President

Aviv Tzur
President & CEO
Avbiz Aerospace Ventures LLC.
P: 786-252-8249
www.avbizllc.com

First Vice President

Nelson Gonzalez 
President: GMAA-Batchelor Aviation Scholarship Fund, Inc.
Director of Maintenance
World Atlantic Airlines
(P): 786-449-6500
www.flywaa.com

Second Vice President

Carla Pinto
Associate Dean, Transportation Programs
Broward College
www.broward.edu

Third Vice President

Sean Gallagan, Ph.D.
Aviation Workforce Solutions
(P): 954-556-0144

Secretary

Patrice E. Robinet
Managing Director
Halcyon Aviation Capital
305-546-8088
www.halcyonavcap.com

Treasurer

Anita Aedo
Sr. Vice Pres. Middle Market Banking
Synovus
(P): 305-299-0464
www.synovus.com

Assistant to Board

Connie Devine
(P): (305) 884-4300

Director

Gil O. Acevedo
Senior Attorney; Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
(P): (305) 789-9225
305-810-2500
www.HuntonAK.com

Director

Lourdes Garcia
Aba House
(P): 305-776-6106
www.aba-house.com

Director

Dr. Jorge Guerra
Financial Professional
AXA Advisors, LLC
954.275.7470
www.axa-advisors.com

Director

Silvia Gutierrez
President & CEO
TIC Aerospace, Inc.
Cell. (786) 412-4304
www.ticaerospace.com

Director

Marc Henderson
Community Relations Coordinator, Public Affairs
Miami-Dade Aviation Department
P: (305) 876-7907
www.miami-airport.com

Director

Lee Kapel
President, CEO
TSI Aviation
(954) 744-3400
www.tsiaviation.com

Director

Cam Murphy
Managing Director
FEAM Maintenance
Office: 1-855-450-FEAM
www.feam.aero

Director

Stewart Pulley
Faculty
Miami-Dade College
www.mdc.edu

Director

Frederick Reitz
SAFE SKY Inc.
(P): 321-320-9816
www.safesky.us

Director

Patrick Schauff
Consultant
786-498-1555

Director

Vicky Sokolowski
Director, Field H.R.
AAR Corp Miami
(786) 265-4432
www.aarcorp.com

Director

Vena Symonette
Interim Chair, Dept. of Aviation and Safety
Assistant Professor of Aviation and Safety
Florida Memorial University
www.fmuniv.edu

Director

Konrad Walter
Taking Aviation Forward LLC
Tel 954-445-8127
www.takingaviationforward.com

Director

John R. Watret, Ph.D., FRAeS
Chancellor; Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Worldwide
386.226.6970
www.erau.edu

Director

Adenia Vasconcelos
Paramount Aviation Services, LLC
Office: 305-876-0001
www.paramountaviation.com

Director

Eduardo Wayman Luy
Vice President of Business Development & Administration
Wayman Aviation Academy
(P): (305) 685-6468
www.wayman.net

Honorary Member

Vito LaForgia
Paramount Aviation Services, LLC
305-876-0001 
www.paramountaviation.com

 

Honorary Member

Robert Christensen
Writer/Publisher
305-401-0531

GMAA Board of Directors 2019