Private jet charter leader adds depth of expertise with additions of Chuck Williams as Chief Financial Officer and Rich Ropp as Senior Vice President of Enterprise Sales
KINSTON, NC (September 10, 2021) – flyExclusive, a leading provider of premium private jet charter experiences, today announced the continued growth of its leadership team with the appointments of Chuck Williams, Chief Financial Officer, and Rich Ropp, SeniorVice President of Enterprise Sales. The new leaders continue to draw on flyExclusive’s deep wealth of industry experience as the company seeks to build new and exciting private jet experiences, including its private charter and Jet Club service offerings.
Chuck Williams joins flyExclusive as Chief Financial Officer, where he will oversee the company’s financial operations and performance as part of its ongoing growth. Williams joins the company following his tenure as Chief Transformation Officer with McKinsey &Company, where he served a diverse set of clients spanning financial services, oil and gas, heavy manufacturing, mining and semiconductor fabrication. He has held roles with J.P. Morgan, leading global business transformation for investment banking, and Bank of America, where he held numerous executive positions.Additionally, he is a decorated Commanding Officer in the U.S. Navy Reserve, with 32 years of aviation experience that includes six operational deployments to Europe, the Pacific, Africa, and the Middle East.
“flyExclusive’s growth into one of the elite brands in private jet travel made joining the leadership team an easy decision,” said Williams. “This is a company that provides some of the most luxurious private jet experiences in the world, yet its leadership have never lost sight of the values that make the company special. I’m proud to join this growing family and can’t wait to see where the journey takes us.”
Rich Ropp brings a wealth of private jet industry experience to his role as Senior Vice President ofEnterprise Sales. Previously he served as President of Jet Linx St. Louis, where he developed the newly opened base and oversaw the annual strategic plan and revenue growth, aircraft management sales, corporate jet club sales and a range of other operational responsibilities. In his role at flyExclusive, he will primarily focus on developing and cultivating corporate and enterprise business sales for flyExclusive’s Jet Club as well as its aircraft partnerships and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) services.
“Jet Club is unlike any jet card or fractional ownership program I’ve seen in the market and is the ideal program for businesses seeking to deliver safe, premiere private travel for their executives and employees,” said Ropp. “I couldn’t be more excited to leverage my own experience in corporate private jet sales as we grow awareness for this unique membership and educate businesses across the country about its value.”
For more information about flyExclusive’s range of private jet charter offerings and Jet Club program, visit www.flyexclusive.com.
flyExclusive is a premier owner/operator of private jet experiences that surpass expectations for quality, convenience and safety. From our world-class Jet Club to our unmatched private jet charter, clients who fly with us receive a curated private jet experience that anticipates their needs for comfort and style. Our leadership team uses decades of flying experience, industry knowledge in private jet experiences and expertise in fleet logistics and management to deliver a premium experience every time out of the gate. With services provided acrossNorth America, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia and beyond, our floating fleet of more than 70 aircraft are ready to take you wherever you dream of flying. To learn more, visit www.flyexclusive.com.
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