A little bit about us

YOUR TRUSTED PARTNER IN PRIVATE TRAVEL

flyExclusive proudly fulfills a mission of providing high quality, safe and reliable point to point private jet travel at industry leading levels of affordability, accessibility and client satisfaction.

With Fortune 500 recognition, full access to a growing fleet of highly desirable company-owned aircraft, 24/7 nationwide flight operations, personalized customer service, and decades of experience as operators and innovators—the flyExclusive leadership team is a robust aviation partner you can trust.

We look forward to serving you on your next flight.

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Leadership

LEADERSHIP TEAM

flyExclusive is fueled by a dedicated team of collaborative leaders with a deep-rooted aviation passion and an extensive background in aviation and operations.

Exhibiting a special kind of drive, one of collective spirit and limitless possibility—the flyExclusive team, relishes each challenge and thrives on delivering excellence. Exploring new potentials, pursuing and delivering efficiencies, and exceeding expectations is the flyExclusive way.

Mike Guina
President

Previously Mike served as Executive Vice President of Delta Private Jets where his responsibilities included all aspects of operations, sales, product development, and revenue management. Mike joined Delta Private Jets with the acquisition of Segrave Aviation in January 2010 where he had spent the previous six years also as Executive Vice President. Previously Mike spent ten years with Air Partner PLC (AIP:LSE), ultimately rising to President of US Operations and a board member. While there he pioneered several innovative products including fixed futures pricing and point-to-point charter. Mike is type rated on the Citation Excel and CJ aircraft operated by the Company and to be close to the business, customers and pilots, frequently flies Company charter customers. Mike attended North East Surrey College of Technology (UK).

Donn Yates
Chief Operating Officer

Donn Yates comes to flyExclusive after a distinguished career serving our nation, retiring at the rank of Colonel. He served most recently as 4th Fighter Wing Commander and Chief Executive Officer of Seymour Johnson Air Force Base leading over 6,000 service men and women. He led the reorganization of operations at Seymour Johnson organizing, executing 37 new facility projects valued at $50.9M an increase of 20% over the previous budgets. He transformed organizational structures and functions which greatly improved the operational capabilities and readiness of command which was recognized nationally for improved efficiencies. His service ranged across the globe, from activity combat duty as a fighter pilot and fighter pilot instructor, progressing through multiple leadership roles including serving as Chief Operating Officer of the 48th Operations Group in RAF Lakenheath AB, United Kingdom. Donn was selected as 1 of 38 US armed forces (1 of 2 Air Force) and civilian counterparts (CIA, NGA, State, National Labs) to attend Harvard University’s prestigious National Security Fellows program. His academic studies include a bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas – San Antonio along with two Master’s Degrees from the Air Command Staff College and School of Advanced Air and Space Studies.

Allen Thomas
Executive Vice President

Allen leads our business development, administrative and revenue management side of flyExclusive. He is the former Executive Director of the North Carolina Global TransPark and Foreign Trade Zone, a 2,500-acre international multi-modal industrial park, and transportation hub specializing in aerospace, advanced manufacturing and logistics. Prior, Allen co-founded IQMax Inc. technologies in 1998 which was acquired by Fusion (Nasdaq: FSNN). A native of North Carolina, Allen was the three-term Mayor of the City of Greenville (pop. 100,000). He received his undergraduate degree in business marketing from East Carolina University, earned his Masters in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, and is a Cahn Fellow Scholarship Recipient for Senior Leadership Studies at Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School.

Josh Golden
VP Revenue Management

Josh previously held the positions of Director of Fleet Operations and Revenue Management with Delta Private Jets. Josh joined Delta Private Jets with the acquisition of Segrave Aviation, where he had held the position of Manager of Flight Control. Josh received his bachelor’s degree in education in 2003.

Brandon Greene
VP Fleet Development

Brandon Greene serves as Vice President, Fleet Development, responsible for the acquisition of aircraft through the company’s Aircraft Partnership program, variable lease and traditional aircraft management programs. Throughout Brandon’s 21-year career in business aviation, his focus has been strategic aircraft acquisition and fleet growth initiatives through innovative lease and management agreements. Brandon has successfully negotiated hundreds of aircraft transactions while building longstanding relationships by guiding partners through an end-to-end process, including aircraft selection and acquisition, leasing, conformity and certification. Prior to joining flyExclusive, Brandon was National Director, Aircraft Management Sales and Director of Marketing with Delta Private Jets, Inc. In his career, he has also held sales and marketing positions with Comair, Inc. and United Airlines. Greene is a graduate of Indiana-Purdue University at Fort Wayne with a degree in Organizational Leadership and Supervision and a concentration in Hospitality and Tourism Management.

Brad Blettner
SVP Jet Club

Brad leads the development of flyExclusive’s industry-first Jet Club Partnership Program. The Jet Club Partnership Program expands on the Company’s proven aircraft partnership programs and provides personalized service, convenience and fleet access for Jet Club Partners. Prior to joining flyExclusive, Brad’s experience includes serving as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Delta Private Jets and the Vice President of Business Development for the Cincinnati Reds Major League baseball team. Brad is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with degrees in Marketing and Management, and he earned a Master of Science in Sports Administration from St. Thomas University in Miami, FL.

Jason Gall
Vice President of Maintenance

Jason is a retired U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sergeant with over 28 years in aviation and logistics where he led multi-million-dollar organizations with large, cross-functional and diverse teams. He has vast experience providing full range project management, maintenance management and life-cycle logistics. He has held positions in fleet operations, quality assurance, maintenance and safety instruction, and several senior leadership positions in contested environments. He also has a proven track record in developing individual talent and team performance through deliberate mentorship and training programs. 

William Whitford
Vice President of Operations

William served in the Army and Air Force prior to joining the FAA in 1987. During 31 years with the FAA, served as an Air Traffic Controller, Operations Supervisor, Traffic Management Coordinator, Operations Manager, ERC member for the Air Traffic Safety Action Program, Air Traffic Manager at Jacksonville and Atlanta Towers and Deputy Director of System Operations. Owner operator of Package Express operating a fleet of 25 aircraft providing cargo transportation throughout the SE United States. Previous to this position at flyExclusive has served as a Pilot, Fleet Lead, Check Airman and Chief Pilot and maintains active type certification on the Citation Excel and X.