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About FAPA

Meet the Frontline Team

The team at FAPA.aero is dedicated to your success. We are passionate about helping pilots have the best career possible.

Click on any photo or name to read our bios. Get to know us!

Judy Tarver

Judy Tarver

Vice President - Global Strategies
Tom Hiltner

Tom Hiltner

Vice President - Operations
Thomas Smith, MBA, CFP®

Thomas Smith, MBA, CFP®

Vice President - FAPA Financial Services
G.W.

G.W. "Bo" Corby

Director of Flight Training Standards
Laura Arden

Laura Arden

Director of Sales & Marketing
Steve Munroe

Steve Munroe

Director of Membership Sales
Claudette Carroll

Claudette Carroll

Director of Pilot Career Services
Karen Floyd

Karen Floyd

Interview Consultant
Craig Washka

Craig Washka

Customer Service Representative
Mike Schukert

Mike Schukert

Collegiate Aviation Liaison
Captain Andy Simonds

Captain Andy Simonds

Senior Staff Writer

Meet the Principals

The principals of FAPA.aero combine their experience to lead FAPA.aero to serve pilots in the best way possible.

Louis Smith

Louis Smith

Chairman and President of FAPA.aero
Daniel S. Huntington

Daniel S. Huntington

Director of CyberCompass Corporation
Mark J. Stevens

Mark J. Stevens

Director of CyberCompass Corporation

Meet the FAPA team

Captain Andy Simonds

Senior Staff Writer

Captain AndySimonds

In 1980, Captain Andy Simonds first soloed in a beat-up fire-prone Cessna 152 Aerobat in Madison, Wisconsin.   After a tour in general aviation as a CFI and Part 135 charter pilot, Andy started collecting uniforms from American Eagle, TWA, Airborne Express and, finally, American Airlines where he is currently a Chief Pilot in NY and a captain on the A-320.  Whether left seat, right seat, back seat or jumpseat he never met an airplane he didn't like.  Andy would fly all airplanes to which somebody (who had the guts) gave him the keys including Metroliners, Jetstreams, DC-9, B-727, B-737, B-757, B-767 and the Airbus 319/321.

Client Testimonials

Anonymous

Hired at United Airlines

Thanks for the great service FAPA provided me. Sitting down with Claudette a few days before the interview is definitely what helped me get the job offer. I will recommend the premium service to anyone that's interested for sure. Thanks again. Thank you (and Judy) so very much for your help, encouragement, and kind words along the way. Your tips and hints helped more than I realized, and will also do me well in future similar pursuits. Received a phone call today from United and I will start class… (in July) on the 737. Thanks again for all of your help! Couldn't have done it without you!