Michael’s contributions to the business aircraft industry continues with his focus on maintenance management & process development, manuals, and mentoring on best business practices for aircraft flight and maintenance organizations.Michael is a seasoned veteran in business aviation with over 45 years experience in avionics, aircraft systems and maintenance management for industry leaders including Boeing and Gulfstream. His passion for aviation extends beyond the professional as he also holds a Private Pilot License.
Michael is a skilled aviation professional, having held senior maintenance and operations management positions at The Boeing Co, Gulfstream Aerospace and Astra Jet/Galaxy Aerospace. He’s worked extensively with Boeing Business Jets, the Bombardier Challenger series, Gulfstream III and Galaxy Westwind as well as the main engine manufactures. He was instrumental to the introduction of the Galaxy aircraft 200 to the market.
A graduate of the Cincinnati State Technical College, he earned an Associate of Science Degree in Aircraft Maintenance Technology and an FAA A&P Certificate. Over the course of his professional career, Michael has been a member of various Aviation Industry, NBAA and OEM technical committees such as the Boeing BBJ Customer Advisory Group, the Connectivity & Technical Committees, the General Electric (CFM56) Customer Advisory and served as Chair of the Bombardier Customer Advisory Committee. He’s also worked on numerous product certification projects. Michael has extensive experience in FAA Part 91, 135 and 145, and he’s held an FAA Designated Maintenance Examiners Authorization.
Michael’s contributions to the business aircraft industry continues with his focus on maintenance management & process development, manuals, and mentoring on best business practices for aircraft flight and maintenance organizations.