Paragon Aviation Group Welcomes New Members to FBO Advisory Board


Since Paragon Aviation Group’s inception in 2010, their FBO Advisory Board has served to ensure that the growth of the network and programs offered were in concert with the needs of the member base.


Paragon is proud to introduce three new board members: Gary Forster – Managing Director of ExecuJet Caribbean, Jean-François Guitard – Director of the General Aviation & Business Development Business Unit of Société des Aéroports de la Côte d'Azur, and Florian Samsinger – Managing Director of MAGNUM FBO. As Paragon continues to expand its global presence, these board members will help provide the network with pivotal insights and business strategies for rest of world.


“The Advisory Board is a diverse group of owners, executives, and key managers of select FBOs in our network that we rely upon for honest feedback, advice, and recommendations. Our focus is on helping the FBOs with operational efficiencies, shared best practices, and direct sales and marketing efforts,” said Megan Barnes, President of Paragon Aviation Group. “As we grow, it’s imperative that we continue to focus on our guiding principles of safety, value, quality, reliability, and service. The board’s in-depth aviation knowledge has been an integral part of helping Paragon expand and innovate.”


Along with Barnes, board members from Paragon’s corporate team include Mike Delk – Chairman of the Board and Scott Jefvert – Director of Sales. The remaining board members are Bobby Courtney – VP of Aviation at Fontainebleau Aviation (KOPF), Scott Cutshall – Senior VP of Development and Sustainability at Clay Lacy Aviation, Darren Hall – VP of Business Development at Fargo Jet Center (KFAR), Steven Kelly – President & CEO at Odyssey Aviation Bahamas, Julie O'Brien – GM at ProJet Aviation (KJYO), and Michel Tohane – President of Group FBO Services at Luxaviation Group. Visit for each board member’s full bio.


The Paragon Network® is a distinguished membership of over 90 elite FBOs and international handling agents that provide world-class service to general aviation travelers around the globe. Paragon Aviation Group performs a comprehensive audit of the facilities and services offered to ensure the quality of the member base before any FBO joins The Paragon Network. Each member FBO must comply with a set of strategically developed core standards to remain in the group. Paragon Aviation Group facilitates The Paragon Network.


Paragon Aviation Group is a family business comprised of Mike Delk, Megan Barnes, and Molly LeBlanc. With their combined industry experience of over 85 years, they have introduced an exciting industry platform for premier aviation service providers.