FAA OPS Review Board (ORB)


  • ATO Ops annual requirements always far exceed budget allocations.
  • Lack of fair and standardized approach to estimating costs and prioritizing requirements.
  • Absence of corporate approach to problem solving.


  • Performed gap analysis on existing Operations budget processes and tools.
  • Restructured Operations budget categories
  • Developed new governance structure.
  • Developed an ORB communications and outreach package for the ATO community.
  • Performed fiscal year lessons learned to improve the framework for out years.


  • First ever impartial, standardized, and repeatable framework for operations budget formulation, presentation, allocation, and execution processes.
  • Established the ORB framework and used the framework for the execution of budget allocation.
  • Continue to support monthly variance analysis for execution year.

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