Jim Hnat is a certified diver, surfer and frequent traveler to oceanic destinations. He’s also JetBlue’s executive vice president and general counsel, responsible for legal, government affairs, compliance and sustainability at the New York-based airline. Prior to JetBlue he served as an attorney at the New York office of Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCloy, LLC. Jim received a bachelor’s degree in economics and political science from Boston University and his law degree from Notre Dame Law School.
“The National Marine Sanctuary Foundation is a tremendous asset to our country and I am honored to join the organization’s board in supporting its great work,” said Hnat. “Together we’ll ensure that precious marine environments are protected and can continue to serve as both incredible playgrounds and real-life classrooms for the next generation.”