Elijah Riggs - Director

As the Director of Operations, Elijah is responsible for the entirety of all Westwind operations. As an experienced pilot, and long time Arizona tour partner, Elijah understands in depth the Arizona touring industry, aviation part 135, and driving a large team to success.


Nick Beaird - General Manager

As the former HR Manager Nick is responsible for all people operations, policies and systems, and Westwind's culture. Nick brings an exciting, people first atmosphere while focusing on team member growth in all areas to align day to day activities with Westwind's mission and vision. 

David Horn - Sales

As the Director of Sales David is responsible for finding and creating relationships with all of Westwind's tour partners. David understands the tour industry, hard work, and making sure our partners and future relationships are well taken of in whatever shape or form they take. David's strength and leadership skills bring an excellent advantage to our team.


Gayle Lurenz - Relations

As the relations specialist, Gayle is responsible for all customer relationships, as well as our our amazing tour partners. Gayle leads our customer service and relations team and she is the backbone of all Westwind relationships. Her in depth knowledge and experience of the Arizona touring community speaks for itself.


Meggan Cottrell - Operations

As the operations manager Meggan is responsible for the management of all operations specialists in each of our bases, as well as the tracking of aircraft. Meggan and her team always ensure a smooth and seamless transition between maintenance and operations allowing Westwind to stay safe current at all times. Operations is the one of the backbones behind closed doors responsible for the operation functioning as planned.

DaNene Pace - Grand Canyon 

Shari Huston - Page 

Karla Hiepler - Chief Pilot

Bruce Grubbs - Assistant Chief Pilot