President/CEO; TSI Aviation, Inc.
Librada (Lee) Kapel is the President/CEO of TSI Aviation, Inc., a company specializing in Repair Management, Distribution, Purchase and Exchange of aircraft components, serving government and commercial organizations. Lee has been working with the company for over 30 years. She started in the Aviation Industry while still attending College, in a Data Entry position and later developing in implementing Software Programs to facilitate the Repair Process of Components, Track History, Efficiency and Reliability. She later worked in the accounting department and finally arrived at her passion: Sales and Marketing. Lee acquired 100% of TSI in 2012. Lee earned a degree in Computer Science and Accounting. Her hard work and commitment to servicing her customers led the company to be recognized as a leader in the aviation aftermarket worldwide. Lee is a member of Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA) Board of Directors, President of the CCMA’s Suppliers Board (Latin American Aviation Purchasing Committee), Board Trustee for Miramar Cultural Arts Trust and one of the Founders for the newly organized “Women in Aviation Maintenance International (WAMI)”. TSI has been certified as a Women Minority Owned Small Business (WOSB) and Florida Veteran Business. ASA certified (Aviation Suppliers Association), TRACE member. TSI is always aiming to deliver value to customers through knowledge of product lines, long term established relationship, financial flexibility and excellent customer service. As result both vendors and customers experience increased access to information, feel more confident that their support needs are being met and realize cost savings. Along with these roles, Lee continues managing day to day operations, remaining a team player, an easy going person, highly enthusiastic and energetic Woman in Aviation Maintenance. Lee was born in Cuba, came to the USA at the early age of 2, grew up in Miami, moved to Broward County in 1987 and has lived in Weston for over 20 years. She is a mother of two sons, loves photography, music and mentoring young girls to follow their dreams and be all they can be.