John has over 30 years extensive experience with Learjet & Challenger aircraft. He started as a mechanic with Gates Learjet (Glasco) and worked his way up to Lead Field Service Representative, where he supervised four other Field Service Reps. His travels include the entire United States, Canada, the Middle East and Cuba. In 1994-1995, he headed the Warranty Department for Learjets and Challenger at Bombardier Aerospace/Learjet in Tucson, AZ.
His customer service experience comes naturally from his involvement in his families clock repair business and his positions within the Learjet Corporation. He graduated from A&P School at Montgomery County Joint Vocational School in 1987 at the age of 17. John then worked at the Dayton International Airport fueling and cleaning until the issue of his license at the age of 18.
In 1988 he attended Learjet 35 Familiarization School in Wichita, KS, Garrett TFE 731 Line Maintenance, J.E.T. Service School, Collins Avionics Line Maintenance, Sperry Radar School and Universal Navigation School.
In August of 2000, John attended FlightSafety Maintenance School for the Learjet 31/31a.
Like all the members of Spectra Jet, he is highly motivated to support aircraft with safety in mind at all times.
As of 2008, John has moved from being Logistics Manager to the Chief Inspector for the Repair Station. January 2018 - John has moved from Vice-President to President of Spectra Jet following the retirement of Mike Catherwood.