Coming to the Organization having worked with National Jets, Wyvern, Avinode/SchedAero, Dassault Falcon Jet and STS Component Solutions; Christopher has served the SFBAA Board since 2012 as an executive member and a year prior as an associate member. Bringing expertise in the technology sector of private charter and flight operations software Chris assists with organizing SFBAA General Membership Meetings, the Annual Charity Golf Tournament and assisting the Board President as matters arise.
Anna joined the SFBAA Board this year as a Member Rep after being an active member of the organization since 2010. Working as an aviation insurance broker with Lundy & Clark Insurance Group she provides personalized aviation insurance and risk management to the business aviation community. Anna is looking forward to directly working with members of the organization on how the SFBAA can provide educational and professional development for all members through our events and networking opportunities.
Forrest is the founding partner of Aviation Legal Counsel and has served as Treasurer since 2012. Mr. Owens’ practice concentrates on aircraft and aviation related transactions, cross-border transactions, airman defense before the FAA and Department of Transportation, airport real estate and land use, and civil litigation.
Eli Buford is a U.S. Flight Adviser at PrivateFly, a leading booking platform for on-demand private jet charter and part of Directional Aviation's OneSky group of companies. Eli joined the SFBAA Board in 2019 and serves as our Events Committee Chair — responsible for sourcing informative speakers for and assisting with various events for the year: General Membership Meetings, Target Breakfasts, Annual Charity Golf Tournament, and networking socials.
Hugo is an aviation enthusiast, having been part of the industry since 2001. He is the current FBO Account Manager for the Southeastern US & Central Canada for UVair, a division of Universal Weather and Aviation. He has been a part of Universal Weather since 2007, and previously worked for Miami Executive Aviation. He is a graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where he specialized in Professional Aeronautics and Aviation Management.
As the Director of Marketing for AEGFuels, Claudia’s focus is to continually increase industry leadership and brand awareness to help drive business results. In addition to strategic business development efforts, she directs media relations, branding, advertising and website development. She manages and oversees sponsorship, events, charitable contributions, marketing training and more. Claudia joined SFBAA Board in 2018 and serves as our Advertising Committee Chair. She is responsible for managing all aspects of the SFBAA Sponsorship and Advertising Program.
Membership Chair -
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Edward R. McLean, MBA
SALES AND MARKETING EXECUTIVE - with over 30 years of experience in aviation and a career that has spanned almost every spectrum of the aviation industry. This profession started out in private aviation and expanded to include military, commercial, and corporate aviation with positions either as a Technician, Flight Crew Member, Administrator, Director and now as a Sales Executive at Dassault Falcon Jet.