Paragon Aviation Group, an international network of FBOs, has introduced five new board members in Scott Cutshall, senior VP of development and sustainability at Clay Lacy Aviation, Jérôme Ferasin, CCO at Sky Valet/Aéroports de la Côte d'Azur, Julie O'Brien, general manager at ProJet Aviation, Kyle Schultz, VP of operations at Ross Aviation and Michel Tohane, FBO network development executive at Luxaviation Group.
“The advisory board is a small group of owners, executives and key managers of select FBOs in our network that we rely upon for honest feedback, insight and recommendations. Our focus is on helping the FBOs with operational efficiencies, shared best practices and direct sales and marketing efforts,” says Megan Barnes, president of Paragon Aviation Group. “As we grow, it's imperative that we continue to focus on our guiding principles of safety, value, quality, reliability and service. The board's in-depth aviation knowledge has been an integral part of helping Paragon expand and innovate.”
Along with Barnes, members from Paragon on the board include Mike Delk, chairman of the board and Scott Jefvert, director of sales. Also on the board are Bobby Courtney, VP of aviation at Fontainebleau Aviation, Darren Hall, VP of business development at Fargo Jet Center and Steven Kelly, president and CEO at Odyssey Aviation Bahamas.
The Paragon Network has over 110 member operations worldwide in 26 countries. FBOs internationally include Barcelona, Brussels, Cape Town, Dubai, Geneva, Madrid, Monterrey, Sydney and Paris. Top US markets consist of Austin, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Houston, Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Seattle and Washington D.C.
The Paragon Network is a membership of FBOs and international handling agents that provide services to aviation travellers around the world. It performs an audit of the facilities and service offered to ensure the quality of the member base before any FBO joins The Paragon Network. Each member FBO must comply with a set of strategically developed core standards to remain in the group.