Celebrating women in jet cards for International Women's Day

By Doug Gollan, March 8, 2021

To mark International Women’s Day, we take a non-comprehensive look at some of the women behind the jet card programs you fly with

From the cockpit to the boardroom, women are making an impact on private aviation

While there is plenty of room for more women in leadership positions in private aviation, the good news is women are in more and more high-profile positions – including the cockpit.

To celebrate International Women’s Day and everyone who has a mother, daughter, cousin, or friend in private aviation, we put together this incomplete list highlighting some of the women behind the jet cards you fly with. Hopefully, they will inspire more women to pursue careers in the world of private jets.

Air Partner

  • Joan Estell, Chief Financial Officer
  • Judith Banks, General Counsel
  • Amanda Wills, Non-executive Director

Air Charter Service

  • Kate Ivie, Human Resources Director
  • Christine Leach, Non-executive Director


  • Lori Harlow, Vice President, Accounting & Administration
  • Jenny Latas, Director of Finance & Reporting

Airstream Jets

  • Anastasiia Popova, Creative Marketing Director

Alliance Aviation

  • Amber Martin, Director and Co-founder

Dumont Aviation Group

  • Ashley Welch, Director of Aircraft Charter
  • Rhonda Smith, Flight Operations Manager
  • Debra Weiss, Head of Accounting

Executive Jet Management

  • Julie Anderson, SVP, Owner Services
  • Stephanie Steward, SVP, Charter Solutions
  • Allisons Moser, VP, Human Resources
  • Barbara Telek, Chief Financial Officer


  • Megan Wolf, Chief Operating Officer
  • Marine Eugène, Managing Director, Europe
  • Deb Perelman, Chief Legal Counsel
  • Lauren Florian – Director of Global Marketing


  • Gisela Edelbauer, Member of the Supervisory Board
  • Gerda Aufreiter, VP Corporate Finance
  • Richelle Aichberger, Head of HR and Recruitment
  • Iva Bobkova, Head of Corporate Procurement and Parts Management
  • Sanja Rogovic, Head of Crew Support
  • Mila Foster, Deputy Head of Customer Care

GrandView Aviation

  • Jessica Naor

Jet Aviation

  • Elouisa Dalli, SVP Global Marketing & Communications
  • Evie Freeman, VP Global Customer Standards
  • Jane McVeigh, SVP Global Human Resources
  • Leslie Cheshier, Vice President Owner and Charter Services
  • Lynn Reid, Director, Marketing
  • Victoria Reina Duffy, Charter Sales Director

Jet Linx Aviation

  • Erin Donnelly, Vice President of Revenue Management
  • Jordan Maddex-Kopp, Vice President of Marketing & Strategic Partnerships
  • Yvette Green, Vice President of Human Resources
  • Sheryl Clark, Director of Safety
  • Missy Kemp, Director of Five-Star Service
  • Dee Ruleaux, Director of Recruiting & Industry Partnerships
  • Andrea Utesch, Director of Human Resources
  • Ashley Hinderaker, Controller
  • Casey Traver, Crew Coordination Manager

JetLogic Scotland

  • Leigh Mellis, CEO

Jets dot Com

  • Svetlana Orlov, Chief Financial Officer

Magellan Jets

  • Marica Dauphinais, Senior Director of Marketing


  • Kelly Macaulay, Head of Marketing
  • Amanda Gale, Senior Manager, Brand & Partnerships
  • Brittany Francis, Vice President, Business Development
  • Diana Oreck, Vice President, Service & Philanthropy
  • Candy Dudik, Director of Cabin Configuration & Development
  • Jessica Fowler, Supervisor of Member Services
  • Julie Hicks, Senior Vice President, NetJets Europe
  • Amy Cooper Kanis, Senior Vice President, Sales
  • Sheridan Root, Senior Vice President, Sales
  • Aliza Fulton, Senior Vice President, Sales

Nicholas Air

  • Karen Thornton, Chief Financial Officer
  • Wendi Litton, Internal Counsel
  • Shawnna Romans, Assistant VP, Sales & Marketing Operations
  • Alex Bidawid, HR Manager

Paramount Business Jets

  • Amanda McCreary, VP Charter Sales & Customer Service
  • Marisha Falk, VP Private Jet Charter
  • Elise Massey, VP Private Jet Charter

Priester Aviation

  • Viviana Kozin, Chief Operating Officer
  • Stacey M. Wolfe, Director of Human Resources

Private Jet Services Group

  • Cara Tachibana, Director of Marketing
  • Susan Flammia, Director of Human Resources
  • Vanessa Pyle, Regional Vice President of Sales


  • Annelies Garcia, Commerical Director
  • Alex Nott, Digital Marketing Director
  • Viv Diprose, Head of Communications
  • Hannah Needs, Head of Business Development
  • Sarah Silke, HR Manager
  • Zena Robinson, Head of Finance

Sentient Jet

  • Kirsten Lamotte, SVP, Partnerships and Events
  • Louise Jones, Director, Human Resources
  • Marialena Barnard, Sr. Director, Client Services
  • Meghan Schwandt, Sr. Director, Client Services
  • Amy McLaughlin, Sr. Director, Marketing
  • Meghan Pedro, Sr. Director, Divisional Controller, finance
  • Gina Hines, Executive Assistant and Facilities Management (Boston and NYC)

Silver Air

  • Erin Kanaley, Chief Product Officer

Solairus Aviation

  • Linda Holmes, Executive Vice President
  • Melissa Dow, Vice President, Client Services
  • Laura Paradiso, Vice President, Client Accounting and Finance
  • Valerie Deitrick, Human Resources Senior Director

Tradewind Aviation

  • Cherish Dachenhausen, Controller


  • Leona Qi, President, VistaJet US
  • Francesca Swan, Executive Vice President, Program Sales
  • Emma Kleine-Punte, Head of Client Services
  • Meaghan Wells, Chief Investment Officer
  • Jennifer Farquhar, Director, Global Communications & Brand Marketing
  • Amy Yang, Director of Marketing & Communications, Asia
  • Lisa Foster-Brown, Head of Private Office
  • Emma Clark, Head of Cabin Services
  • Natalie Douglas, Co-Interim Group Chief Financial Officer
  • Elin Klemetsen Fossum, Captain, Challenger 605; Line Training Captain

Wheels Up

  • Stephanie Chung, Chief Growth Officer
  • Gail Grimmet, Chief Experience Officer
  • Laura Heltebran, Chief Legal Officer
  • Francesca Molinari, Chief People Officer


  • Lezlea List, Executive Vice President, Sales
  • Beth Stebenne, Chief of Staff
  • Allison Silverstein, General Manager
  • Anastasija Snicarenko, General Counsel
  • Jen Lozada, Director of Sourcing and Client Services

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