Aviation Finance Manager David Barnes Joins Experienced Team At Paramount Business Jets

Posted: 14th April 2015 14:32

Paramount Business Jets (PBJ), pioneer of exclusive Transparent Private Jet Charter Pricing and a growing force in the private aircraft charter industry, is pleased to announce the addition of experienced aviation financial manager David Barnes to the organization.

In his new role as Finance and Operations Manager, David will assist PBJ as the company expands its portfolio to become a full-scale charter aircraft sales and service leader. He brings more than 10 years of private business aviation experience to the company, having previously served in financial and operational roles with Bombardier Business Aircraft Flight Operations.

"We are honored to have David join on our team," said Paramount Business Jets Founder and CEO Richard Zaher. "He exemplifies our culture of honesty, integrity and business excellence, and his addition to our company will further help us to achieve our mission to exceed our client's expectations. We are very excited to have David on our Team."

"Having an expert in aviation finances and excellent accounting skills like David Barnes has helped PBJ afford the ability to offer our clients true direct from operator wholesale pricing while maintaining the lowest fixed management fee in the industry," added Eric Ammon, PBJ's Senior Vice-President of Sales and Services. "David's understanding of aircraft financing and true aircraft operating costs has helped PBJ launch our aircraft acquisition division, while providing additional charter support to aircraft owners and flight departments when needed, further extending our "one-stop shop' of aviation services."

David said he would provide the key skills and experience necessary to deliver the Paramount Business Jet philosophy of providing the safest, most reliable and best value private jet charter customer experience.
"I am proud to be part of Paramount Business Jets, where my thorough analysis, strategic planning, and execution will help elevate Paramount to the highest level within our industry," he added. "I have a proven ability to build profitability and cash flow through effective strategizing and execution, complemented with my experience in building strong customer focused teams."

Zaher further noted that, "David shares our ideology and he is part of our long-term growth strategy in the marketplace. Regardless of whether you are a private jet client, airliner client, in the market to purchase or lease an aircraft, an operator, FBO or an affiliate, you can be sure to receive the trusted service that our clients have come to expect from us, the best that the aviation market has to offer transparently and fairly."

David is a graduate of Bryant College, with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, a major in Accounting and an MBA from the University of Hartford. Along with his passion for aviation, David is an avid hiker and runner, enjoys golfing, skiing, travelling and spending time with his wife and sons.

Paramount Business Jets (PBJ) is recognized throughout the aircraft charter industry for its fair and ethical business practices, with a corporate culture built upon the core principles of honesty, integrity, and transparency. Founded in 2005 by Richard Zaher, a pilot and Aeronautical Sciences graduate of Embry Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) and the Vice President of Air Charter Association of North America (ACANA), PBJ is a worldwide private aviation solutions provider specializing in on-demand charter, jet card membership, airliner charter, and aircraft sales.

PBJ's exclusive Platinum Services Jetcard and Paramount Black Card Membership programs offer the company's revolutionary service agreement, in addition to many convenient benefits and further discounts. This includes PBJ's Transparent Private Jet Charter Pricing, and a corporate culture that fosters fair treatment and ethical business practices. PBJ prides itself on its relationship with well-known vendors, and use of the latest technology to offer its clients the largest and safest selection of Part 121 and 135, pre-approved business aircraft, at the lowest prices in the industry.