Business Leadership Council

Daytona Beach College of Business Industry Advisory Board

The Business Leadership Council for the David B. O'Maley College of Business includes executives of leading aviation and aerospace industries as well as governmental bodies. Council members regularly visit the campus and share their experience and advice with faculty and students.

Chairman: Mr. C. Richard Hale

Business Leadership Council Members

Mr. Jorge Abando
Vice President Marketing
Sales & Marketing
Mitsubishi Aircraft Corporation

Ms. Cassie Batayias
Collegiate Relations Manager
Gulfstream Aerospace

Mr. Steve C. Boecker
Sales Executive
Delta TechOps/MRO Services

Mr. James Buckalew
CTO & Vice President
Oliver Wyman CAVOK

Mr. Chris Cannon, CFA
Chief Investment Officer

Mr. Manolo Centeno
Senior Principle/Operations
Domain Specialist
Mr. Damon J. D'Agostino
Aviation Finance

Mr. Bill Damm
Just Jets Services, Inc.
Mr. Graham J.D. Deitz
Avmark, Inc.

Mr. Oscar S. Garcia
InterFlight Global Corp.
Mr. Lee Garvin
Director Risk Management
JetBlue Airways Corporation

Mr. Kent G. George
Mr. Larry Gouldthorpe
Orlando Sanford International Airport

*Mr. C. Richard Hale
Chairman & CEO
Winner Aviation Corporation
Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport

Mr. Michael Henderlong
Head of Capital Markets
Babson Capital Management, LLC

Mr. Benno D. Hoffmann
Attorney at Law

Mr. Kelly Ison
Chairman, Allied Pilots Association
East Merger Committee American Airlines

Mr. David Kelly
VP Marketing & Strategy
HAECO Americas

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

Mr. Herve Lavenant
Managing Director, Network
Analysis and United Express Finance

United Airlines

Mr. Jeffrey Lee
Executive Director
Flight Safety International

Mr. Mark Leomporra
Aviation Director/Chief Pilot
THL Capital

Mr. Joubine Motaharian
Managing Director of Customer Experience
American Airlines

Ms. Sarah Newcomer
Finance and People Development Manager and Finance Master’s
Program Manager

Boeing Finance People Development

Mr. Christopher A. O'Gwen
Head of Marine & Aviation

Mr. Michael D. O’Keeffe
Senior Vice President
Banyan Air Service
Mr. Sam Patel

Mr. Allen R. Qualey
President Emeritus & Senior Advisor
1st Source Bank Specialty Finance Group

Mr. Brian J. Rynott
Aviation Finance

Mr. Roger Smeltzer
Senior Manager, Field Quality
Textron Aviation

Mrs. Keri Lyn Spencer (Lyons)
SMS Program Manager
FAA Airports

*Mr. Scott Wargo
Site Director, Landing Gear Services
UTC Aerospace Systems

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

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