Port of Seattle Plans for the Future with Steer Consulting and Onit

SEATTLE, Wash., Nov 2023 – Port of Seattle’s Aviation Division recently selected a partnership between Steer and Onit Management Consulting to support a workforce and organization analysis initiative. The project will combine Steer’s expertise in airport strategic planning and workforce analysis with Onit’s facilitation and organizational change management (OCM) experience, as the firms work together to support the Port’s mission of promoting economic opportunities and quality of life in the region.


The Port of Seattle’s Aviation Division manages Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA), a large hub that is one of the busiest airport facilities on the West Coast. SEA has an estimated regional economic impact of more than $22.5 billion in annual business revenue and generates more than 151,400 jobs (including 87,300 direct jobs). This represents more than $3.6 billion in direct earnings and more than $442 million in state and local taxes. In 2022 SEA earned the travel industry’s prestigious 4-Star Skytrax Airport Rating and was named the Best Airport in North America.


Working across cities, infrastructure and transportation, Steer is a global business consultancy providing clients with a commercial and competitive edge. Founded in 1978 in London, U.K., Steer now has offices across four continents and has completed over 28,000 projects. Steer’s clients include major airports, regional rail networks, local transit systems, port operators, freight, and logistics facilities, and more. Carbon Neutral since 2022 and on track to be Net Zero Carbon by 2025, Steer is proud to assist its clients in major decarbonization initiatives, as well as strategic and commercial advisory services, design projects, economic consulting, program planning and delivery, and technology consulting.


Founded in 2013, Onit Management Consulting provides expert management consultants for roles in technical and business project and program management, organizational change management (OCM), ESJ / DEI program evaluation and management, Lean / Six Sigma business process improvement, communications and more. Our business is solving our clients’ problems, and we are proud to count among our client list many of the Pacific Northwest’s leading commercial and government institutions including City of Seattle, King County, Tacoma Power, Seattle City Light, The State of Washington, Microsoft, Premera Blue Cross, Sound Transit, Puget Sound Energy, and more.