March 3, 2020, Trenton, New Jersey–(BUSINESS WIRE)—Jet East Corporate Aviation, LLC (“Jet East”) today announced that Stephen Maiden has been appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Maiden will have total responsibility for operational performance, employee engagement, company culture, safety/quality and organizational growth. Mr. Maiden has over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry, most recently serving as President and CEO of Constant Aviation LLC.
Francis D. John, the former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, will remain with Jet East as Executive Chairman and will continue as the managing member of East Coast Aviation, LLC, the parent company of Jet East. Mr. John will have primary responsibility for the finance, legal and administration functions.
Gary E. Lee, the former President and Chief Operating Officer, will remain with Jet East as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Bryan Weiss will also continue as Senior Vice President, Trenton MRO and Managed Aircraft.
“We are fortunate to have someone of Stephen’s caliber and experience to lead Jet East into the future,” said Mr. John. “We are at an exciting time in Jet East’s history. In the last five years, we have grown from about $10 million in revenue and 45 employees to about $35 million in revenue and about 150 employees. Stephen’s experience leading a large organization at Constant Aviation will greatly assist us in successfully implementing our strategy and taking advantage of the market opportunities ahead. Stephen is a proven leader in the aviation industry with a track record of ensuring performance, safety and customer satisfaction.”
Jet East, one of the nation’s largest AOG maintenance providers, is headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey. The company has substantial operations at the Trenton-Mercer Airport (TTN) in New Jersey, Teterboro Airport (TEB) in New Jersey, Westchester County Airport (HPN) in New York, and Boston Logan International Airport (BOS) in Massachusetts. Jet East performs base and line maintenance throughout the North east, as well as AOG maintenance services across continental U.S., and certain international markets.