Since founding AirSprint in 2000, Judson has been committed to developing the premier aviation provider for successful Canadian families and businesses. His background as a commercial pilot, then lawyer and formal education in aeronautics, business and law, bring a unique perspective that enables the organization to deliver exceptional levels of safety, efficiency and performance that enhance productivity.
As an experienced lawyer and one of AirSprint's shareholders, Mike plays a vital role as the Vice Chairman & General Counsel of the Board. Mike further supports the organization with client relations, business development and all legal matters.
Brett brings strong sales, marketing and communications expertise to the AirSprint Board as Founder, Director, and former CEO of Match Marketing Group, North America's largest independent integrated marketing agency. In addition to his role of Director, Brett is the Founder and current CEO of OSL, a leading sales performance agency, and Fire Inspired Foods, a large food service operator serving millions of loyal customers each year.
David began his career as an entrepreneur and founded a fitness business in 1993, which he subsequently sold. After completing his MBA in 2000, David held an investment banker position with a major Canadian bank until he accepted the CEO role at Kissner Milling and successfully led a company-wide transformation. After the sale of Kissner Milling in 2017, David joined the boards of AirSprint, Polycor, One Floral and Centrilogic.
John brought a wealth of knowledge from the business and academic community, as the Founder and Former Chairman of Enerflex Systems, and active committee member and former Board of Governor of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT). He was also actively involved in the community as Founder of the Cadmus Foundation and involvement with Careers: The Next Generation and Alberta Junior Achievement.
James has held several leadership positions with AirSprint after joining as a First Officer in 2001. As President (since 2015), James has led AirSprint’s daily operations and rapid growth - and continues to implement its strategic direction. With over 20 years of aviation experience, James holds an MBA from the University of Calgary and a Master of Aeronautical Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University – and still maintains an airline transport pilot license. James is Chair of the Board of the Canadian Business Aviation Association, Vice-Chair of the Board of the Young Presidents Organization Alberta chapter, and is a Director with the Hope Air Charity.
Marry joined AirSprint in August 2017 as Vice President, Finance & CFO. Marry has over 17 years of multiple industry experience in audit client service in public practice, international oil & gas and oilfield services and in the not-for-profit sector. Marry is a CPA and CA and holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary. She has worked in Canada, the Netherlands and Australia.
Since 1999, Jared has held multiple aviation industry positions, including Training Captain, Chief Pilot, Operations Manager and Vice President, Safety & Quality. Jared continues to be a Captain on AirSprint aircraft and holds Transport Canada Approved Check Pilot authority. Jared serves on the Hope Air National Advisory Council and the Steering Committee for Business Aviation with the Canadian Aviation Safety Officer Partnership (CASOP). As Vice President, Operations & COO, he provides oversight for safety, asset and fleet efficiency, regulatory compliance, operational reliability and Owner experience.
Scott joined AirSprint in March of 2016 as the Vice President, Sales & Marketing. Before joining AirSprint, Scott led the integrated global marketing strategy for a multi-billion dollar investment and development firm. He has worked in Canada, the United States, Europe and southeast Asia. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and spent a year abroad studying in Uppsala, Sweden.
Amanda joined AirSprint in 2017 after 20 years in the not-for-profit sector where she held leadership roles in marketing, client services, and fund development. Most recently, as Vice President, Development for the Heart and Stroke Foundation BC, and Sr. Associate Director, Development at UBC’s Sauder School of Business. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from the University of Calgary and an MBA from UBC.
Fernand originally developed his career in the printing industry working with large corporations, such as Quebecor and Transcontinental, where he helped developed the U.S. market. He always had a passion for the aviation industry and since joining AirSprint in 2004, he has helped develop the Québec and Maritime regions through his capacity to understand the needs of his customers, respect for client privacy and a commitment for exceptional customer service.
Michael joined AirSprint in 2020 as Director, Business Development. Previously Michael acted as VP Business Development for a leading Oil and Gas service company and was an account manager at Canada’s largest financial institution. He has extensive experience working with high-net-worth clients and will focus his efforts on servicing the Ontario market. He holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Calgary.
Melissa joined AirSprint in 2018 as Director, Owner Experience. Melissa has over 13 years of experience in customer focused roles including; Director of Customer Experience at a financial services company. She holds an MBA from Queen’s University and a Bachelor of Commerce degree focused on Marketing & Strategy. In her current role, Melissa is focused on the strategy, implementation and monitoring of AirSprint’s holistic Owner experience.
Matt joined AirSprint in 2017 as the Director, Operations Control. He is a graduate of Mount Royal University and completed the Aviation Diploma program in 2002. He started his career as a flight instructor before finding his passion in airline operations and logistics where he has held a wide range of management roles over the past 10+ years. Matt currently oversees the Operations Team, ensuring efficient scheduling of aircraft and logistics.
Adam has been flying airplanes since 1997 and graduated from the Mount Royal College Aviation program. Prior to joining AirSprint as a PC-12 First Officer, Adam spent many years as a flight instructor. In 2014, Adam took on the role of Chief Pilot and established the professional standards of AirSprint's pilots. Today, Adam is the Director, Flight Operations and leads the Flight Department to ensure safe and customer-focused operations.
An ATPL pilot, Jaden has widespread flying experience. He began with AirSprint in 2006 as an Aviation Safety Officer and Training Captain then later performed as Chief Pilot and Director Flight Coordination. As Director, Safety & Quality, Jaden is responsible for providing independent oversight of AirSprint’s operations. Jaden is also a Transport Canada Approved Check Pilot and Captain qualified on the Legacy 450 jet.
A graduate of the Selkirk College Aviation Technology Program, Matt began his career at AirSprint in 2004 holding a dispatch position and as a First Officer on the PC-12. Since then, Matt has held several roles as such PC-12 Captain, Citation XL First Officer & Captain and Embraer Legacy 450 Captain. In 2017, Matt took on the role of Chief Pilot for the Embraer Legacy 450 fleet and is responsible for the professional standards of the Legacy 450 pilots.
After graduating from the Mount Royal Aviation program in Calgary, Matt worked as a flight instructor at the Springbank Airport. In 2008, Matt joined AirSprint as a PC-12 First Officer, and since then has held various positions as a Citation XL First Officer, PC-12 Captain, CJ2+ First Officer, CJ2+/3+ Captain and Training Manager. Today, Matt is Chief Pilot for the CJ2+/3+ and is responsible for the professional standards of the CJ2+/3+ pilots.
Chris started at AirSprint in 2004 and has held various positions within in the company including; Western Maintenance Manager, Production Coordinator, AME Crew Chief, AME and AME apprentice. Chris is responsible for AirSprint's maintenance operations including safety and reliability of the fleet of fractional aircraft. Chris is a graduate of the Southern Alberta Institute of Technology with a diploma in Aircraft Maintenance Technology.