As a professional services company, Century West understands that our staff is our most important asset. Our clients keep coming back to us because of their relationships with the responsive, informed, and talented people who work here. From Northern Idaho to Southern Oregon, we work as a team to deliver high quality municipal and aviation consulting services.

Mike Dane, AICP
Portland, Oregon
Senior Airport Planner
Mike is a community planner with a diverse skill set in aviation and urban planning. He provides the knowledge, skills, and experience to facilitate a collaborative planning and development process that generates ideas, examines solutions, and builds consensus over the course of a project. Mike has worked as a consulting aviation planner in the Northwest Mountain Region since 2003 and has proven his ability to successfully address a wide variety of planning and development projects. Mike is also a commercially rated pilot with seaplane, tail wheel, and multi-engine endorsements/ratings. On the weekends, Mike keeps his flying skills sharp by hauling skydivers.
  • What’s the best place to be when you aren’t working? Outdoors: flying, hiking, camping, backpacking, traveling and exploring new places in a VW van.
  • What is your favorite quote? I’d rather be flying…
  • What is something you think everyone should do at least once in their lives?  Travel solo to a country where you do not speak the language.
  • What is your favorite food? Indian food… curry and naan, please!