Paragon Aviation Group Welcomes Julie O’Brien

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Paragon Aviation Group has announced the appointment of aviation industry veteran Julie O'Brien as the new Vice President of Business Development. With over 20+ years of experience in the aviation industry.  Julie O'Brien joins Paragon Aviation Group from ProJet Aviation, where she served as General Manager since 2017.

Julie notably enhanced Leesburg’s aviation traffic and reinstated US Customs at KJYO. Her commitment to community and industry growth shines through her founding of the “Aviation Education & Career Expo,” which has fostered aviation careers for students and garnered over $1.6 million in scholarships. Julie’s leadership and innovative contributions to the community have earned her the FBO Manager of the Year Award twice, solidifying her reputation as a valuable asset to Paragon and the community.

"Paragon has always impressed me with its dedication to empowering independent FBOs by providing access to exceptional marketing, training, technology, and sales support," said Julie. “As a long-time Paragon client, I've experienced firsthand the immense value that a strategic partner like Paragon Aviation brings. I am eager to collaborate with the team to continue to deliver exceptional service and solutions to our clients."

“The cornerstone of any thriving business is the caliber of its team members. Julie’s addition to our team epitomizes our commitment to recognizing passion for our industry and talent,” remarked Crystal Kubeczka, CEO and President of Paragon. “Our dedication to our members, clients, colleagues, and our own expansion necessitates that we persistently seek out and secure the industry’s most exceptional professionals. Julie embodies the very essence of this pursuit.

Julie will be responsible for overseeing business development and driving the growth of Paragon's market presence. Her leadership will be instrumental in expanding the company's reach and ensuring the highest standards of service for Paragon's clients. Paragon Aviation Group continues to set the standard for excellence in aviation services, and the addition of Julie O'Brien to the team is a testament to the company's commitment to hiring top talent in the industry.

Paragon Aviation Group is part of the globally operating Luxaviation Group, renowned for its excellence in a comprehensive range of business aviation services. Luxaviation specializes in aircraft management for private and commercial aircraft, private air charter services, and the management and operation of VIP passenger terminals. Our extensive FBO network includes over 140 facilities worldwide.

Paragon is a leading provider of FBO support services within the general aviation industry. With a commitment to elevating the customer experience, Paragon offers a diverse array of services tailored to meet the unique needs of FBOs, handling agents, and aviation enthusiasts globally.