Leadership

Delta Private Jets is proud to have an experienced leadership team with deep understanding of the private aviation and/or airline industry.

Jeffrey P. Mihalic

Jeffrey P. Mihalic

President and Chief Executive Officer

Jeffrey P. Mihalic

President and Chief Executive Officer

As President, Jeff is responsible for overall safety, efficiency, and growth of the wholly-owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines, Inc.  His responsibilities include both, financial and operational performance, growing the Delta Private Jets brand, and providing a seamless travel solution for both private aviation consumers as well as commercial customers, transforming the customer service platform. Jeff joined Delta in 2015 to launch Delta Material Services (DMS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Delta Air Lines and served as president. Jeff came to Delta from Greenwich AeroGroup, where he served as Group Senior Vice President leading three portfolio companies providing MRO and Manufacturing services in the corporate and military aviation sectors supporting Boeing, Dassault, Pilatus and Sikorsky. Prior to joining Greenwich AeroGroup, Mr. Mihalic served as Senior Vice President Operations for Q Aviation, a commercial aircraft leasing business. While at Q Investments, Jeff also served as the President and CEO of Intermet Corporation, an automotive components manufacturer majority owned by Q Investments with 11 plants serving OEMs and tier 1 suppliers. In this role, Jeff oversaw the restructuring of the company following its exit from Chapter 11. Before joining Q Investments, Mr. Mihalic held several key executive roles at Bombardier Aerospace. Jeff served as Vice President and General Manager of Customer Service for Commercial Aircraft, leading an international team of 1,200 employees. In this role, Jeff was responsible for support of Bombardier's worldwide commercial aircraft fleet and profit centers for training, spare parts and aircraft maintenance. Jeff also served as Vice President and General Manager at FlexJet, where he was responsible for operations and customer service. Prior to joining Bombardier, Mr. Mihalic held several senior management positions with United Airlines, including United's surplus aircraft sales group, as well as key roles in engine maintenance operations and strategic planning. Jeff began his career at Boeing as an engineer responsible for the implementation of interiors manufacturing process and flight line operations supporting the 767 introduction. Jeff holds a BSME degree from the University of Colorado and an MBA from the University of Puget Sound.
Rex Bevis

Rex Bevis

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Rex Bevis

Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

As the Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, Rex is responsible for the finance, information technology, and managed aircraft acquisition functions for Delta Private Jets. Before joining Delta Private Jets, he served as Director of Financial Planning & Analysis for GE IT Solutions, a subsidiary of the General Electric Company. His primary responsibilities included overseeing the financial planning and analysis, commercial finance, and corporate reporting functions.  Rex also led several special projects including software implementations, productivity and restructuring initiatives, and M&A transactions.  Prior to joining GE, Bevis was with KPMG advising and managing tax restructuring engagements for large private and publicly held companies. He also spent time with the Transaction Services division of PwC leading financial due diligence engagements for strategic and financial buyers. Rex holds a Bachelor of Science in Commerce (major in accounting) from Santa Clara University and a Masters of Accountancy (concentration in taxation) from Miami University.  He is a Certified Public Accountant. 
Lee Gossett

Lee Gossett

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Lee Gossett

Senior Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

As Chief Operating Officer, Lee is responsible for the safe and compliant execution of all maintenance, flight operations, and system operations related activities for Delta Private Jets. He also serves as the Director of Maintenance (DOM), for the operating certificate and all regulatory activities. Lee joined Delta Private Jets after retiring after 26 years at Delta Air Lines, where he served as Vice President of Line maintenance. His responsibilities included, a budget of more than $600 million, maintenance on the fleet of nearly eight hundred aircraft, and more than thirty eight hundred employees around the world. Through teamwork and continuous improvement initiatives, he led his team to record levels of performance with industry leading on time departures and the lowest cancellation rate for maintenance. Lee also served as Delta's DOM for ten years. Lee is a Kentucky native and veteran of the United States Air Force where he served as a B-52 mechanic. He holds an A&P license and an Associates degree from Louisiana Tech and The Community College of the Air Force. He has also completed Emory University's Executive development program at Goizueta Business School.
Kelly Love

Kelly Love

Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Business Development, and Sales

Kelly Love

Senior Vice President of Corporate Strategy, Business Development, and Sales

As the Vice President of Corporate Strategy and Business Development at Delta Private Jets, Kelly is responsible for facilitating long term strategic planning, business development, goal setting and deployment at an organizational level as well as overseeing the sales and marketing functions. Prior to joining Delta Private Jets, Kelly was the Chief Financial Officer of LogFire, Inc, a global provider of cloud based multi-channel warehouse management, omni-channel fulfillment and in-store inventory management solutions., where she assisted with securing a $8.25 million Series A equity investment, facilitated the expansion of the organizations’ global footprint and restructured the financial operations to support the rapidly growing organization.Previously, Kelly served as “CFO to go” for several organizations, including a national wholesale/retail distribution organization that she owned and operated. Kelly began her career as a CPA and worked with several CPA firms including the Atlanta based firm of Aarons, Grant and Habif, LLC where she became a Partner.Ms. Love holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of South Carolina and a Global MBA from the Georgia Institute of Technology.