TJ Agresti Joins Mountain Aviation as General Operations Manager

skiierMountain Aviation, Inc. has announced the appointment of TJ Agresti to the newly created position of general operations manager. Mr. Agresti will be responsible for oversight of Mountain Aviation's expanding domestic and international flight operations.

Founded in 1993, Mountain Aviation is an aircraft management and private jet charter company based in the Rocky Mountain Region. With bases in Denver, Eagle/Vail, Aspen, Fort Collins, Telluride as well as Boise and Sun Valley, Idaho, Mountain Aviation offers aircraft charter, management and maintenance services along with sales and acquisition services. Mountain Aviation operates a young fleet of Gulfstream, Bombardier/Lear Jet, Hawker, King Air, Piaggio, Pilatus, Citation Jet and turbo-prop aircraft all available for charter.

"It is truly an honor to be part of the leadership at Mountain Aviation," said Mr. Agresti. "I look forward to working with the best people in the industry to achieve our goals of maximizing the utilization of our aircraft to safely keep our professional flight crews flying in support of our aircraft owners as we deliver the highest level of customer service to our guests."  

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Mr. Agresti brings a diverse business and aviation background with over 20 years executive entrepreneurial experience in aviation, finance, management, and law.  Prior to joining Mountain Aviation as a Captain last year he served as both chief pilot and either manager or senior executive for a number of successful companies, most recently founding, facilitating capital investment, and serving as CEO of EquityLock Solutions, Inc. Additionally, Mr. Agresti is an FAA licensed Airline Transport Pilot and holds the National Business Aviation Association's Certified Aviation Manager (CAM) designation.

"Mr. Agresti brings a long list of credentials to this newly created position to support our staff and operations including an extensive flight operations, legal, business and tax background," says Mountain Aviation president and founder Rich Bjelkevig.  "By creating this position we believe we will be better able to serve our aircraft owners and guests and to live out our Vision, Mission and Values statement and most importantly our primary core value of safety first in all aspects of our operations."

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