As JetSuite gets ready to celebrate its 10th anniversary in 2019, it continues a year of big announcements with the appointment of Chung as its president
JetSuite, Inc., a leading operator of private jets and marketer of jet cards has appointed Stephanie Chung as President, effective immediately. According to a press release received by Private Jet Card Comparisons, she is an aviation veteran with more than 30 years of experience in commercial and business aviation. In her new position, Chung will oversee all aspects of the company including sales, marketing, revenue management, performance, and guest services for the brand. This appointment makes Chung the first African American and African American female to lead a major private business aviation company.
The company says Chung brings a wealth of knowledge to her new role with JetSuite, Inc. with proven expertise in sales, business development, and executive leadership within the private jet industry. Prior to assuming her role she trained individuals and businesses around the world as an award-winning executive coach, sales mentor, and business advisor. Backed by more than three decades of experience within Fortune 500 companies, Chung has mentored, coached and developed some of the highest paid, most elite sales professionals in the country – routinely collaborating with notable companies to coach and train sales teams on neuroscience selling and high-ticket-item selling. Most recently, Chung was engaged with the JetSuite, Inc. sales team in a consulting role.
Chung aviation career in the 1980’s with Piedmont Airlines in Boston, and progressed through various roles at US Airways, before entering into private aviation where she served as Vice President of Sales, Western Region of Flexjet and oversaw and held various executive sales positions with Skyjet.
“I am incredibly honored and proud to appoint Stephanie as President of JetSuite, Inc. and know that her expansive aviation knowledge and sales leadership will be a key asset for the company,” said Alex Wilcox, CEO of JetSuite and JetSuiteX. “We are thrilled to have Stephanie lead the JetSuite team as we enter the next phase of growth and our tenth year in operation.”
Read my interview with Chung on Forbes.com here.
Chung joins the JetSuite, Inc. team on the heels of major company announcements and milestones which include recent investments from JetBlue Airways and Qatar Airways which will help fuel the growth of JetSuite’s private aviation business; a launch customer partnership with Zunum Aero which will bring the first-ever hybrid-to-electric flights to the skies; and a first of its kind codeshare partnership between JetBlue Airways and JetSuite sister company JetSuiteX.
Chung resides in Dallas and is an active member of several local committees including Elevation Society, Executive Women’s Roundtable and Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. She is the author of Profit Like a Girl, A Woman’s Guide to Kicking Butt in Sales and Leadership and creator of the High Ticket Selling Made Simple course and Neuroscience Selling.