Craig Washka - Customer Service Representative | FAPA.aero | Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Team Member - Craig Washka

Customer Service Representative
Phone: 800-JET-JOBS
Email: washka@fapa.aero

Craig Washka joined the FAPA.aero Team in October 2009 and is currently serving as a Customer Service Representative. He brings over thirty years of aviation experience to the table and understands the needs of our customers.

Craig learned to fly in 1978 through Ohio University’s professional pilot flight training program and has worn many hats including CFI, Line Captain in Props and Jets, Company Instructor Pilot/Check Airman, Assistant Chief Pilot, Director of Training and Director of Pilot Recruitment/Development where he spent over a decade responsible for pilot recruitment, interviewing and selection. He enjoyed networking with the flight training and airline industry helping thousands of pilots achieve their career goals. He also interviewed with two Major Airlines.

Craig inspires FAPA members and other people every day. Despite having multiple sclerosis, he continues to ride his handcycle with his trusty dog Scout by his side. Craig has cranked out more than 16,000 miles, with Scout joining him for about 9,000 miles. 

You can read all about Craig's amazing contributions to others by clicking here.  
 
Craig has a true passion for people and aviation and looks forward to guiding FAPA.aero customers to succeed with their professional goals.

Meet the FAPA team

Thomas Smith, MBA, CFP®

Vice President - FAPA Financial Services

ThomasSmith, MBA, CFP®

CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional with undergraduate business degree from The University of Toledo, Master’s degree in business and finance from Arizona State University, and personal financial planning certificate from Kennesaw State University.  Started professional career as stockbroker with Merrill Lynch and spent 15 years as a Vice President of fixed income securities with both The First Boston Corporation and Lehman Brothers. Experienced individual income tax preparer with H&R Block.  Entrepreneurial and administrative credentials include founding principle and Chief Financial Officer of startup environmental contracting company. Tom lives in Marietta, Georgia with his spouse of 40 years, Julie Smith, and they have three adult children and four grandchildren.

Client Testimonials

Derek F.

Hi Craig. I would like to confirm my registration and position at the job fair in Chicago. I had to miss the last one in Vegas unfortunately and my friend ended up with a job at US Air. Thank you. Derek F.