Our Leadership

Airlink’s Board of Trustees, Governors Council, and Ambassadors are an expansive group of volunteers lending their expertise to the organization. Their experience and advocacy helps Airlink increase its capacity to serve humanitarian organizations and positively impact communities recovering from crisis.

Board of Trustees

James Hnat

Chair, Airlink Board of Trustees

Todd Kallman

Treasurer, Airlink
President, TK Advisory Services

Robyn Mandel

Secretary, Airlink
VP, Legal & General Counsel, Aersale

Robert Brown

Founder and Immediate Past Chair, Airlink Board of Trustees
Founding Partner, Vx Capital

Peter Davies

CEO, Airline Management Group

Pat Dowling

President and CEO, Seabury Corporate Finance and Senior Managing Director, Seabury Capital

George Fenton

Senior Operations Advisor, Humanitarian Logistics Association

Todd Freeman

Special Advisor, Nordic Aviation Capital

Ken Gazzola

President, Four Stars Aviation

Mary Ellen Jones

Vice President – Asia-Pacific Sales,
Pratt & Whitney

Niklas Lund

Director, Rockton

Mark Packard

Airline Finance Consultant

Steve Rimmer

CEO, Altavair

Mylène Scholnik

Principal, Amazon

Jennifer Villa Tennity

President, Aviation Lending
CIT Group

Governors Council

Peter Davies

Governors Council Chair
CEO, Airline Management Group

Enrique Beltranena

President and CEO,
Volaris

Alec Burger

President, GE Capital
CEO, GE Capital Aviation Services

Chris Cholerton

President – Civil Aerospace, Rolls-Royce

Robert Crandall

Former President and Chairman
American Airlines

William J. Flynn

CEO, Atlas Air Cargo

Christina Foerster

Member of the Executive Board, Customer & Corporate Responsibility,
Deutsche Lufthansa AG

Robin Hayes

President and CEO, JetBlue Airways

Pedro Heilbron

CEO, Copa Airlines

Peter Ingram

President and CEO, Hawaiian Airlines

Oscar Munoz

CEO, United Airlines

Doug Parker

Chairman and CEO, American Airlines

John Slattery

Chairman and CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation

Bradley Tilden

Chairman, President, and CEO, Alaska Airlines

Andre Viljoen

CEO and Managing Director, Fiji Airways

Ambassadors

Robyn Mandel

Ambassador Program Board Liaison
VP, Legal & General Counsel, Aersale

Julian Balaam

Board Member Emeritus
Director, Skytech-AIC

Mike Platt

CEO, Lease Corporation International

Michael Rettig

Executive Director and Cofounder, LIFT
Board Member Emeritus

Toby Bright

Senior Advisor, Jackson Square Aviation

Virginia Connolly

Senior VP and Strategic Marketing Leader, GECAS

Mehtap Cevher

Partner, Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP

Peter Harbison

Chairman Emeritus, CAPA Centre for Aviation

Alan Hedge

Principal at Hedge & Associates Aviation Consulting

JJ Hornblass

President and CEO, Royal Media

Peter Huijbers

Board Member Emeritus
Director, PH Aviation Asia Ltd.

Barry Humphreys

Board Member Emeritus
Former Director, Virgin Atlantic

Ben Leon

Founder, Bravo Lima

John McMahon

Managing Director, M.J.McMahon & Company Ltd.

William McNulty

Board Member Emeritus
Cofounder, Team Rubicon

Jane Middleton

Chairman, British Air Transport Association
Board Member Emeritus

John Mowry

Managing Director, Alton Aviation Consultancy

Jose Mateo Naguiat

Pilot, PSA Airlines

Tetsuya "Ted" Nozaki

Board Member Emeritus
Managing Director, Asahi Aviation

Murrae Ross-Eskell

Managing Director, Horizon Executive Search