John has over 30 years of airline industry professional experience. He is a graduate of the University of Toledo, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration. John also attended Graduate school at the University of Maine, Orono.
Having lived and traveled abroad for 9 years in Europe, he began his aviation career in West Berlin, Germany in 1985.
Upon his return to the USA, he joined Continental Airlines in January of 1987, working in all aspects of airline operations. In 1990 John joined the Cargo Division of Continental Airlines, where he became a leader in the Cargo Sales Department.
While there, John developed a reputation, nationwide and globally, for his impeccable work ethic, innovative work style, and as an expert in several specialty cargo products. He had a dramatic positive impact on cargo revenue consistently year after year while in this role. John’s enormous contribution to help Continental Airlines Cargo become a world class cargo carrier is legendary.
After a 30 plus year career, John retired in late 2017. In 2018 John joined a cargo vendor as General Manager in West Palm Beach, FL. John Joined Avatar Airlines in August 2019.
John is a dedicated family man with an extensive family located in several parts of the USA and Canada