Thomas Smith, MBA, CFP® - Vice President - FAPA Financial Services | FAPA.aero | Meet the Team

Meet the Team

Team Member - Thomas Smith, MBA, CFP®

Vice President - FAPA Financial Services
Phone: 800 JET JOBS Ext. 15
Email: tom.smith@fapa.aero

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. Formerly held: FINRA  Series 7 General Securities, and FINRA Series 66 Uniform State Law Licenses (Stocks, Bonds, Options,  Limited Partnerships, and Mutual Funds),  Investment Advisor Representative,  Life and Health Insurance License. 

Tom lives in Marietta, Georgia with his spouse of 40 years, Julie Smith, and they have three adult children and four grandchildren.

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Judy Tarver

Vice President - Global Strategies

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Judy Tarver is Vice President, Global Strategies of FAPA.aero. As a recognized expert in the field, Ms. Tarver is able to provide insightful and useful feedback to give pilots an edge in planning and pursuing their career as a pilot.

For over 37 years she has worked as an aviation consultant, writer and speaker specializing in the field of pilot selection and recruitment. She was Manager of Pilot Recruitment for American Airlines where she was responsible for facilitating the hiring of over 7,100 airline pilots.

Client Testimonials

Anonymous

Hired at US Airways

Judy and all at FAPA, Thank you all very much for your help and support. I was just hired at US Airways! I appreciate being a FAPA member for such a long time and finally having my dream come to fruition. You are wonderful at what you do and I profusely thank you!! A special thank you to Judy - You are an amazing woman, deserving of many gifts. Thank you for your Skype-preps, they made all the difference in the world. Thank you Thank you Thank you!!