Plane with Smoke Trail

Meet The Team

About Us

Meet Our Team

About Us

Meet Our Team

Plane with Smoke Trail

Our Staff

Gene Conrad

Gene Conrad

President & CEO
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Matt Anderson

Events Logistics Manager
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Malonie Ayers

Director of Sponsorship Development

Kimberly Brewer

Education Director
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Lily Burse

Camping & Events Coordinator

Kaitlin Conway

Scholarship Associate
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Eric Crump

Aerospace Center for Excellence
Executive Director

Dennis Dunbar

Director of Airshows & Attractions
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Jana Filip

Business Development Manager
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Richele Floyd

Scholarship Director
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Carol Formont

Janitorial Associate

Rebecca Fortier

Event Sales Manager

Nicholas Fragoman

Assistant Technology Manager
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Murray Freeman

Deputy Site Director|Purchasing Manager
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Ann Gaines

Executive Assistant to President|CEO
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Melissa Goodson

Marketing Director
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Don Harville

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Angel Herrington

Accounts Payable
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Lindsey Herrington

Exhibits & Advertising Manager
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Cathy Jilbert

Marketing Coordinator
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Liz Jilbert

Education Coordinator
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Brenda Lachapelle

Accounting Manager
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Mark Maddox


Nick Mathes

Museum Director
Robin McFarland

Robin McFarland

Director of Volunteers
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Cindy McLendon

Accounts Receivable
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David McQueary

Tech & Audio-Visual Manager
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Tracy Neal

Chief Financial Officer
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Andy Ovans

Director of Aircraft Operations
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Misty Owen

Museum Supervisor
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Kim Rex

STEM Educator

Jack Rice

Museum Attendant

James Rudai

Museum Attendant
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Nathan Turbeville

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Rubin Shytle

Maintenance Foreman
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Laura Vaughn

Executive Director of Events
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Tim Wells

Executive Site Director
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Tim Zuniga


Support The Mission

The mission of the Aerospace Center for Excellence (ACE) is to “Engage, Educate, and Accelerate the Next Generation of Aerospace Professionals. The SUN ‘n FUN Aerospace Expo and dozens of other events year-round produce the majority of the revenue that goes into supporting this mission. By attending our events, you are helping us deliver top-quality, industry-leading STEM education and scholarship programs to thousands of young men and women each year. The opportunities that ACE provides give young people a competitive edge as they navigate their educational journey that can ultimately lead to a rewarding career in the world’s incredibly diverse and rapidly growing aerospace industry. You can help! Please click the links below to explore how you can share your knowledge and expertise as a volunteer in over 3500 available positions, become a patron of the Florida Air Museum, or donate to assist us financially. Regardless of how you assist, whether by attending our events, visiting the museum or donating financially, we sincerely appreciate your support!

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