President and CEO
Provided planning and audit services for aircraft manufacturers, airlines and leasing companies for many types of aircraft including ERJ 135-145-175, CRJ 100, 737, 757, 767, 747, MD 11, A300, A320, Q400 and other aircraft for Air Canada, Boeing Capital, Pinnacle Airlines ExpressJet and other clients. I have a MS Windows Professional Certification which demonstrates a high level of computer literacy. Strong background in aircraft management. Provided oversight and scheduling for maintenance, chaired CASS meetings with the FAA. More than 25 years of operational and administrative levels of line and technical operations, cost reduction, product development, and client services. Technical management and post-holder for more than 20 years
Principal Manager of the following document Projects and Civil Aviation Authorities:
Accountable Manager In charge of Document Information Systems (DIS) diagnosis, set-up, entry-into-service,
development and support-updates for a variety of civil aviation entities worldwide.
US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
Pinnacle Airlines-Delta Express
Participated in the transition of automated record keeping systems for FAA aproval.
Conducted pre-sale inspections and record audits for the sale of 727-200 aircraft to various operators.
United Airlines – Avolar Division was created to be a new fractional ownership airline using part 121 and 135
operations. The manual system was produced in-house by Avitech International and presented to the FAA. The certificate was awarded by the FAA to United Airlines for FAR part 121 Certification.
Trans World Airlines-
Vice President of the Western Region of the United States for TWA. The accountable manager to ensure that FAA regulations were complied with.
Experience with Worldwide Civil Aviation Authorities:
Civil Aviation Authority-Kyrgyzstan for Boeing
Conducted an audit of the airline operation and facilities for the purpose of reporting their ability to operate the
Boeing 757 aircraft.
Civil Aviation Authority- United Arab Emirates-Royal Jet Airlines
A partnership between Amiri Flight and Abu Dhabi Aviation in the United Arab Emirates. The requirements for certification of a new VIP charter airline using an electronic document system for presentation to the DGAC of the United Arab Emirates. The manual system was accepted and approved and an AOC was issued.
Civil Directorate Civil Aviation- Mozambique
Created a complete manual system for the transition from category two to Category one for Mozambique’s Directorate
of Civil Aviation.
Civil Aviation of Brazil (ANAC) for Boeing
Provided the bridging and transition documentation for the transfer of Varig MD-11 aircraft to Tam for interim operation until they receive the 777 aircraft that TAM had on order.
Civil Aviation Authority-The Philippines
Phillipine airlines audit of the maintenance operation and recommendations for improvements to the regulatory operational requirements
Airline Operations Experience
TRANS WORLD AIRLINES, INC.,
Los Angeles, CA
21 Years Started as
Supervisor –Electronic and Electronic Shops
Supervisor-Maintenance Budgets & Security
Manager-Schedule Control & Stores
Director, Avionics Overhaul - Kansas City
Regional Director, Western Region
Vice President - Western Region
Directed the total effort of management and non-management employees to ensure product acceptance at cost
Responsible for airport operations and maintenance for twenty-five western region stations.
Assured that each airport location had the resources (both material and human) to achieve service and
CAYMAN AIRWAYS, LTD.,
Georgetown, Grand Cayman, BWI
Vice President, Maintenance & Engineering
Transferred the maintenance from a contractor in Miami to a self-sufficient operation at
The fleet was successfully changed from 727-200 to 737-400, with a 120 day lead time. Provided
factory training for all maintenance personnel for the introduction of the new aircraft.
Christiansted, St. Croix USVI
President & Chief Executive Officer
FAA part 121 passenger airline operating DHC-300 aircraft on floats. Stabilized the workforce, completed an aircraft refurbishment project and placed the refurbished aircraft on the Operational Specifications.
Upgraded the Corrosion Control program to improve reliability and increased time in-service between overhauls.
Hired new OPSPEC personnel (Director of Operations and Chief Pilot); hired and trained additional
Captains that were needed to sustain the operation.
SEAPLANES OF KEY WEST
Key West, FL 33040
Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Part 135 scheduled and on-demand charter operating Cessna Caravan amphibian aircraft.
Established an operational, maintenance, management and compliance (FAA, DOT, NPS) models for a fleet of four commercially operated amphibious seaplanes from several seaplane operations water locations in the Southeast USA and Caribbean Basins (international Ops) to prepare the airline for expansion and growth.
LICENSES & CERTIFICATES
National Computer Science Academy – MS Windows Professional Certification
FCC - General Radio Telephone Certificate
FAA – A&P License
FAA – Aviation Safety Seminar
RCA Institutes Electronic Technology
Baker School of Aeronautics
Golden West University College of Law (B.S. Law)
Harris University (Master of Aeronautical Engineering)