flyExclusive, the nation’s second-largest private jet company, announced the latest addition to its executive team in naming Brent Smith as Chief Financial Officer. Smith brings nearly 25 years of deep industry expertise as he has held notable CFO roles with Air Methods, Crossmark, and NetJets.Read MoreRead More
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — September 6, 2022 —Today, flyExclusive, the nation’s second-largest private jet company, announced the latest addition to its executive team in naming Brent Smith as Chief Financial Officer. Smith brings nearly 25 years of deep industry expertise as he has held notable CFO roles with Air Methods, Crossmark, and NetJets.
Known for maximizing business systems and processes and delivering strong financial results, Smith joins flyExclusive to establish new business growth through strategic planning, market research, and product development.
“We are thrilled to welcome Brent Smith to the flyExclusive family. His decades of expertise in private aviation will help to take flyExclusive to new heights,” said Founder and CEO Jim Segrave. “Pursuing the industry’s top talent is critical to our company’s growth, and we look forward to Brent’s leadership in driving operational efficiencies.”
flyExclusive is dedicated to continuing to grow its corporate family at its corporate headquarters in Kinston, North Carolina, and across the country with more than 750 employees. This announcement comes shortly after its recent onboarding of more than 100 new pilots who have joined the rapidly growing flight crew roster.
“I am honored to join flyExclusive and bring my years of leadership experience to the business,” said Smith. “There is great growth opportunity for the brand across its Jet Club, fractional ownership and Maintenance, Repairs and Overhaul business divisions, and I look forward to being part of the strategy and execution along that journey.”
flyExclusive is a premiere Part 135 owner/operator of private jet experiences that surpass expectations for quality, convenience, and safety. From a world-class Jet Club to an unmatched private charter and fractional ownership opportunities, clients who fly with the company receive a curated experience that anticipates their needs for consistency, comfort, and style. As one of the world’s largest operators of Cessna Citation aircraft with a floating fleet of 85 light to heavy jets, flyExclusive offers access to a network of personalized private aviation with on-demand flights that can service a myriad of specialized trip needs. flyExclusive is headquartered in Kinston, North Carolina with services provided across North America, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia and beyond. To learn more, visit www.flyexclusive.com.