Shawn Gillespie is an International Captain with the Hill Air Corporation.
Shawn was born in Homestead, Florida and grew up near Toledo, Ohio. He is a graduate of Miami University (Ohio) and has a Master’s Degree from George Washington University. Shawn served for 22 years in the United States Air Force. His assignments include flying tours in the Learjet 35, the C-17, and the Gulfstream G-III and G-V and staff tours as a Program Analyst at the Pentagon and as the Director of Staff for the 89th Airlift Wing at Andrews AFB.
Shawn, his wife Debbie, a Program Director & Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas Health Sciences Center, and their children Collin (a student at Trinity University in San Antonio, TX) and Caroline (a student at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, CA) live in Keller, Texas.
Adam is the Aviation Manager in a flight department based at Dallas Love Field with over 20 years’ experience operating business aircraft in the 91, 91K, and 135 environments for both domestic and international theatres. Adam holds multiple type ratings in light, mid, and large cabin business aircraft as well as an A&P with IA and is an NBAA Certified Aviation Manager. Previous positions include Factory Demonstration Pilot, Aviation Manager for a publicly traded company in the restaurant industry, Director of Operations for a Fractional Aircraft Ownership Company, and Sr. Director for an Aircraft Management Company. Adam has lived in the DFW area for the past 7 years and has served on the board for the LFPA since 2014.
Jeff is the Director of flight department at Dallas love field. He has managed many fixed wing and rotor wing aircraft through his career. He is a graduate for University of Oklahoma in Aviation Management, minor in Business management with concentration in Aviation law and a member of Alpha Eta Rho. Jeff has spent 27 years at love field and loves Dallas. He holds certification in Aviation Safety from Stanford University, accredited IS-BAO Auditor and a certified aviation manager. He has formally sat on many boards to include; Customer Advisory Board Gulfstream Aerospace, Vice president of NTBAA, Secretary of LFPA board of Directors and Chairman of the DFW airspace redesign.
Former LFPA President and Advisor to the board of Directors.
Bob Chrampanis is a former instructor pilot in the United States Air Force. He is now the Chief Pilot and director of travel services at Richards Group in Dallas, TX, he is in his 23rd year at the agency and has earned a conference room in his name. He has handled a multitude of agency operation initiatives. Bob is a leader in our industry and his business acumen is highly respected.
Love Field Airport Laison / Board Member
FAA traffic management officer at Dallas/Fort Worth TRACON
Scholarship & Charity Fund /Events Coordinator / Board member
Wendy is a corporate pilot for Exxon Mobil, she started flying during college at age 20 as an aviation technology major at LeTourneau University. She was member of the Ambassador Chapter, She was awarded the Amelia Earhart Memorial Scholarship in 1994. Wendy is supporter of Women in Aviation and has been involved in many collegiant and aviaiton groups.
Secretary / Membership
Sean has 14 years of finance, customer service, management, aviation and aviation parts experience. He graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Finance Degree and studied in Germany for one year. Aviation has been in the family for three generations, starting with his Grandfather Marshall Britt who owned an airport in Groton Massachusetts and helped train World War II fighter pilots. Sean has spent countless hours flying various airplanes. Sean is President of Marklyn Aviation a Sales and Counsluting firm.
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