Thomas H. Dye, Chairman/President and Corporate Director. Tom Dye has been instrumental in the formation and growth of EFI beginning in 1982. Mr. Dye, a Commercial Pilot, has responsibility for general direction of the company and brings more than 30 years of aviation knowledge and experience to the job. Mr. Dye has an extensive background in business operation with more than 40 years of experience in investment and financial management including more than 15 years of experience within the banking industry. In addition, Mr. Dye has held positions of top leadership and responsibility of two private Charitable Foundations representing multi-million dollar investment portfolios. Mr. Dye holds a BS degree in Finance and is a Graduate of the Pacific Coast Banking School at the University of Washington.
Donald F. Harter, Vice President, Chief Operating Officer, and Corporate Director. Don has more than 35 years and 15,000 hours of aviation experience. Don holds an ATP and Check Airman status. EFI traces its roots to providing air medical services back to 1979 when Wenatchee Aero, a company owned by Mr. Campbell, and managed by Don Harter, entered into a joint venture with Ballard Services, Inc. to provide air medical services within the State of Washington. This was the first Air Ambulance service certified by the State of Washington. Don’s leadership and management have been a significant contribution to EFI’s accident-free on-demand and dedicated emergency air medical transport support operations for 30 years.
Timothy Thompson, Director of Business Development/Risk Manager, and Corporate Director. Tim’s professional experience, education, and ATP rating combine to bring EFI a strong risk management program incorporating strategic planning, new business development and client relationships. Tim holds a BS in Business Management from Montana State University and an MBA from Seattle University. Tim joined EFI in 2000 and has been instrumental in development of new business opportunities in a dynamic environment. EFI’s developing partnership with a new medical charter company in 2012 is due in part to Tim’s commitment to building and sustaining viable business relationships.
Thomas Leonard, Finance Manager. Tom is a graduate of Central Washington University and Washington State University licensed CPA with experience in both public and private accounting. Tom joined EFI in 2006 and provides financial oversight and guidance for day-to-day operations and long-term planning. Tom’s business expertise includes identification and support of the critical component of funding safety in an aviation organization.
Sterling Moses, MIS Manager. Sterling joined EFI in 2002 with extensive expertise in software development and information systems architecture including founder of Tessereye, Inc., a software security corporation directly responsible for the protection of financial institutions around the United States. The software he developed was instrumental in the protection of many banks and credit unions. Sterling’s industry experience and personal research is the cornerstone of the technology used throughout EFI where he is responsible for all information systems, corporate networks, logistics systems, information security systems, accounting and data warehousing applications.
Todd Loomer, Director of Operations. Todd completed a degree in aviation at Walla Walla College and started as a ground and flight instructor with EFI in 1987. After nearly 10,000 hours of flight time, Todd was quickly promoted to Chief Pilot. In 2006, he assumed the DOO responsibilities after stepping down from his position as Chief Pilot. In addition to providing operational oversight for on-demand and dedicated emergency air medical transport support operations, Todd supervises the charter department and six flight coordinators. Duties also include ensuring compliance with the TSA security program and DER for EFI’s Drug and Alcohol Abatement program. Significant contributions to the success of EFI include conducting proving and validation to obtain approval to operate a 10 or more aircraft and MNPS/NAT and RNP-10 approval. Todd obtained GPS approach and RVSM approvals for EFI aircraft fleet, Eligible-On-Demand approval and implementation of a comprehensive Wet/Contaminated runway operations policy and procedures, as well as Rejects vs. Continue Take-Off policy and procedures for jet aircraft.
Michael Mahood, Director of Maintenance. Mike has more than 44 years of aviation experience including maintenance management responsibilities as a Maintenance Manager with Pacific Southwest Airlines (PSA) and Director of Maintenance for McCulloch International Airlines prior to joining EFI. A graduate of Northrup University, Mike is an A&P mechanic with Inspection Authorization. Mike’s strong management experience ensures EFI and customer aircraft are maintained to the highest safety standards using an FAA Approved Aircraft Inspection Program (AAIP) or a Continuous Airworthiness Maintenance Program (CAMP) for aircraft with ten or more passenger seats. EFI is committed to a formal and documented Quality System in all areas of its aircraft maintenance operations as assured via Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) oversight of EFI’s FAA 145 certified Repair Station Manual & Quality Control System (QCS).
Jonathan Kemp, Director of Quality Assurance. With an avionics apprenticeship foundation and a degree in electronics, Jon has more than 20 years experience in aviation engineering, manufacturing and maintenance. Mid-career, Jon’s focus switched to Quality Management & Application Systems, having successfully implemented ISO 9000 and AS9100 for several major industrial organizations. More recently, his priority has been to enhance EFIs Quality System and maintenance inspection activities to be in-line with EFIs commitment to safety and customer satisfaction.
Steve Spraggins, Chief Pilot. Steve’s undergraduate studies in industrial technology provided a foundation for an aviation career and ATP rating with over 8,000 hours. Steve is typed in four aircraft and maintains currency in EFI’s Lear 60, Lear 30-series, and King Air aircraft. Steve joined EFI in 1994 in JNU and transferred to EAT in 2001, filling the positions of Safety Officer and Asst. Chief Pilot, before assuming the responsibilities of Chief Pilot in 2006. Steve oversees 20+ pilots and sets the standard for a strong culture commitment to risk assessment and risk management. Steve supports a highly integrated risk management program with an emphasis on “front loading” decisions of risk assessment and risk management to minimize time required for pilots to make go/no go decisions on time critical missions typical in the air medical transport support industry.
Patricia Bening. Aviation Safety Officer. Pat joined EFI in September 2011. Pat’s MSA from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University caps 30-plus years in general and business aviation, private and government sectors. Pat’s experience in aviation as a private pilot and safety program management, bring a new energy to the EFI SMS implementation program. Pat’s applied research project for her Master’s centered on development and implementation of a SMS in a Part 135 business with emergency response demands. Passionate about safety, her commitment mirrors the core cultural values of EFI.
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