Business Leadership Board

Educate. Innovate. Launch.

The Business Leadership Board for the O'Maley College of Business includes executives of leading aviation and aerospace industries as well as governmental bodies.

Business Leadership Board Members

Mr. Christopher A. O’Gwen
Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Damon J. D'Agostino
Zephyrus Aviation Capital
President & CEO

Mr. David Kelly
HAECO Americas
VP Marketing & Strategy

Mr. Douglas B. Kelly
Avitas, Inc.
Senior Vice President

Mr. Edmund Otubuah
Managing Director of Products

Mr. Gad Wavomba
Vice President Leasing

Mr. Hervé Lavenant
United Airlines
Managing Director, Logistic Services

Mr. James Buckalew
Cavok ADG
Chief Technology Officer & VP

Mr. Joubine Motaharian
Former American Airlines
Finance Executive

Mr. Julio Pereira
International Air Transport Association (IATA)
Assistant Director

Mr. Kelly Ison
American Airlines (Allied Pilots Association East Merger Committee)

Mr. Chris Cannon
Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Larry Gouldthorpe
TBI US Operations Inc.

Mr. Lee Garvin
JetBlue Airways Corp.
Director, Risk Management & Worker's Compensation

Mr. Manolo Centeno
Centair LLC
Global Flight Operations Leader

Mr. Michael Henderlong
Managing Director- Head of Capital Markets/Strategic Relationship Management Team

Mr. C. Richard Hale
Winner Aviation Corporation
Chairman & CEO

Ms. Joanne W. Young
Kirstein & Young, PLLC.
Managing Partner

Mr. Rick Larsen - Vice Chair
Vice President, Communities and Member Programs

Mr. Roger Smeltzer
Smeltzer Aviation Solutions, Inc.

Mr. Sam Patel
SeatCash Inc.
Chief Revenue Officer

Ms. Sarah Newcomer
Senior Finance Manager

Mr. Steven Boecker - Chairman
Delta Air Lines, Inc
TechOps/MRO Services Sales Executive

Mr. Krislen Keri
Wizz Air
Commercial Country Manager Italy