Mergers & Acquisitions, Operation Management, Business Development & Strategy
As a Senior Associate, Jim McNeill brings more than 30 years of FBO/Private Aviation executive management, operations management, special events coordination and customer-focused experience in both the United States and Canada to FBO Partners.
Mr. McNeill has worked with industry-leading private aviation companies including Imperial Oil, Piedmont Hawthorne/Landmark Aviation, Signature Flight Support and Prime Aviation. Mr. McNeill began his FBO career at the Ottawa International Airport with Imperial Oil, and later was recruited by Piedmont Hawthorne/Landmark Aviation where he served as General Manager of the Toronto Pearson International Airport FBO. He transferred to Dulles International Airport (IAD) as FBO General Manager.
During his career with Landmark Aviation, Mr. McNeill was promoted numerous times, becoming Regional Vice President for the East Coast Region with P&L responsibility over 16 airports including: HPN, IAD, GSO, AVL, RDU, FAY, ATL, CHS, CHO, ORF, INT, ROA, TPA, MIA, OPF, OPA and 2 Canadian locations (YYZ, YYC). Mr. McNeill proudly managed 18 General Managers and some 500 additional team members. His region was responsible for more than $35M EBITDA contribution to Landmark Aviation, an enjoyed 10% growth year-over-year. Mr. McNeill has been actively involved in all aspects of FBO business development as well as special event planning, including three Presidential Inaugurations, Super Bowls, March Madness, NBA playoffs, NHL playoffs, and more.
Most recently, Mr. McNeill held the position of COO, EVP for US Sedan Worldwide overseeing all daily operations in the fast-paced executive/corporate and VIP transportation industry.
Mr. McNeill attended the University of New Brunswick and holds a Canadian professional pilot certificate.