Management Team

Rachel Bubman, Director of Human Resources: Bringing 8+ years of experience in HR and Business Compliance from the Retail and Restaurant startup world, Rachel is excited to usher her expertise into the exciting field of Aviation. Rachel has a deep passion for uplifting others, and she enjoys her role as advocate for both People and Company

Darrin Greubel, Chief Operating Officer: 27 years of experience in Flight Operations at two regional airlines (turboprop and jet fleets) in various roles including 7 years as an FAA 119 Director of Operations and Chief Pilot. Instrumental in the restart of ExpressJet Airlines (dba – AHA Airlines) based in Reno, NV with EMB-145 aircraft flying to 10+ cities.

Dr Alex Lee, Chief Strategy & Business Development Officer: Over 15 years of airline strategy consulting across the globe with emphasis on fleet and network, M&A, financial turnarounds and new product development.

Louis J. Petrucelly, Chief Financial Officer:  Senior financial executive with over 20 years of experience leading corporate finance, accounting, and operations functions. Served as Chief Financial Officer for three publicly traded companies including an aviation software company that provided predictive analytics and decision-support solutions for the aviation industry, and a leading software-defined storage data services company. Lou began his career with Ernst & Young, LLP.

John Thomas, Chief Executive Officer: 40+ years in airline industry as leading global advisor working with major airlines followed by senior executive positions. Group Executive (CEO)/Accountable Executive Virgin Australia Airlines (~US$4bn rev, 21m pax/year), Currently: Director Icelandair, SkyService Inc.

Devan Wiebe, VP of Safety & Security: Pilot for 15 years, holding Airline Transport Pilot license as well as Commercial Glider and Sea Plane ratings and a Certified Flight Instructor. Flight experience of 9,000 hours in many different aircraft. Member of the FAA Safety Team, or FAAST, in the Boston area for 6 years. Captain/Check Airman for Waltzing Matilda Aviation 135 operations since 2018.

Advisory Board

Ray Benvenuti, Advisory Board Member : Ex-Managing Partner at Greenbriar Equity, CEO Stellex Aerostructures, Chairman, AmSafe Partners, Chairman and Interim CEO, Align Aerospace, Inc.  Director Whitcraft Group, NN, Inc., Superior Industries

Russ Chew, Advisory Board Member: Highly respected industry operations leader. Ex-President and COO, jetBlue, COO FAA ATO, VP Systems Ops American Airlines

Nina Jonsson, Advisory Board Member : 30+ years senior airline/aviation executive. Ex-SVP Group Fleet, Air France/KLM. Director Icelandair hf, FLYHT

Reza Taleghani, Advisory Board Member : CFO Samsonite, Ex-President/CFO Brightstar Corp., CEO Sterling Airlines, JP Morgan Airline investment banker