Corporate Team

Crystal Kubeczka


Crystal Kubeczka

Crystal’s lengthy background in aviation includes leadership, marketing, client development, and strategic planning. Previously, she was the Vice President of Sales at UAS International Trip Support and prior to UAS, Crystal spent over 15 years with FlightSafety International where she led the sales and marketing efforts as a subject matter expert in Gulfstream programs to the owner/operators. Crystal has also held positions with Air Routing International. She currently serves on the NBAA’s International Operators Steering Committee and was hand selected as the Executive Director for the Chief Pilots Roundtable, a title she has held since 2006. Crystal has also volunteered on NBAA's Scheduler and Dispatcher Committee.

Julie O'Brien

Vice President of Business Development

Julie O’Brien, was previously a General Manager for ProJet Aviation (KJYO) in Leesburg, VA, and has joined Paragon Aviation Group.

Under her leadership, ProJet Aviation has earned numerous awards, including Washington Business Journal’s “Best Places to Work” and over 14 Pilot’s Choice Awards. Julie was voted MVP at the 2019 Paragon Aviation Group’s Leadership Meeting and received the FBO Manager of the Year Award.

With over 21 years of experience in aviation, Julie has worked with Whirlwind Aviation, Frederick Aviation, Encore Aviation, and Landmark Aviation. She founded The Aviation Education & Career Expo, awarding over $1.2 million in scholarships to more than 800 students annually. Julie resides in Frederick, MD with her husband and daughter.

Courtney Karlonas

Group Coordinator

Courtney graduated from the University of Houston in 2011 with a Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Supervision. Her past work experience includes office management, bookkeeping and procurement. Courtney joined Paragon in 2015 to work in conjunction with our Director of Sales to support the needs of the flight departments that utilize our member FBOs. She is available to assist with Paragon Preferred registration, updating your fleet list, or to make reservations at any of our Paragon Member FBOs. She also works directly with our member FBOs to identify opportunities through our state-of-the-art flight tracking software.

Libby Evans

Executive Administrative Assistant

As an Executive Assistant at Paragon Aviation Group, Libby delivers comprehensive administrative support to the CEO and senior executives. This includes overseeing accounts receivable and payable, managing calendars, coordinating travel arrangements, handling correspondence and expenses, and organizing meetings, events, and presentations. Libby also facilitates communication and collaboration among internal and external stakeholders.

With a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Development and Family Studies from Northern Illinois University, Libby possesses a solid foundation in interpersonal and organizational skills. With over three years of experience supporting executives across various industries, she has honed abilities in time management, adaptability, and teamwork, enabling success in her current position. Her dedication to providing exceptional service aligns with Paragon Aviation Group's commitment to excellence in private aviation solutions. Libby is committed to continuous learning and professional growth.

Corianne O'Malley

Sales and Marketing Coordinator

Corianne O'Malley

Corianne graduated from Texas State University in 2019. Her past work experience includes social media management, event planning and coordinating, graphic design, and relationship management.