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We are business advisors to FBOs. While our specializations encompass a broad range of business disciplines, we are at our core, critical thinkers. Trusted advisors, staunch advocates, business mentors. More than consultants, we are FBO Partners.

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Hangar Development: A Series

With a roaring economy, slightly rising-but-still-low interest rates, and continued growth in business aviation, a number of FBOs are in some stage of considering a hangar development project today. Perhaps existing hangars have been full for years, and the time just seems right to build another. Whatever the driver, the planning, design, and construction of a new hangar- or hangars- is a serious financial undertaking for an FBO, and not one to be taken lightly. In this series, we’ll explore just a few of the steps a wise FBO should consider well before they’ve planned the grand opening celebration of their to-be-built hangar. (Airport Business Magazine, August-September 2018)

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The State of the FBO Industry, 2018

FBOs are facing a leadership gap of epic proportions, and it’s about to get much worse. Contextualized, the leadership gap in the FBO industry is the lack of qualified applicants for the General Manager (GM) role across the country, as well as those for second tier supporting roles such as assistant general managers, station managers, line managers, and the like. In the next few years it won’t be a lack of interested private equity firms that stymies FBO industry growth. It will be a lack of available leaders to run these newly acquired businesses. (Professional Pilot Magazine, July 2018)

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Douglas Wilson

President & Senior Partner

Hangar Subleasing/FBO Real Estate, IS-BAH Implementation/IS-BAH Auditor, Marketing/Media Relations/Content, Mergers & Acquisitions

Todd Baumgartner

Senior Partner

Mergers & Acquisitions, Procurement, Fleet Customer Fuel Supply

Rikki Altenburg

Senior Associate

Customer Service, FBO Fuel Sales

Jamie Wilson

Senior Associate

Logistics, FBO Management, Mentoring and Coaching

Ty Kronk

Senior Associate

Maintenance Operational Analysis, Mobile Maintenance Programs, Maintenance Tracking System, Aircraft Maintenance Planning, Maintenance Budgeting, Guaranteed Maintenance Programs, Part 135 and 145 Certification and Regulatory Matters

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