Airport
  • Newark International Airport
  • Phoenix International Airport
  • Portland International Airport
  • San Diego International Airport
  • St. Louis International Airport
  • Tampa International Airport
  • Transportation Security Administration
  • United Parcel Service
  • URS Corporation
  • Vanderlande Industries Inc.
  • Washington Dulles International Airport






Edwin Bolwerk: Vanderlande Industries B.V., Vice President Major Projects

I have come to know Mrs. Susan Prediger as a reliable, capable and knowledgeable person. Susan has successfully dealt with all kinds of challenges in multiple facets of the industry where she gained vast experience, including material handling industry companies, consultancy as well as the TSA. Her holistic and objective approach to people, organizations as well as challenges makes her very rewarding to work with. Susan successfully brought together people from different backgrounds and cultures and fostered collaboration to gain support from key internal and external stakeholders. Her understanding of the global market and harmonization with U.S. requirements was an integral part of Vanderlande’s start-up success in the U.S. I have great respect for Susan, and would recommend SP Consulting without hesitation.


Ben DeCosta: DeCosta Consulting, LLC, Principal

I have worked with Susan Prediger while I was Director of Atlanta’s International Airport, and now as a consultant at DeCosta Consulting, LLC. A natural problem solver, Susan provides solid analysis with speedy, sound results. I’m impressed with how creative, efficient and organized she is. Her technical expertise and her strong communication skills and excellent understanding of both domestic and international business and cultures have enabled her to produce effective strategies, communication plans for clients and an executable marketing approach. I strongly recommend Susan Prediger as your consultant for a broad range of professional services including strategic planning and business development.


Evan Futterman: Futterman Consulting Inc., President and CEO

I have had the great pleasure to work with Susan over the past 10 years. Her knowledge of aviation security, her professionalism, and most importantly her demeanor have made her a pleasure to work with. We have also worked together on initiatives for various industry organizations, and her willingness to spend personal time and energy to advance our industry has made working with her truly enjoyable.


Susan Hallowell, PhD: Department of Homeland Security, Director-Transportation Security Lab

Susan Prediger is one of those rare people that have the style and business sense to strategically position stakeholders to provide effective partnerships for solutions in aviation security. Her unique combination of depth of expertise in how the government works, what stakeholders really need, and what the industrial state of art provides, is a rare combination held by only a few. Consider her the first source if you are interested in the aviation and security industries: she knows the industry and the players!


Paula Hochstetler: Airport Consultants Council, President

Susan is exceptional among the many professionals I have worked with. Her ability to grasp the technical and strategic essence of an issue and to verbalize the most relevant factors and potential solutions has impressed me since we first met more than a decade ago. Susan is intelligent, passionate about our industry and congenial. Whenever we’ve collaborated, the outcome has been far better due to her participation and contribution. I would highly recommend Susan as a valued member of any senior business team.


Laddie Irion: URS Corporation, Vice President

Susan has a rare combination of technical expertise in both the public and private sectors that is quite valuable to companies in the airport security business as well as our clients at airports, FAA and TSA. She provides energy and insight that produces great results!


Mo McGowan: Command Consulting Group, Partner

I have had the distinct pleasure of working with Susan Prediger and am pleased to be associated with her and her new company SP Consulting, LLC. Susan is knowledgeable in security systems, is very well connected in the aviation and security industries, and has strong communications and organization skills that have enabled better business decisions and results. I hold Susan in high regard and would recommend her and her company without question.


Carter Morris: American Association of Airport Executives, Sr. Vice President

I have observed Susan’s effectiveness as a key member of corporate, government and consulting organizations. Her knowledge and relationships in the aviation security arena is only surpassed by her tenacity and work ethic. She would be a key asset in any client engagement.


Ron Peckham: C&S Companies, President and CEO

I have had the privilege of working with Susan Prediger on the Board of the Airports Consultants Council and as a teammate on projects for more than ten years.  She is knowledgeable about all things security for both today’s reality and tomorrow’s evolution, clear thinking in issues of strategy and implementation, and emotionally intelligent to the process of building consensus in today’s collaborative world.


Solomon Wong:  InterVISTAS Consulting, Inc., Executive Vice President

Susan provides strong insights in the multi-stakeholder environment of aviation security, baggage/passenger processes and other aspects of airport operations.  Her solutions-oriented approach brings valuable perspectives and ideas to help organizations capitalize on emerging trends and shape the evolution of commercial aviation processes.




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1401 S. Joyce Street, Suite 1809, Arlington, VA 22202


 T: (+01) 571.422.3217  E: SPredigerConsulting@gmail.com

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