A strong and experienced executive team leading a skilled and engaged workforce.

Tim Taylor

President and Chief Executive Officer

40+ years of leadership experience in the aerospace and defense industries. Former CEO, Elbit Systems of America, a global defense electronics, and commercial aviation company. Pioneered new technology-based systems for customers such as Gulfstream Aerospace and Federal Express. Previously held executive level positions with GEC-Marconi and AlliedSignal Aerospace. Published Musician.

Mike Mason

Vice President, Finance & Chief Financial Officer

30+ years of experience in corporate finance and the aerospace industry. Former engineer with Boeing and Lockheed Martin. Previously held executive finance positions with American Airlines, Sabre, PepsiCo, and King Aerospace. Holds a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Rice University and an MBA in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin.

Ashley Ring

Vice President, Sales and Marketing

15+ years of experience in the aerospace industry. Previously held sales and leadership positions at FreeFlight Systems include Director of Sales, Channel Sales Manager, Inside Sales, and Marketing Representative. Holds a B.S. in Management, and received an M.S. in Management and Leadership in 2018.

Behlul Poonawalla

Director of Engineering

10+ years of design, manufacturing, and integration experience in the aerospace industry. Previously held engineering positions at FreeFlight Systems include Engineering Manager, and Sr. Developmental Engineer. Holds a BE in Electronics Engineering from Pune University, India, and a MS in Electrical Engineering from Ohio Univeristy.

Kayla Spence

Director of Operations

12 years of management experience in Operations and Human Resources.  Ms. Spence graduated with a Business Management degree from Tarleton State University in 2005 and later earned certifications in PHR and SHRM-CP in 2010.  She has been managing Operations since 2016 including Manufacturing, Repair Station, Quality, Planning, Logistics and Human Resource teams.  She is also responsible for continuous improvement programs.