VanAllen has partnered with many organizations to place leaders in aviation departments. View some of our recent placements below.

Helicopter Pilot

VanAllen is pleased to partner with FirstEnergy in their search for Helicopter Pilots to join their Utility Aviation Team.  Candidates are required to have:

  • High School Diploma or GED required; Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related discipline preferred
  • 100 hours of utility helicopter experience
  • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience required
  • Minimum 1 year utility helicopter operations experience
  • Holds an FAA Commercial Helicopter License with an instrument rating

Public Company

Director of Aviation

Bellevue, WA

Public Company

Director of Aviation

Louisville, KY

Private Company

Director of Aviation

Bakersfield, CA

Private Company

Director of Maintenance

Atlanta, GA

Family Office

Director of Aviation

Houston, TX

Family Office

Director of Aviation

Lafayette Hill, PA

Leader Searches

An effective leader is the key ingredient of a successful Aviation Team.  Our approach to finding your leader focuses on the vision, purpose, and goals of the organization.

Compensation Assessments

Do you wonder how compensation at your organization compares to your peers? Our compensation reviews use a holistic approach to examine multiple industry benchmarks as well as our proprietary information gathered from working with hundreds of clients.

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I have worked with VanAllen for over 3 years now and they have been instrumental in helping our part 91 Aviation department in several areas. We went through an aircraft acquisition, SMS vendor selection and migration of data, ISBAO stage 3 certification, leadership development, and day-to-day consultation as needed. They have a team of very experienced and talented aviation experts to help in any area of an operation.”

William P.