The Paragon Network™ Announces 2015 Awards

2015 Paragon Network™ Member of The Year badgeThe 2015 Paragon Network™ Member of The Year is Tampa International Jet Center, based in Tampa, FL.

The Member of The Year award was created to recognize and honor a Paragon Network™ FBO that has demonstrated outstanding commitment to the network through continuous dedication, enthusiasm, and professionalism. Throughout the year, Tampa International Jet Center has exhibited these qualities by consistently participating in calls and meetings, actively sharing best practices, and serving as a role model and mentor to other Paragon members. Learn more about Tampa International Jet Center, by visiting

The recipient of the 2015 Manager of The Year award is Bobby Courtney, General Manager at Fontainebleau Aviation, based in Opa-Locka, FL. “We support this decision unanimously,” said Mike Delk, President and CEO of Paragon Aviation Group®. “Bobby is a very talented individual who cares greatly about his staff and is committed to growing his business. Bobby has a seat on our FBO Advisory Board and plays a key role in the direction of the Paragon Network™. Fontainebleau Aviation owes much of its’ success to Bobby and candidly, we are delighted to call him one of our own.”

The recipient of the 2015 Award of Excellence is Julie Silberman, Customer Service Manager at Tampa International Jet Center. “Julie has been a great asset to our network,” stated Megan Barnes, Executive Vice President of Paragon Aviation Group®. “She is passionate about what she does, and is always cheerleading for the growth and success of her fellow Paragon members.”

The Paragon Network™ is a distinguished membership of independent FBO’s that provide an elite experience to general aviation travelers in North America. Paragon Aviation Group® performs a comprehensive audit of the facility 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 in order to remain in the group. Paragon Aviation Group® facilitates The Paragon Network™.

Paragon Aviation Group® is owned and operated by Delk’s Valley Oil, a family business comprised of Mike Delk, Megan Barnes and Molly LeBlanc. With their combined industry experience of over 70 years they have introduced an exciting new industry platform for premier aviation service providers.