Having grown up in a family surrounded by aviation, Andy was confident from a young age where he would focus his career. Having held sales and marketing positions at MRO facilities in the past, he began to understand the needs of aircraft owner/operators as well as the MRO facilities. Andy's great grandfather, Ray Betzoldt, Co-founded Meyers Aircraft Company in the late 1930's which has sparked 4 generations of aircraft enthusiasts and professionals. This includes cousin Lance Neibauer who went on to form Lancair, along with his grandfather and multiple family members all having ties to the aviation industry. In 2021 Andy was a recipient of NBAA's 40 Under 40 Awards in the Innovation Category.
After seeing the frustration and difficulty surrounding the aircraft maintenance quoting process, co-founder Lindsay Nixon decided there had to be a better way. Understanding that time is money, she partnered with Andy to create MRO Insider to save aircraft owners and operators both. Lindsay has spent years perfecting her craft of organizational development and leadership, and is committed to every customer to provide an efficient new process in aircraft maintenance.
Aaron has worked in the sales and hospitality industry for over a decade. However, his dad inspired his aviation dreams. Through a combination of cold calling, mentors, and industry professionals guiding Aaron, he found entry into aviation by working as a Business Development Manager in Aviation Recruiting and SaaS startup and then went on as a Research Analyst and Sales Associate for an aircraft sales/acquisition company based out of Sarasota, FL. Aaron is involved in NBAA, TnBAA and is helping to create the TN YoPros group. He is currently pursuing his private certificate.
Kirsten's love for aviation began as a teenager after attending her first air show; her head, as they say, has been in the clouds ever since. Professionally, she began her career in the healthcare industry, working in various roles over the past decade. Her experience has cultivated a unique perspective anchored within her ability to listen and problem-solve. Kirsten now resides in Tennessee where she volunteers and travels as part of a community support outreach program.
Clovis Martins brings over 10 years of experience in the business aviation industry, ranging from aircraft sales to MRO sales, engine trading and engine MRO. He handles sales in Brazil and the USA. Clovis is fluent in Spanish and Portuguese.
Ibrahim is a highly dynamic, established professional with almost 10 years of experience in aircraft maintenance and aviation operations/fleet management in the MEA region. Demonstrated capacity for designing process guidelines and training programs to streamline services and manage strict deadlines. Proven track record organizing fleet maintenance with focus on planning, scheduling, leading teams, liaising with suppliers, and operating in accordance with aviation policies. An expert in problem solving with ability to strategize contingency plans and cooperate with varying department leads to provide optimal service. Fluent in English and Arabic.
Andreas started his career as an aircraft technician. He worked his way up to an aircraft inspector and manager of a Bombardier service centre, gaining a total of over 15 years’ experience in the business aviation maintenance sector. He holds an EASA part 66 maintenance licence including airframe and avionics endorsements for Cessna Citation, Learjet and Bombardier business jets. He also founded Aviation Heaven, a platform for business aviation operators, owners and service providers, and created the Aviation Heaven Magazine.