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Executive & Operational Teams

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The APS executive team of experts oversees the professional delivery of all upset training programs. Setting the tone for quality and exceptional customer experience in an easygoing and enjoyable atmosphere, they ensure every student receives standardized training through strict adherence to the APS’s high-quality principles and the industry’s highest performance standards.

Executive Team

Tara Ransbury
VP Finance & Strategy
Faye Hamilton
VP Customer Experience
• 3X Master CFI
• Check Airman
• Advanced UPRT Instructor
• Texas Instructor
Randall ‘Random’ Brooks
VP Training and Business Development
Tyler Speed
Vice President of Sales

Operational Team

• A-4 Skyhawk UPRT IP
• Lt Col, USAF (Ret)
• Master CFI-A
• Arizona Instructor
Philip ‘O.P.’ Oppenheimer
Arizona Director of Flight Operations
Travis Schleusner
Director of Maintenance
APS Sales Manager
John Lowe
Sales Manager
Christina King
Executive Administrator
Cierra O’Neal
Front Office Lead
Gladis Hernandez
Customer Relations Assistant
Ashley Moritz
Administrative/Client Service Specialist
Francois Jurres
Director of Business Operations, the Netherlands
Cullen Carrick
A&P Mechanic
JJ Estrada
A&P Mechanic
Blake Camarena
Customer Service Specialist

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