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Mat Mendez

Mat Mendez actively supports American’s efforts to make culture a competitive advantage by overseeing governance of the company’s anonymous reporting helpline and developing and implementing the airline’s ethics and compliance communications and training program for team members, vendors, suppliers, and business partners. He uses his journalism education and skills as a storyteller and communicator to increase awareness of the Business Ethics & Compliance Office and its resources while helping team members understand that caring for people on life’s journey begins with doing the right thing.

Current Job Title

Sr. Manager, Ethics & Compliance


American Airlines


Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Year Graduated


Degree / Major

Broadcast Journalism

Previous Jobs:

Manager, Ethics & Compliance Training and Communications, American Airlines – Fort Worth, TX
Sr. Editorial Specialist, American Airlines – Fort Worth, TX
Consultant, Frank N. Magid Associates – Cedar Rapids, IA
Assistant News Director, KRCR – Redding, CA
Field Producer, ABC News/Fox News – Greensboro, NC
Reporter/MMJ, WTVD – Raleigh/Durham, NC
Field Producer, ABC News – Los Angeles, CA
Desk Assistant, ABC News – New York, NY

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