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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
Dan  Nofziger

Dan  Nofziger

Research Assistant
Kristy  Harmison

Kristy  Harmison

Research Assistant

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

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

Bryan Q.

Hired at United Airlines

Claudette, I wanted to thank you for the interview prep a couple of weeks ago. I'm happy to report I was offered a job with United Airlines. What's incredibly amazing is the first 6 or 7 questions you asked me turned out to be the identical questions I was asked. Thanks again from one happy pilot, Bryan Q.