Kingston welcomeWhile the grand opening of Global Aviation’s expansive new hangar was big news this year, the company is also celebrating the growth of its family of valuable staff, the birth of some adorable babies, important work anniversaries and retirements.

Welcome Babies in 2014

Micaela Mareina, Assistant to the President, and her husband Daniel welcomed their first child this year, Kingston Connor Mareina. Their bouncing baby boy arrived July 17th at 6:30am.

A baby boy arrived for Rashelle Bybee, Flight Operations Administrative Assistant, and Jacob Bybee, Detailing Coordinator, on October 24th at 8:20am. Micah Matthew Bybee joins big brother, Isaac.

Matt Kaufmann, Line Service Supervisor, and Shinneaka Wilson received an early Christmas present this year with the arrival of a son, Brahn Kaufmann. The little bundle arrived at 3:05am on November 29th.

Micah welcomeWork Anniversaries in 2014

Celebrating 10 Years:

Henry Kurkowski Jr -Facility Janitor

Carla Boleen – Charter Operations Manager

Nathan Harte – Facility Manager.

Celebrating 5 Years:

Charlotte Bolden – CSR Supervisor

Jake Fischer – Purchasing Manager

Elaine Frances – Executive Chef.

Welcome New Employees in 2014

Riley Craft – Line Service Shift Supervisor

Brahn announcmentKyle Sahnow – Line Service Technician

Kathy Cieslinki – CSR

Donald Amon – IT and Purchasing Assistant

Luke Limbeck – Line Service Technician

Kyla Arakaki – Charter Sales and Marketing

Shawn Earle – Line Service Technician

Jackie Hunnicutt – Maintenance Administrative Assistant

Nellie Gordon – CSR, Darrin Sprecher – Aircraft Mechanic

Mary Egan – Line Service Technician

Darrell Ehl – Pilot

Lance McAuley – Pilot

Riki Fugere – Purchasing Assistant

Sharon Blickenstaff – Catering Cook/Private Chef

Esther Koelbl – Line Service Technician

Best Wishes in Retirement

Pilot Bert Zimmerly retired from Global Aviation in 2014 at the age of 80. “I have flown by my count 854 different aircraft in my life and am only hours short of logging 25,000 hours,” said Zimmerly. Read more about his impressive career here.

Jim Marquard also retired this year. Marquard was Global Aviation’s Purchasing and Facility Manager. He was with the company for nearly 12 years.

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