Michael McConnell, Advisor
Michael McConnell is a 20 plus year aerospace executive with President & C-Suite experience at aircraft OEM’s and aerospace engineering companies. He is an Managing Director at JetCapital focused on operations, corporate strategy and flight operations for business and general aviation companies.
His executive background in aerospace includes the vice president of Strategic Planning at Mooney Aircraft, vice president of Customer & Product Support at Eclipse Aviation, vice president of Sales & Marketing at Eclipse and then moving into the President & General Manager of the Customer Division at Eclipse Aviation.
After Eclipse, he became president of Raisbeck Engineering and then started his third company in 14 years, AeroVoodoo LLC, a hardware and software aerospace engineering company.
These experiences of leadership allowed him to become a spokesperson for the aerospace industry and ultimately, positions him well to provide a molecular understanding of how aerospace companies design airplanes, certify airplanes, bring airplanes to market, and build relationships with their customers.
Prior to his entry into aerospace, he spent 12 years at Dell Computer during the embryonic years as the computer industry went through its hyper-growth phase.
McConnell attended the University of Texas at Austin and is a FAA rated pilot. He has owned and flown 6 different aircraft and aspires to race at the Reno Air Races one day. He and his family live in Albuquerque, New Mexico.