Anticipating a Smooth Ride in 2013
Things are looking up in the economy - and at AirSprint.
With the outcome of the recent United States Presidential election, improvements in the Canadian energy and U.S. technology sectors, and...
Judson T. Macor, LLB, MBA
Chairman and CEO
Judson achieved a Bachelor of Science degree in Aeronautics from the University of North Dakota in 1989. Upon completion, he commenced a career as a commercial pilot flying in the Canadian Arctic. He worked in the North for five years and earned an Airline Transport Pilot’s License and accumulated almost 5,000 hours of flight time. In 1994, Judson returned to University and completed a Law degree and an MBA degree from the University of Alberta in Edmonton Alberta Canada. Judson articled with the international law firm of Blake, Cassels and Graydon LLP and was called to the Alberta Bar in 1999. In that same year, Judson left the practice of law and founded AirSprint. Since 1999, Judson has held the position of CEO and Chairman of the Board and has grown AirSprint from inception to an international organization with licensing, operations and bases in both the US and Canada. Prior to moving to the US, Judson was an active member in YPO – Alberta Chapter and won the prestigious Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award in 2006. Judson currently lives full-time in Scottsdale, AZ with his wife and two sons.
Michael N. Knapp, BComm, LLB
Vice Chairman and General Counsel
Mike Knapp is one of AirSprint's Owners, and was responsible for the initial growth of AirSprint's Eastern Canadian division. In addition, he assisted with all legal matters during the inception and set-up of AirSprint. Mike's formal education consists of a BComm from the University of Toronto (with distinction) and an LLB from the University of Alberta. Prior to joining AirSprint full-time, Mike articled and became a partner at the law firm Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP, where he was a corporate lawyer specializing in business transactions including aircraft-related matters. Mike's responsibilities include client relations, business development and all legal matters.
Chris S. Richer, MBA
Chris Richer obtained an MBA from the Haskayne School of Business at the University of Calgary in 2007. He joined AirSprint as the Director Business Development for Western Canada in 2008. Prior to working at AirSprint, he spent ten years working in both the construction and environmental industries at the executive management level. His expertise includes marketing, business development and finance.
P. John Aldred
P. John Aldred is the founder and former chairman of Enerflex Systems. In addition to his extensive business experience, Mr. Aldred also completed a six-year term on the Board of Governors of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) and continues to serve as a member of SAIT’s Trades and Technology and Campaign Cabinet committees. He is the founder of the Cadmus Foundation and has been involved in such pivotal developmental organizations as Careers: The Next Generation and Alberta Junior Achievement.
Robert C. Williams
Robert C. Williams brings a wealth of superior leadership, communication and consensus-building skills to the board of AirSprint. Mr. Williams has extensive experience in corporate governance and investment banking. He is currently serving as chairman for MPA Morrison Park Advisors Inc., is an active board member on the St. Andrew’s College Foundation and an advisory director for Signal Hill Equity Partners. With his combined 42 years of high-level business experience, primarily with Scotia Capital, Mr. Williams is a welcome and valuable addition to the AirSprint team.