Owner, President, Pilot
Education: Kent State University, bachelor’s degree in aerospace flight technology
Toughest Challenge: The daily task of balancing the best interest of my investors, clients and employees
Best Advice: Spend more time recruiting and evaluating potential employees, clients and teammates.
Proudest Moment: Watching my two girls grow up
What Keeps Me Up at Night: Balancing work and family
Important Lesson Learned: Communication and delegation are incredibly important when running a company.
Most Important Skill: My passengers would probably say my piloting skills, but I think negotiation.
What I’d Tell 16-Year-Old Me: Be more patient and relax.
Fun Fact: I met my wife in flight school, and we are both full-time pilots.
Who’d Play Me in a Biopic: Most people say I look like actor Ryan Phillippe.