Kurt Hellauer, Director, Federal Programs, HMMH, NEPA stakeholder analysis, NEPA analysis

Kurt M. Hellauer

Director, Federal Programs Specializing in Federal Programs and Aviation

Kurt Hellauer brings an impressive and diverse skill set to the HMMH leadership team. Over the past 30 years, he has served in both the private and public sectors as an urban and environmental planner, while also attaining his Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor Certificates. Kurt’s extensive experience in a wide range of disciplines related to government and aviation makes him the perfect HMMH team member to guide clients through the development and execution of their programs. An expert user of aircraft noise models, project scheduling and critical path analysis software, along with enterprise knowledge management and collaborative workflow systems, Kurt combines technical expertise with nuanced understanding of clients’ overarching operational and mission imperatives.

Kurt’s knowledge of the potential for adverse effects (primarily noise) and mishap potential makes him a valued and trusted resource when clients implement programs designed to protect airfields from encroachment by incompatible land uses. In addition, he specializes in NEPA analysis and associated stakeholder engagement when Federal actions involve changes to the noise setting or to airspace access, use, and management.

Kurt holds a B.A. in Government from the College of William and Mary in Virginia.


Kurt’s favorite hobby is maintaining currency of the Commercial Pilot Certificate with an Instrument Rating that he holds. He particularly enjoys finding new restaurants to try at general aviation airports. Kurt recently retired as Lieutenant Colonel from the US Army Reserve. His last assignment was with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (J7) in support of exercise planning of large-scale contingency response by Joint Task Forces working in concert with Federal agency partners, and coalition members from other nations. His training and deployments have taken him to Europe, the Middle East, and Asia.