Charles Celli President/Chief OPERATING Officer

 

Charles “Charley” Celli serves as the President of Flightstar Aircraft Services. He oversees all aspects of the business, including serving as the Company’s “Accountable Manager” for regulatory purposes.  Charley holds an A&P license and brings over 30 years of aerospace experience in Business and Commercial Aviation sectors in a variety of leadership roles in domestic and international markets.  Charley comes to us from Jet Edge, a leader in jet charter and aircraft management, where he served as the President and Chief Operating Officer.

 

In his position at Flightstar, Charley is responsible for the operational oversight and execution of the facility along with ensuring strategic alignment with MRO Holdings’ goals and objectives.

ccelli@flightstarjax.com

CECI PEREZ Chief Financial Officer

 

Ceci Perez serves as the Finance Director at Flightstar. In her capacity, she supports the organization to meet financial objectives and oversees the organizational budget. Ceci joined the organization in 2017 from within the aviation industry where she spent more than a decade in varying roles ranging from financial analyst to Financial Project manager.

 

Among her most notable projects, Ceci oversaw the budget for more than 182 airports across Americas and Europe in addition to the budget for all On-Board Services and the Customer Call centers.

 

Ceci received her undergraduate degree from the Smith School of Business in International Business and Logistics and has an MBA from ENAE University of Murcia Spain.

Christopher Long Vice President of Operational Support

 

Mr. Long has been in the transportation industry for the past 22 years. At the beginning of his professional career Mr. Long worked within shipping before entering into aviation. Mr. Long joined VT Mobile Aerospace Engineering, Inc. in 2002 and quickly elevated his position from Account Manager to Head of Marketing & Sales, before assuming Head of Planning. Mr. Long is a proud graduate of Auburn University in 1995 and holds a bachelors' degree in Business Administration.

clong@flightstarjax.com

(904) 741-0300 ext.337

Sam Jackson Vice President of Maintenance

Mr. Jackson is our newest member of the Flightstar executive team. Mr. Jackson brings with him over 25 years in the aviation industry, beginning with a 5 year duty as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps. His career progression has driven him to various leadership positions ranging from Project Manager through his last role as Director of Maintenance with HAECO America’s. Mr. Jackson provides a creative, high energy personality that consistently seeks sustainable solutions and looks to turn challenges into opportunities. In 2006, he received his B.S. degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry Riddle in Daytona Beach, Florida. Currently Mr. Jackson is in the process of completing his MBA from Strayer University.

sjackson@flightstarjax.com

(904) 741-0300 ext. 425

Joseph Ng Vice President of Safety – Quality

Mr. Ng joined Flightstar as VP Quality & Safety in April 2017. He has responsibility over the Quality Assurance, Quality Control, NDT, Environment Health & Safety,  Training, and Continuous Improvement departments. Flightstar has committed to implementing Safety Management System in 2017, and this effort is led by the CI department under Mr. Ng’s guidance. Prior to joining Flightstar, Mr Ng was President of Ascent Aviation Services, a FAR 145 repair station in Tucson, Arizona. Mr. Ng began his career in the Singapore Airforce as an aircraft structures engineer, and then transitioned into commercial aviation with ST Aerospace. He held various management roles in engineering, quality, operations and general management in his 25 years with ST Aerospace in Singapore, UK and USA, with his last position being the President of Mobile Aerospace Engineering, a major FAR 145 repair station in Mobile, Alabama.

joesphng@flightstarjax.com

(904) 741-0300 ext. 598

Tracy Hall Director of Talent and Culture

Tracy Hall serves as the Director of Talent and Culture and is responsible for overseeing the people-driven strategies that enable Flightstar to recruit, train and retain a high-performing and motivated workforce. Tracy has more than 25 years of experience in training and people development coupled by her strength in process analysis, operations, and systems integrations. Tracy is a passionate people leader that is focused on growing talent and ensuring Team Flightstar gets the most out of their experience and performance within the organization.

thall@flightstarjax.com

(904) 741.0300 ext. 234

Charlie Boschung III Director of Quality

cboschung@flightstarjax.com

904.741.0300 ext. 230

Robert Tarpley Director of Continuous Improvement

rtarpley@flightstarjax.com

904-741-0300 ext 264

Chris Dahlman Director of Production Control

cdahlman@flightstarjax.com

904-741-0300 ext 425

Daniel Hasert Director of FACILITY OPERATIONS

dhasert@flightstarjax.com

904-874-1460

Jose Gonzalez Director of Maintenance

jgonzalez@flightstarjax.com

904.874.3749

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