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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!

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

Vice President of Sales & Marketing
Bryan Haywood

Bryan Haywood

Pilot Success Program Manager
Peter Forman

Peter Forman

Executive Editor
Craig Washka

Craig Washka

Captain Jet Jobs
Mike Schukert

Mike Schukert

Collegiate Aviation Liaison
Captain Andy Simonds

Captain Andy Simonds

Senior Staff Writer
Aaron  Locke

Aaron  Locke

FAPA Crewmember

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

Bryan Haywood

Pilot Success Program Manager

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Bryan began his love for aviation as the son of USAF parents stationed in Frankfurt, Germany. He grew up in Montana where he served as a helicopter rappeller with the U.S. Forest Service executing air attack operations in the wildland fire community for many years. He continued his career in aviation riding as Chief of Party for wildland fire reconnaissance.

He remained close to aviation pursuits after leaving the U.S. Forest Service, collaborating with Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks biologists on aerial surveys of Elk and Wolf habitat, while pursuing University degrees in Montana. Bryan’s education includes a bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science and an M.S. in Public Administration from from Montana State University-Bozeman.  Bryan is an aspiring private pilot himself and brings a unique perspective of integrating the business of professional pilot careers to the practical application of wheels up.

Client Testimonials

Anonymous

Job Fair Attendee

I also wanted to thank you for the job fair you guys just held in DFW, I had the chance to talk face to face with AA for about 12 minutes, not quite there for an interview but I got a lot of useful information.