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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
Claudette Carroll

Claudette Carroll

Director - Pilot Career Services
Nick Alford

Nick Alford

Interview Consultant
Karen Floyd

Karen Floyd

Interview Consultant
Craig Washka

Craig Washka

Customer Service Representative
Andrew Dubats

Andrew Dubats

Mentor Services Representative
G.W.

G.W. "Bo" Corby

Vice President - Flight Training Standards
Mike Schukert

Mike Schukert

Collegiate Aviation Liaison
Captain Andy Simonds

Captain Andy Simonds

Senior Staff Writer
Laura Arden

Laura Arden

Director of Sales & Marketing

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

Louis Smith

Chairman and President of FAPA.aero

LouisSmith

Louis Smith, President of FAPA.aero, is a retired Northwest Airlines captain, completing his career flying the DC-10 on international routes.  Outside of the cockpit, Smith's vision has long been in managing businesses whose primary mission focused on publishing and organizing information that would help current and aspiring commercial pilots succeed in their career--before and after landing the cockpit job. Getting a job in commercial aviation requires more than stick-and-rudder skills, and Smith has spent the past 42 years assisting pilots in reaching their career goals by providing a one-stop shop for the information required to stay on top of this dynamic and complex industry.

Client Testimonials

Shane

Hired at Alaska Airlines

Thank you Craig. I was hired at Alaska Airlines and I start training next month. Your job fairs definitely have helped with my job search process and I have recommended them to many of my colleagues. All the best, Shane