Brandon Fried was appointed to serve as the Executive Director of the Airforwarders Association in November 2005. Brandon has more than 25 years of experience in the air freight industry. He started his career as a sales representative in Los Angeles. He then moved to Washington, D.C. where he began, owned and operated the Washington office of Adcom Worldwide, a global freight forwarder specializing in time definite air cargo transportation.
In 2000 Brandon joined the Airforwarders Association and was elected as Chairperson in 2001, serving for two consecutive terms. In August 2005 he sold his interest in Adcom Worldwide and began consulting air cargo companies on business strategy and management practices.
Brandon represents the Association on all security matters and currently serves on the Aviation Security Advisory Committee (ASAC) working group in counsel to the Transportation Security Administration.
A graduate of Syracuse University, Brandon is currently a candidate for a master’s degree in business administration and lives in Chevy Chase, Md. with his wife Kim and two children, Evan and Jordan.