Ryan Waguespack joined the National Air Transportation Association (NATA) leadership team in November 2018 as Senior Vice President of Aircraft Management, Air Charter Services, and MROs – advancing a number of programs and efforts, including leading the charge in helping to end worldwide illegal charter activities, raising awareness of the value of aviation businesses to communities surrounding GA airports, overseeing the expansion of NATA’s training program platform, and assisting hundreds of aviation businesses navigate financial and regulatory relief programs.
As NATA’s Executive Vice President, Waguespack led its regulatory, industry, and member outreach efforts and programs, while taking on additional responsibility for safety program development.
Formerly, Waguespack was Vice President of Business Development at Summit Aviation and served in various business development roles for charter and management operations, as well as aircraft sales. He is the founder and owner of General Aviation Consultants in Birmingham, AL, and founded the Alabama Business Aviation Association in 2015. He is frequent speaker at international, national, and state conferences.