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Leadership

Our executive leadership team boasts deep experience in providing aviation services to both the general and commercial aviation industries.

With a focus on safety, quality and customer service, they are leveraging their industry experience to positively impact our stakeholders.

Leadership Team
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Dan Bucaro
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President & CEO
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Formerly President & CEO of Landmark Aviation, Encore FBO, and CEO of Trajen FBO Network, Dan boasts over 30 years of management and operations experience in retail, service, and distribution sectors. He earned a BS in Business Accounting from Indiana University.

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Matt Barry
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EVP, Operations
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Matt has held various operational roles within PrimeFlight over more than 12 years, ranging from Director of Operations to Senior Vice President. He boasts nearly 20 years of aviation experience. Matt attended Curry College.

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Rob Hiegel
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EVP & CAO
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Rob was previously SVP, Chief Accounting Officer and VP, Controller for Landmark Aviation, as well as VP, Controller for U.S. Concrete. Rob has more than 25 years of experience in accounting and finance. He is a Certified Public Accountant, and he earned his BA in Economics and Finance from Baylor University.

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Clinton Roeder
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Clinton Roeder
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EVP & CFO
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Clinton has more than 25 years of experience, holding a variety of finance and business roles for US and International companies including serving as CFO for Total Safety, Vopak, and most recently Nine Energy Service.  In addition, he has served in executive and financial management roles for companies including Centrica (Direct Energy), Sirius Satellite Radio, Vsource, Dell Computer and Ernst & Young. Clinton earned his Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) in Accounting from St. Mary's University and his Master of Business Administration (MBA) from Tulane University. He is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and is on the Board of Priority Power and Flextek Resources.

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Charlie Ferraro
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VP, Operations Support
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Charlie has more than 20 years of management experience with most of his career spent overseeing aviation operations. Most recently, he held the roles of Area Director for Signature Flight Support and Regional Vice President for Landmark Aviation. He earned his Bachelor of Arts in Business at Southwestern University and holds a commercial pilots certificate.

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Wayne Ingle
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SVP, Operations
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Before joining PrimeFlight, Wayne held several executive leadership positions with Global Aviation Services and Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG). He boasts over 20 years of management and operations experience leading hub start-up operations, safety, training, procurement, GSE equipment management and maintenance.

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Tuan Nguyen
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VP, Tax/Treasury
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Tuan has over 15 years of experience working in the tax function, ensuring compliance with federal and state tax reporting requirements. He has held leadership roles as a tax official for various companies, including Chiyoda International, Total Safety US, Inc. and LyondellBassell. Tuan earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and Finance from Iowa State University.

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Jon Jackson
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Jon Jackson
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VP, Safety & Training
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Before joining PrimeFlight, Jon served 21 years in the United States Air Force where he held various leadership positions focused on aviation. He has over 20 years of training, quality assurance and safety management experience and holds degrees in aviation management, transportation and business management as well as in instructional systems management.

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Adam Bradell
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Division Vice President, Cargo
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Adam boasts more than 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, previously holding leadership roles at Continental Airlines, United Airlines, and Qatar Airways in global cargo logistics. Since joining PrimeFlight, Adam has played a key role in the operational optimization and development of multiple stations across North America and now leads the expansion of PrimeFlight Cargo.

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Amanda Byers
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Amanda Byers
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VP, Marketing & Communications
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With more than a decade of marketing leadership experience, Amanda has led branding, marketing, communications, web design, social media, and media relations efforts throughout her career. She previously held marketing leadership roles for companies such as Landmark Aviation and SGS. Amanda earned her Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Missouri. 

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Allen Ashcraft
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EVP & General Counsel
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Formerly EVP, Secretary and General Counsel of Landmark Aviation, Allen has also served as outside counsel for Encore FBO and Trajen FBO Network while in private practice at Squire, Sanders & Dempsey (n/k/a Squire Patton Boggs). With over 30 years of law practice, he earned a BS from the University of North Carolina and JD from South Texas College of Law at Houston.

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Charlotte Cheatham
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EVP & COO
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Charlotte has held roles including SVP of Operations for Signature Flight Support, and SVP of Marketing and Customer Service for Landmark Aviation. She boasts more than 25 years of leadership, operations, integration, marketing, and customer service experience and earned her BS in Business Administration.

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Brad Osborn
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EVP, GSE Maintenance & Deicing Services
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With more than 35 years of aviation industry experience, Brad began his career at Mesaba Airlines in a variety of roles including Director of Hub Operations and Director of Corporate Services. He then went on to found Global Aviation Services and serve as President and CEO before PrimeFlight acquired the GSE Maintenance provider. He now serves as EVP of Deicing & GSE Maintenance Services.  

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Ed Zwirn
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EVP
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Previously Vice President of Business Development for Landmark Aviation, COO of SheltAir Aviation, and Vice President of Aircraft Service International Group (ASIG), Ed brings over 25 years of executive leadership and management experience to his role with PrimeFlight.

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Joe Evango
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Joe Evango
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SVP, Information Technology
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Joe has more than 25 years of experience in IT leadership, operations, infrastructure, and security. He most recently held the role of Managing Director of Global Information Technology and Security for Kobre & Kim. He has also held senior IT leadership roles for General Dynamics, Anna's Linens and Axsys Technologies. He earned his Bachelor of Science from Coleman University and holds a number of IT certifications including: CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional), CEH v9 (Certified Ethical Hacker), MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer), CompTIA Security+ and CompTIA Network+.

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Rob Hudson
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VP, Financial Planning & Analysis
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Rob has a wealth of experience delivering growth and continuous improvement results for a number of organizations. With decades of experience, he has held financial roles for companies including Continental Airlines, CEMEX, Universal Weather and Aviation and Dover Corporation. He earned his Bachelors of Arts in Economics from University of Michigan and his MBA with an emphasis in Finance and Marketing from Rice University. 

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Julie Schifani
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Julie Schifani
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SVP, Human Resources
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With more than 15 years of human resources leadership experience, Julie has held various roles with United Airlines and most recently served Kilgore Industries. She earned a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from University of Houston and earned her Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Senior Certified Professional (SCP) certifications from Rice University.

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Terry Bosserman
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President, ProFlo Industries
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Terry has over 25 years of experience in the aviation industry. As president of ProFlo Industries, he oversees all of ProFlo’s operations in Alvada, Ohio, and at the company’s Latin American facility in Barranquilla, Colombia. Prior to starting ProFlo in 2014, Terry served as a Vice President for Bosserman Aviation Equipment, Inc. He earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Toledo in 2003.

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Mario Diaz
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VP, Procurement
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A former corporate pilot, Mario has spent more than 15 years in various management roles within the aviation industry. He has deep experience in both customer service and operations, holding regional roles for both Landmark Aviation and Signature Flight Support before joining PrimeFlight. Mario attended the University of Texas where he studied political science.

Sales Team
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Sal Furnari
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VP, Sales & Customer Support
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Sal has deep aviation experience. He was formerly Managing Partner for Ultimate Group, which operated a number of aircraft cleaning contracts on behalf of Ultimate Aircraft and JetClean. He has decades of experience providing deicing, exterior cleaning, cabin appearance and related services to airlines across the US.

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Clay Mumford
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VP, Sales & Customer Support
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Clay has nearly 30 years of aviation industry experience. He has served in a variety of management roles for aviation fueling providers including ASIG, FSM, and Allied Aviation Services before joining the Skytanking team. Since PrimeFlight's acquisition of Skytanking in 2021, Clay has led all fuel services sales efforts for PrimeFlight. He holds a BS in Aviation Management from Florida Institute of Technology. 

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Carl Shipsky
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VP, Sales & Customer Support
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Carl has has more than a decade of experience in the aviation industry, serving in various operations management, ground operations, cargo, sales and strategic sourcing roles. He has previously worked for both JetBlue Airways and Southwest Airlines. 

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Kevin Knudsen
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VP, Sales & Customer Support
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Kevin has more than 30 years of aviation experience, serving in a wide variety of sales and operational roles. He has served as General and Regional Manager for airlines including Jazz Aviation, Horizon Air, and Aloha Airlines before transitioning to airline support. He has since assisted with sales and operational efforts for Airport Terminal Services and Global Aviation Services in director and executive level capacities. He now leads Canadian sales efforts for PrimeFlight. 

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Regional Leadership
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Josh Heady
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Regional Vice President, Commercial
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Matt Ketcher
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Regional Vice President, Commercial
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Dan Sewell
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Regional Vice President, Commercial
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Charlie Miksit
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Vice President, GSE Maintenance
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Rick Cortez
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Regional Vice President, Commercial
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Rick boasts nearly 30 years of service in the aviation industry with extensive experience managing fueling operations for both commercial and general aviation aircraft. He has held roles ranging from General Manager to regional operations management before joining PrimeFlight.

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Rodrigo Calapaqui
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Regional Vice President, Commercial
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Larry Wright
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Regional Vice President, Canada
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Tom Kor
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Vice President, GSE Maintenance
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