Team Members

James Hall

James Hall

James Hall is a lifelong entrepreneur. He has built and sold several organizations including Insurance Point (sold to Arthur J. Gallagher & Co in July 2014), and Ebenefits.com (sold to UPMC in 2007).
Dustin Dryden

Dustin Dryden

Dustin founded Hangar8 in 2002, which in 2010 became the first aircraft management company on the LSE with 50+ heavy jets and a maintenance organization. In 2015, Dustin left Hangar8 after a £120m merger that made it the second largest aircraft management company in...
Les Popiolek

Les Popiolek

Les has held prominent roles in healthcare GPOs for over twenty-five years. That experience includes leadership roles in data, analytics, procurement, and sourcing, as well as the start-up of Broadlane, where he led the integration of MedAssets’ and Broadlane’s GPO...
Richard Tilghman

Richard Tilghman

Rick has spent 20+ years creating products, solving problems, and delivering value. After 12+ years consulting for Bloomberg, HBO, Citi, Fidelity, Avis, TS US gov’t programs, and others he joined Paypal as a Senior Director, transforming their products and experience....
Matthew Smith

Matthew Smith

Matthew has deep experience managing business fleets and aircraft. Prior to AVIAA he was a broker for the world’s largest charter brokerage firm, managed a fleet of aircraft for DC Aviation Al Futtaim in Dubai, and worked directly with the CEO of Hakkasan Group...