Expert in Aviation Technical Services
Expert's firm also offers additional services under the airfleet umbrella, including UAV technology, aerial drone photography, expert witness attorney mediation, and field service inspections for the real estate industry.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Miami, Florida - Hialeah, Florida - Fort Lauderdale, Florida - Hollywood, Florida - Pembroke Pines, Florida - Miami Beach, Florida - West Palm Beach, Florida - Pompano Beach, Florida - Boca Raton, Florida - Deerfield Beach, Florida
|Year: 2011||Degree: MBA||Subject: Business Administration in Aviation||Institution: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University|
|Year: 2010||Degree: MSM||Subject: Air Transportation Management||Institution: Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University|
|Year: 2007||Degree: BS||Subject: Aviation Technology||Institution: Thomas Edison State College|
|Years: 2012 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Managing Director and Founder||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert currently runs an aviation consulting firm whose services include Aircraft and Engine Redelivery; Physical Inspection;
UAV and UAS Aerial Drone Inspections; Aircraft Heavy Maintenance and C-Check oversight;
Engineering Modifications and STC oversight; Pax to Cargo Conversions; Engine Technical Services; Aircraft and Engine Redelivery Technical Records Review and Scanning; Lease End, LOI, and Pre-Purchase Inspections;
Airline and/or Engine Maintenance Service Provider Technical Review;
Maintenance Program Bridging and Workscope Authoring; Aircraft Repossession; Delivery and Redelivery Services; End-of-life solutions for Aircraft, Engines, Components and APU's; Aircraft Brokerage; Pre-purchase Inspections; Senior Aviation Consulting for online aviation training courses; Aircraft photography and videography marketing; and street-view 360 degree photography.
The firm also invests capital in multiple cutting-edge aerospace-focused startups.
|Years: 2005 to 2014||Employer: Jetblue Airways||Title: Aeronautical Technical Representative||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert undertook project management of Airbus and Embraer aircraft maintenance overhauls worldwide. He saved over $15 million in costs. His negotiation experience includes travel agreements in multiple countries, as well as with external business partners regarding service management.|
|Years: 2004 to 2005||Employer: Atlantic Development Group, LLC||Title: Business Owner; Marketing Representative||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert provided freight forwarding and cargo transport services to Honduras and Ecuador. He was in charge of daily operations and legal/financial obligations. During this time, he interacted with customers and opened new accounts, concurrently identifying new market segments and expanding the customer service base.|
|Years: 2004 to 2004||Employer: Gemini Air Cargo||Title: Maintenance Representative||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert supervised maintenance contractors, ensuring compliance with technical data. He also served as a Flight Mechanic for DC-10-30 aircraft with GE CF6-50 turbofan engines.|
|Years: 2003 to 2004||Employer: ExpressJet Airlines||Title: Aircraft Mechanic||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert handled line maintenance on Embraer ERJ 135/145/145XR. He also attended an EMB 135/145 aircraft familiarization course during this time.|
|Years: 2000 to 2001||Employer: F&E Aircraft Maintenance, LLC||Title: Aircraft Technician; Technical Representative||Department:||Responsibilities: He performed line maintenance on: B727, B747, DC-10, DC-8, MD-11, and A300 aircraft. During this time he attended Boeing 747-400 and McDonnell Douglas MD-11 aircraft familiarization courses.|
|Years: 1998 to 2000||Employer: Tower Air||Title: Maintenance Supervisor; Flight Mechanic||Department: Miami Station||Responsibilities: Expert interned in the charter sales division and managed and trained a team of 7 performing aircraft maintenance on Boeing 747's. He also performed A&B checks on 747-100/200 with JT9 and CF6 engines.|
|Years: 1993 to 1998||Employer: U.S. Air Force||Title: Aerospace Ground Equipment Mechanic||Department:||Responsibilities: Expert provided ground support equipment for aircraft systems or subsystems. He also provided support for C-141/ F-16/ KC-10/ KC-135/ C-130 type aircraft. During this time he served as midnight shift line maintenance supervisor for a team of 6 as well.|
|Years: 1993 to 1998||Agency: United States Air Force||Role: AGE (Aerospace Ground Equipment) Mechanic||Description: (See above)|
|Years||Country / Region||Summary|
|Years: 1998 to Present||Country / Region: India, Saudi Arabia and Honduras||Summary: Expert has traveled extensively to Saudi Arabia and India as a maintenance supervisor and flight mechanic.|
|Associations / Societies|
|Expert maintains active membership in the Professional Aviation Maintenance Organization (PAMA), as well as the Academy of Model Aeronautics.|
|Licenses / Certifications|
|Airframe & Powerplant - Federal Aviation Administration
UAV/UAS Drone Pilot - Federal Aviation Administration
General Radiotelephone Operator - Federal Communications Commission
Universal Refrigerant - US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Notary Public - Florida Department of State
Series 3 Commodities Broker - National Association of Securities Professionals
Open Water SCUBA Diver - PADI
Life, Health and Variable Annuity - Florida Department of Financial Services
Real Estate Salesperson - New York State Department of Taxation and Finance
|Investor and Partner at UnivFoods-Ecuador (2014-present): The organization offers organic agricultural products for human consumption with a focus on high-quality products and innovative packaging.|
|Awards / Recognition|
| Expert has been awarded the following with the United States Air Force:
- Air Force Longevity Service Award
- National Defense Service Medal
- Air Force Outstanding Unit Award
- Air Force Good Conduct Medal
|Publications and Patents Summary|
|Expert has a number of publications on LinkedIn regarding business development, drones, aerial imaging, landscape photography, productivity, project management, and leadership.|
|Training / Seminars|
|Expert offers several courses, including aircraft leasing and technical records.|
|Other Relevant Experience|
| Expert was a part-time realtor from 2003-04, during which time he marketed New York rental property.
He was also a Life Insurance Agent from 2002-03, wherein he educated families on debt and asset management. He offered income protection and expense management for families' financial needs as well.
Additionally, from 2001-02, Expert was a Commodities Broker, during which time he monitored market conditions and advised clients on trading commodities, thereby increasing wealth for their portfolio. He analyzed Options/Futures investments by providing the data necessary to make educated investment decisions. He also acquired new business, totaling $400,000 in profit for the firm.