Nick Houseman has more than 20 years of experience in business aviation, including expertise in charter, operations, production and completions. As Bombardier’s Director of Flight Operations, Sales Support & Sales Engineering, Nick was responsible for demonstration and interim lift aircraft, and managing the worldwide sales support team. As Program Director, Global 5000 and Global XRS, he was responsible for the overall viability of Bombardier’s flagship business aircraft. During this period, Nick successfully launched several product improvements, including increasing the range of the Global 5000 and introducing the Global Vision cockpit upgrade. He founded ZenithJet in 2008. Nick holds an MBA from Concordia University’s John Molson School of Business in Montreal. For more, please see Nick Houseman’s LinkedIn profile.
Executive Vice President
Kevin Rodgers has more than 20 years of experience in business aviation and has held senior management roles at companies including Jet Aviation and Bombardier Skyjet. Since 2009, Kevin and the ZenithJet team have managed more than 300 aircraft projects, including delivery of new aircraft. He manages major inspections, modifications, pre-purchase inspections and deliveries of models including Gulfstream, Bombardier, Dassault Falcon, Embraer and Textron Aviation aircraft. Kevin also has experience with corporate airliners, including Boeing Business Jets and the Embraer Lineage 1000. He has a proven ability to keep aircraft projects on-schedule, on-budget and delivered to the highest standards. Kevin serves as Vice Chairman of the Georgia Business Aviation Association. For more, please see Kevin Rodgers’ LinkedIn profile.
Director, Technical Services
Vince Panfili earned turbo-machinery experience at Rolls-Royce Energy (now Siemens ADGT) in Industrial Trent and RB211 gas turbine fleet development support. At APG-Neuros, a high efficiency turbo-blower manufacturer, he supported ensuing technical RFQs/bids and performance analyses. Vince joined ZenithJet in 2015. He supports the Technical Services team with oversight of aircraft completions and maintenance projects including aircraft inspections, engine inspections and overhauls. Vince holds a BEng in Mechanical Engineering, with a concentration in Aerospace, from Concordia University in Montreal. For more, please see Vincent Panfili’s LinkedIn profile.