Geoff Heck is a distinguished aviation executive with a career spanning over 26 years in the industry. An experienced pilot, Geoff accumulated over 1,400 flight hours including flying freight and air ambulance to remote locations. These early experiences, however, revealed a preference for working closely with people, prompting a shift towards aviation management.
Joining Signature Flight Support in 1995, Heck swiftly ascended through various management positions within the network. In his longstanding tenure, Heck's roles have been both dynamic and influential. As the Senior Vice President of Operations for North America, he oversaw the management of over 4,000 employees and was responsible for the operational integrity of 130 Fixed Base Operations (FBOs). Before this role, he served as the Senior Vice President of Operations East and Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing.
In his latest role, Heck assumes pivotal responsibilities at Aero Centers. His mandate includes driving safety, operational effectiveness, and enhancing customer experience. He will be leading a team of over 250 members, with operational oversight across the company's comprehensive portfolio, which includes a range of traditional FBO services such as fuel, hangar, parking, aircraft maintenance, and aircraft management, charter, and brokerage at Aero Center Epps Atlanta (PDK).
Throughout his career, Heck has been committed to nurturing talent, encouraging employees to achieve their full potential in diverse operational areas, including safety, customer service, marketing and sales . He takes pride in mentoring his teams to become transformational leaders themselves. For Heck, the greatest reward lies in assembling and elevating a team where each member contributes uniquely and learns collaboratively, achieving collective success and soaring to new heights in the aviation industry.