Kimberly is an international Captain on a Global Express aircraft. She has piloted jet aircraft on six continents and has lived on three. Kimberly was influenced by her experiences living in Nigeria, which laid the foundation for her creating Aviation for Humanity. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation: Flight Operations and a Master of Arts degree in Political Science with a concentration in International Relations. She enjoys international travel both professionally and personally. She insists on taking her two daughters to the remote regions of the world to instil the same sense of global community that led her to developing the non-profit. Along with her piloting career, she is active in her community as a Board Member for the Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association, a member of Women in Aviation, and a donor to educational and refugee relief organizations.
Aaron brings a wealth of aviation experience and a global perspective to his position at Aviation for Humanity. He has twenty years of experience as an airline pilot, aircraft evaluation pilot, aviation safety inspector and is currently serving as Chairman of a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Flight Standardization Board. Today, Aaron calls Seattle home; but, it was the period of time when he lived in West Africa, North Africa and Southeast Asia where his passion for helping those in need took root. Being an integral part of Aviation for Humanity provides a fantastic platform for him to merry his interests in both aviation and humanitarian efforts. Aaron enjoys traveling, backpacking and spending time with his wife and two young daughters.
Korrine Simon brings over two decades of finance and business experience to her role as Treasurer for Aviation for Humanity. In her role as Controller and Accounting Manager, Korrine has been responsible for the critical accounting functions including account reconciliations, expense budgeting, revenue forecasting, and preparation of financial reports. She is experienced in entity startup processes, and establishing standards for compliance, internal controls and quality assurance.