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Brad Thress

President and CEO

Brad joined FlightSafety International as President and CEO in February 2020.

He was previously with Textron Aviation where he most recently served as Senior Vice President, Global Parts, Program and Flight Operations, and the President of Able Aerospace.

During his 27 years with Textron Aviation, Brad held several leadership roles within many business areas including Engineering, Flight Operations and Customer Service. In addition, he served as Cessna Senior Vice President of Business Jets.

Brad earned a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the University of Tennessee and an MBA from Baker University.