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

Jorge Guerra, Ed.D
Director, Aviation & Safety
Florida Memorial University
954.275.7470
Jorge.guerra@fmuniv.edu

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

Director

Patrick Schauff
Latin American Sales & Business Development Director
AP+M
M: 786-758-7732

Director

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

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