Lecturer Senior and Program Chair, Aviation Programs
Marc O’Brien holds FAA Airline Transport Pilot and Certified Flight Instructor-Gold Seal certificates. He was a line pilot for USAir Express, a regional air carrier flying in the northeast United States. Prior to his airline experience, O’Brien was employed by American Trans Air as a flight instructor and finished his tenure as the company’s Assistant Chief Instructor.
In addition to teaching aviation classes, O’Brien is the Chief Instructor for ASU’s FAA-approved ground courses, supervisor of the department’s Sylvan Prometric FAA Testing Center and faculty advisor to ASU’s Eta Rho aviation fraternity chapter.