Our people

HeliFlite’s team has many years of aviation experience among them. Each of us is dedicated to providing our clients with the safest, professional experience available.

Whether you are calling to schedule a flight or need information, inquiring about maintenance or need to speak to accounting – everyone on the HeliFlite team is here to serve you, our client.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Kurt E. Carlson

CEO

Mr. Carlson brings a wide range of operational and financial management experience in multiple industries following a successful career in public accounting. B.S. in Accounting and M.B.A., Finance from the University of Connecticut.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Francesco Lazzarini

Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Lazzarini is a graduate of the Italian Naval Academy and a Honor Graduate of U.S. Naval Flight Training. Over 6500 hours of flight experience including Fortune 500 corporate helicopters, military aviation, and offshore.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Julian Wheeler

Director of Operations

Mr. Wheeler is a graduate of Bristow Academy and former JAA and FAA Flight Instructor with over 6500 hours of flight experience including offshore oil support for the U.S. Government, Department of the Interior. Julian is an experienced SAG-AFTRA pilot. His work is featured in HBO’s hit series, Succession, as well as Billions, Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Gotham and various other films, commercials and music videos.

EXECUTIVE TEAM

Joe Carollo

Head of Maintenance

Mr. Carollo graduated The Teterboro School of Aeronautics in 1988 and holds an Airframe and Powerplant License. He also holds an Inspection Authorization since 2011. Besides his love for aviation, his entrepreneurial spirit has led him to own two small companies in unrelated fields in the past. He has been part of 135 and 145 helicopter operations and joined the HeliFlite team in February 2018.

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