2021 Meetings

When: Thursday, October 14, 2021; Noon
Where: Miami Springs Golf & Country Club; 650 Curtiss Pkwy, Miami Springs, FL 33166   (click for map)
Cost: Members: $35 with reservation (including parking); non-members: $45; Students: $30 Vegetarian Plate Available with Reservation
Time: 11:30 a.m. Registration and Coffee; Lunch at noon
Reservations: RSVPs are required by Monday, October 11
Cancellations: Will be accepted up to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, October 12

When purchasing online, please specify the month you’re reserving, along with the name(s) of those attending. You do not have to have a PayPal account to pre-pay for meetings. Simply use any major credit card.

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Luncheon Month

January

1/20/21

Topic

“LCC  & Regionals Lead The Road to Recovery”

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Speakers

Ben Barrocas
IATA
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 William Cade
Vice President; Technical Operations
JetBlue 

PJ Kendall
Airframe Field Services Manager
Southwest Airlines
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Luciano Macagno
Managing Director; Latin America,
Caribbean and South Florida
Delta Air Lines
(View Bio)

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February

2/17/21

Topic

“Business/Private Jets: How has this industry segment changed with the Pandemic.”

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Speakers

Fabio Alexander V. (Vasquez)
CEO; Executive Air Services Charter
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C.Z. Sean Anthony
Maintenance Supervisor; Solairus Aviation
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Don Campion
President; Banyan Air Service FBO, MRO
(View Bio)

Frank Devaux
President, CEO; Embassair Group US, Inc.
(View Bio)

Jay Heppner
Chief Pilot; XOJET
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Isaac Lee, Sr.
Director; Signature Flight Support; MIA, FBO
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Damien SOULAT
C.O.O.; Embassair Group US, Inc.
(View Bio)

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March

3/10/21

Topic

“The Status of the MRO Industry”
$20; Free for students

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Speakers

Brian Loomer
Regional Vice President, General Manager
AAR Aircraft

Pastor Lopez
President MRO Services Components/Composites/Landing Gears
GA Telesis
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Eddie Montalvo
Advisor
Wencor MRO
(View Bio)

Fred Murphy
CEO
FEAM Maintenance
(View Bio)

David Sangri
President
Commercial Jet, Inc.

Konrad Walter
Managing Partner
TMSaero
(View Bio)

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April

4/14/21

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May

5/12/21

Speaker

Juan Carlos Liscano
VP of of Miami, Latin American and the Caribbean
American Airlines

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June

6/09/21

Topic

Executive Ladies in Aviation: Candid Discussion about Equality & Progress

Speakers

Leandra Cain
Chief Executive Officer and President
Hurricane Aerospace Solutions
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Lisa Heller
Associate Attorney
Condon & Forsyth
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Olga Ramudo
President & CEO
Express Travel
(View Bio)

Barbara Baldwin-McNulty
Chief Executive Officer
Dean Baldwin Painting
(View Bio)

Cecilia Torello
Associate Professor
Broward College

Special Guest

Daniella Levine Cava, Mayor
Miami-Dade County

 

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Carla Pinto

July

7/14/21

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Speaker

Mark Wibben
VP of Engineering and Programs
Southwest Airlines

Topic

Topic: Southwest Airlines Update 2021

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Wealth Management USA

 

August

8/19/21

2021 Scholarship Luncheon

Speaker

Dr. Jim Solti
Associate Professor, College of Aeronautics; Chair, Department of Aeronautics Graduate Studies
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
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September

9/08/21

Speaker

Luciano Macagno
Managing Director Latin America, Caribbean & South Florida
Delta Airlines
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October

10/14/21

Speakers

Anita Aedo (Finance and Banking)
Sr. Vice Pres. Middle Market Banking
Synovus
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Aviv Tzur (M&A)
President & CEO
Avbiz Aerospace Ventures
(View Bio)

Whitney Schiffer, CPA (Accounting & Audits)
Director of Assurance and Advisory Services
Berkowitz Pollack Brant Advisors + CPAs
(View Bio)

Paul Singerman (Bankruptcy & Liquidation)
CoChair; Berger Singerman

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November

11/11/21

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December

12/09/21

Winter Celebration 
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2020 Meetings

January

1/08/20

Speaker
Lt. Col. Willard Shepard (View Bio)
NBC

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February

2/12/20

Speaker
Rolando Damas
Managing Director North America & Asia
Avianca Airlines
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March

3/12/20

Speaker
Erik Rodriguez
Chief Operating Officer
Xtreme Aviation, LLC

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April

4/9/20

“Dealing with the Covid-19 Crisis and How To Emerge From It.”
Zoom Meeting; Noon (EST)

Speakers

Juan Carlos Liscano, American Airlines
Peter Cerda, IATA
Alex De Gunten, HEICO
Lester Sola, Miami-Dade Aviation Department
Brian Loomer, AAR Aircraft
Fred Murphy, FEAM Maintenance

Moderator: Aviv Tzur, President, GMAA

May

5/14/20

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June

6/11/20

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July

7/22/20

Senior Executive Women in Aviation Panel

Speakers
Jeanette L. Eaton (View Bio)
Donna J. Hrinak (View Bio)
Lee Kapel (View Bio)
Anna Maria Robbin (View Bio)
Vena Symonette (View Bio)
Caroline M. Vandedrinck (View Bio)

Moderator: Aviv Tzur, President, GMAA

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August

8/13/20

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September

9/12/20

2020 Scholarship Recipients Zoom Meeting
Noon (EST) 

Speaker

Dr. Ken Witche
Dean of the College of Aeronautic
Embry Riddle Aeronautical University

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October

10/21/20

“Cargo Airline Industry During Covid-19”
Zoom Meeting; Noon (EST)

Speakers

Ben Barrocas (View Bio)
Jason R. Clark (View Bio)
Richard F. Corrado (View Bio)
Derry Huff (View Bio)
Eric Mathieu (View Bio)
Gary Wade (View Bio)

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November

11/11/20

“Regional Airlines Panel During Covid-19.”
Zoom Meeting; Noon (EST) (registration coming soon)

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December

12/11/20

Winter Celebration 
Details TBA