GREG WEDDING JOINS LEADING EDGE AVIATION SOLUTIONS AS
EVP - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
Parsippany, New Jersey – January 13, 2015 Leading Edge Aviation Solutions is both proud and happy to announce the hiring of Greg Wedding as Executive Vice President of Business Development. In this position Greg can utilize his many years of aviation experience and his unique expertise to further develop Leading Edge Aviation's various business sectors which include aircraft acquisitions and dispositions, aviation consulting, aircraft completions management and pre-purchase inspection and maintenance oversight. Greg comes to Leading Edge with a wealth of aviation and management experience gained througout his corporate career at FlightSafety International, the world's leading aviation training company, and throughout a distinguished 25-year naval career.
Leading Edge Aviation Solutions President Joe Carfagna, Jr. said, “Having Greg’s name on a Leading Edge Aviation Solutions business card is an honor. Greg is respected as an industry leader, a skilled manager and a gentleman. He understands the view through the boardroom window as well as the view through the cockpit windshield. We look forward to working with him."
Before coming on board with Leading Edge Aviation Solutions, Greg served FlightSafety International from 1996 to December 2014 in various management positions. In 1997 he became the manager of the Savannah, Georgia training Center where he headed the company's Gulfstream training programs at four locations around the country. He was promoted to Vice President of Teammate Development in 2004 and moved to corporate headquarters in New York. Also included in his duties as a corporate officer was heading up all the Dassault training programs for FlightSafety and also servicng as a regional operations manager. Greg retired from FlightSafety in December 2014.
Prior to his service at FlightSafety, Greg served for twenty-five years in the U.S. Navy flying tactical operational missions from bases around the world,serving as Squadron Commanding Officer and as a Wing Commodore commanding multiple squadrons throughout the Pacific Ocean area.
Aside from an undergraduate degree in Journalism, Greg holds Masters Degrees in Management and Supervision from Central Michigan University and in National Security and Strategic Studies from the Naval War College.
Greg and his wife Beth reside in Savannah, GA. They have two sons, Bret a U.S. Air Force
officer, and Brad, a corporate pilot.
About Leading Edge Aviation Solutions, LLC
Leading Edge Aviation Solutions, LLC is one of the world’s premier aviation broker-dealers with over 25 years of experience in the aviation marketplace Leading Edge is a leading expert in the sale, purchase, and valuation of corporate business and private aircraft with over 20 billion in total aircraft sales, acquisitions, and new aircraft deliveries and acceptances in that period. We have a consulting and technical services practice where we advise some of the world's most successful people and companies. We have expertise in aircraft valuation, leases versus buy analysis, aviation planning, fleet planning, fractional programs, and aviation business brokerage. Our technical services expertise incudes oversight for new aircraft completions, interior refurbishment, and major maintenance oversight for pre-owned aircraft, pre-purchase inspection monitoring, and lease and loan compliance management.