Shye Gilad

Department

Leadership

Name

Shye Gilad

Position

Managing Partner

Hometown

Utica, NY

Why I love what I do

Until someone invents a time machine, there is no greater magic than private air travel

Hobbies & Activities

Meeting new people, learning new ideas, enjoying time with friends and family, technology, travel, music, reading, hiking, motorcycle touring

Julie O'Brien

Department

FBO/Flight Support

Name

Julie O’Brien

Position

General Manager

Hometown

Frederick, MD

Why I love what I do

There is a level of satisfaction that comes from helping people achieve their goals. Aviation is an amazing tool to assist other in their travel, business, leisure, and family needs.

Hobbies & Activities

Hiking, horses, camping, family, sports, travel, food & wine.

Tina Gray

Department

Core Services

Name

Tina Gray

Position

Controller

Hometown

Meyersdale, PA

Why I love what I do

I have worked at Leesburg Executive Airport for over 15 years. I like working in aviation because every day is different. It is nice to talk to all the customers.

Hobbies & Activities

I love spending time with my family. I like to take my two sons swimming and to the county park. We like riding four wheelers on our property and being outside.

Courtney DesMarais

Name

Courtney Desmarais

Position

Executive Administrator

Hometown

Utica, NY

Why I love what I do

I love being exposed to all different types of people from all over the world. I enjoy hearing about different adventures they’ve been on and being so close to the aircraft is pretty awesome to see.

Hobbies & Activities

I enjoy camping, crafting & cooking/baking occasionally. I love to spend time with my family and my pup. I’ve just moved here from Upstate NY, but while there I coached a Pop Warner Cheer team & taught a Tiny Tots dance class. My family holds a Golf scholarship scramble annually which I do enjoy and put a lot of time into.

Lindsay Arrington

Name

Lindsay Arrington

Hometown

I was born in Montana and have come to call Leesburg, VA home.

Why I love what I do

I love helping people and making their travel experiences enjoyable.

Hobbies & Activities

I have a degree in art and worked as a potter before starting a family, I still love getting my hands dirty building various DIY projects.

Cristina Stipp

Name

Cristina Stipp

Hometown

Herndon, VA

Why I love what I do

I enjoy applying my years of hospitality experience to the aviation industry.

Hobbies & Activities

I love music, crafting and going on adventures with my two boys.

Dawn Schrammel

Name

Dawn Schrammel

Hometown

Herndon, VA

Why I love what I do

I enjoy making sure our clients have a wonder experience from the time they walk in to the time their trip is done. Its very important to me that we get to know and learn our clients so we are able to be proactive in all of their needs.

Hobbies & Activities

I love to go hiking with my family in Harpers Ferry, learning about the history and enjoying the beautiful scenery. I also like to go kayaking down the Shenandoah river. Spending time with my family and pups.

Andrew HEnson

Name

Andrew Henson

Hometown

Leesburg, VA

Why I love what I do

I like working in the aviation industry because it is changing constantly and no day is the same as the last!

Hobbies & Activities

While not working at ProJet you can find me playing golf, working at Monks BBQ, I’m also a student pilot working on becoming a professional pilot.

Clint Koontz

Name

Clint Koontz

Hometown

Hagerstown, MD

Why I love what I do

Working at ProJet is an outstanding opportunity for networking, developing relationships, and meeting great people in an industry that I am working to one day join as a professional pilot myself.

Hobbies & Activities

I spend my time flying, sippin’ on good cups of coffee, and hanging with great friends.

Stephen Crouse

Name

Stephen Crouse

Hometown

Hamilton, VA

Why I love what I do

I love the variety of people you can meet, and I look forward to the opportunities that come along with that.

Hobbies & Activities

I am an avid photographer, I love working on cars, and enjoy the outdoors and being active!

Miles Dewey

Name

Miles Dewey

Hometown

Manassas, VA

Why I love what I do

Ever since I was a kid I had a fascination with planes as well as tinkering with things. As I got older and was able to drive, I was drawn to working on and modifying cars, so I combined those interests and decided to go to school to get my A&P license so I can work on planes for my career!

Hobbies & Activities

Work on cars, hiking, video games, hanging out with friends.

John Nickle

Name

John Nickle

Where I am from

Philippines

Why I love what I do

My Dad was in the United States Air Force, I like being around planes.

Hobbies & Activities

Martial arts and weight lifting

MEDARDO J MIRANDA CORTEZ

Name

Medardo J Miranda Cortez

Where I am from

El Salvador

Why I love what I do

The sensation of dispatching an aircraft following the safety standards and being able to serve different people every day is indescribable, you never know who will arrive on the ramp and above all this things you never stop to learning something new.

Hobbies & Activities

Play guitar, scale modeling, DIY electronics, and work on my car.

Ed Garcia

Name

Ed Garcia

Where I am from

Lima, Peru

Why I love what I do

I get to know all kind of people and see all models of aircraft

Levi Smith

Name

Levi Smith

Hometown

Danville, VA

Why I love what I do

Everyday I am amazed by the vast network that is air travel.

Hobbies & Activities

Flying, fishing, eating

Garrett Borden

Name

Garrett Borden

Hometown

Madison, VA

Why I love what I do

I really enjoy the focus on safety and the endless opportunity for improvement and knowledge.

Hobbies & Activities

I love music and boxing.

Greg Essner

Name

Greg Essner

Hometown

Manassas, VA

Why I love what I do

I have always loved aviation since I was a kid growing up near a major airport. I enjoy working in aviation because it is something I’ve always wanted to do.

Hobbies & Activities

I volunteer to help out at school with rebuilding some aircraft as well as help out my community with any projects that might need to be done.

TJ Taylor

Name

TJ Taylor

Hometown

Gainesville, VA

Why I love what I do

I like working in hospitality because I like to help people and I’m a people-person, so therefore it gives me an opportunity to be outgoing and let my personality shine!

Hobbies & Activities

I am a huge sports fanatic. I play football and basketball. I love hanging out with friends and family.