Gianpaolo DeFelice

Founder

Gianpaolo began flying at a young age and became one of Alitalia’s youngest pilots. The son of an airline pilot, he has been involved in aviation since his childhood. Gianpaolo has been a consultant to numerous aviation start-ups over the years. He holds an ATP certificate and is type-rated in the ATR series of aircraft and the Mc Donnell Douglass MD-80 as well as the Gulfstream G-IV. With both over 5000 hours of experience and ownership of a heavy aircraft, he brings a world of experience to aircraft management and operations. Gianpaolo is fluent in English and Italian and has a working knowledge of Spanish.

JACKIE VESEY

Jackie has been involved in the charter and corporate world for numerous years and comes to us after stints in some of the best-known companies. Jackie has the unique distinction of being both a respected as well as a beloved figure in our industry. She is an FAA-trained flight attendant. Jackie is a USAF veteran and served for 10 years.

DEANNA BAADSVIK

Deanna manages the full cycle of financial operations and reporting. She is also responsible for our human resources and Anti-drug and Alcohol Program. She earned her degree from Penn State University in 1993.

Stuart Lee

Stuart brings significant jet charter transactional experience and knowledge to the ZenAir team. He is in charge of the ZenAir JetCard Division’s sales and marketing, as well as maintaining a portfolio of international private jet clients and JetCard owners. He holds a BA from Haverford College and resides in Bergen County, NJ, with his wife and mini schnauzer.