Our Team

Tony Yoder

CO-FOUNDER & CEO
Military Background: USN

Tony began his career as an F18 Hornet Pilot in the US Navy. He served for 18 years and held key positions within his squadron, serving proudly and being deployed during Operation Southern Watch. After retirement from the Navy, Tony held several high-level leadership positions with the largest Jet Management Companies in the US. In these roles, he was tasked with the oversight of all safety operations for hundreds of aircraft, as well as the design and implementation of several Fortune 100 flight programs.Tony has over 9,400 flight hours and holds an ATP in numerous jet aircraft. He has an extensive background in international operations and remains a current and qualified Captain on the Gulfstream G550/450/V.

David Mendelson

CO-FOUNDER, PRESIDENT
& COO

An aviation professional for over twenty years, David brings our clients a diverse and reputable wealth of knowledge and experience. Prior to joining our team, David was the Director of Operations for a global Fortune 50 flight department and the system Chief Pilot for the largest independently held regional airline in the United States. During his tenure as Chief Pilot, he served on several FAA committees and was appointed as the company representative to the NTSB. David has over 8,700 flight hours and holds an ATP in numerous jet and turbine aircraft, and an extensive background in international operations. He remains a current and qualified Captain on the Gulfstream G550/450/V.

Tim Prero

CO-FOUNDER & SENIOR PARTNER
Military Background: USN

With over 42 years of experience as an aviation professional, Tim brings an unmatched set of skills providing a superior record of success. Tim has been the CEO and Founder of four highly successful aircraft management and charter operations–his track record and ability to build efficient and profitable aircraft operations has made him an icon in the Corporate Jet Industry. Currently Tim is the President of Pegasus Elite Aviation and Managing Partner with Pegasus Aircraft Management. He has over 28,000 flight hours and holds an ATP in numerous jet and turbine aircraft. He remains a current and qualified Captain on the Gulfstream G550/450/V and KA 90/200.