Timothy Lomakin

While many children dream of someday flying an airplane, with the help of his father, Timothy began piloting at the age of eight. His passion for flying continued to grow throughout his childhood as he began to train professionally at Flight Safety International at the age of twelve. Watching his father create a successful air […]

Pat Diaz

Pat Diaz is Foundation Aviation’s Director of Charter Sales, where he oversees asset acquisitions and negotiations, as well as fleet expansion. He began his career in business development for a prestigious air charter company in 2003. Over the years, he developed an extensive understanding of the private aviation industry, from operations and client services to […]

Alissa Lomakin

Alissa Lomakin is the Executive Vice President and is one of the first team members that interact with clients. As the wife of a pilot, it’s easy to see why this business is just as much of a passion project as it is a profession. Alissa has worked in the private aviation sector since 2010. […]

Shiloh Moore

Flight Operations Manager Shiloh Moore has been with Foundation Aviation since 2021. An MBA graduate specializing in management, Shiloh’s day-to-day operations include building relationships with new clients, coordinating pilot schedules, and meeting client needs. Working directly with clients to manage charter operations is Shiloh’s favorite part of her job. She enjoys the challenge of addressing […]

Gary Geis

Gary obtained his A&P license February, 1974. He started his career at Aircraft Engine Service overhauling radial engines. He was then hired as a technician in 1975 at Sky Sales, a full service FBO that bought and sold aircraft. Gary worked there on almost every model of aircraft made during that time period. From 1975 […]

Nigel Paton

For Nigel Patton, aviation is more than just a career—it’s a passion. As Chief Inspector at Foundation Aviation, he brings with him a degree from Trade College Redstone Aviation School and nearly three decades experience in the aviation industry. Employed by Delta and United Airlines early in his career, he earned his A&P license in […]

Jim Eliason

Jim inherited the aviation gene from his father who was a flight instructor. Throughout his childhood, he built all kinds of model planes and aircrafts, assembled a small radio to listen to nearby chatter, and relished every opportunity to fly with his dad. In 1982, Jim earned his pilot’s license and never looked back, starting […]

Ramon Collell

Ramon Collell’s love of flying began when he was 8 years-old, stepping into a Lockheed Constellation on a flight to the United States from his hometown of Havana, Cuba. This early fascination motivated him to earn his private pilot license at age of 16, pursue a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics, and earn his license […]

Cole Hambright

Cole Hambright is an aviation enthusiast who has dedicated his life to the world of flight. His journey into aviation began early while watching planes take off and land from the parking lot of the same Fullerton Municipal Airport flight school where he would later obtain his private pilot license at eighteen years old. Cole […]