Plane with Smoke Trail

Meet The Team

About Us

Meet Our Team

About Us

Meet Our Team

Plane with Smoke Trail

Our Staff

john leenhouts

John Leenhouts

President & CEO
matt anderson

Matt Anderson

Events Logistics Manager
malonie ayers

Malonie Ayers

Director of Sponsorship Development
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Kerrie Baiz

Marketing Manager
richele floyd

Richele Floyd

Scholarship Director
carol formont

Carol Formont

Janitorial Associate

Rebecca Fortier

Event Sales Manager

Nicholas Fragoman

Assistant Technology Manager
murray freeman

Murray Freeman

Purchasing Manager
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Ann Gaines

Executive Assistant to President|CEO

Glenn Gallagher

Florida Air Museum Curator
Melissa Goodson

Melissa Goodson

Marketing Director
don harville

Don Harville

angel herrington

Angel Herrington

Accounts Payable
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Robin Kirk

Dean of Academic Affairs & Museum Sciences
Brenda Lachapelle

Brenda Lachapelle

Accounting Manager
Robin McFarland

Robin McFarland

Director of Volunteers
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Cindy McLendon

Accounts Receivable
david mcqueary

David McQueary

Tech & Audio-Visual Manager
tracy neal

Tracy Neal

Chief Financial Officer
andy ovans

Andy Ovans

Aircraft Maintenance Manager
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Misty Owen

Museum Coordinator
bonnie perkins

Bonnie Perkins

Exhibits Manager
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Daryl Price

Executive Director - ACE
rubin shytle

Rubin Shytle

Maintenance Foreman
laura vaughn

Laura Vaughn

Executive Director of Events
tim wells

Tim Wells

Executive Site Director
tim zuniga

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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