Paragon Aviation Group welcomes Julie O’Brien

Julie O'Brien, Paragon Aviation' new Vice President of Business Development

Paragon Aviation Group has announced the appointment of aviation industry veteran Julie O’Brien as the new Vice President of Business Development.

With over 20+ years of experience in the aviation industry. Julie O’Brien joins Paragon Aviation Group from ProJet Aviation, where she served as General Manager since 2017.

Julie notably enhanced Leesburg’s aviation traffic and reinstated US Customs at KJYO.

Her commitment to community and industry growth shines through her founding of the “Aviation Education & Career Expo,” which has fostered aviation careers for students and garnered over $1.6 million in scholarships.

Julie’s leadership and innovative contributions to the community have earned her the FBO Manager of the Year Award twice, solidifying her reputation as a valuable asset to Paragon and the community.

Julie O’Brien said: “Paragon has always impressed me with its dedication to empowering independent FBOs by providing access to exceptional marketing, training, technology, and sales support.

“As a long-time Paragon client, I’ve experienced firsthand the immense value that a strategic partner like Paragon Aviation brings.

“I am eager to collaborate with the team to continue to deliver exceptional service and solutions to our clients.”

Crystal Kubeczka, CEO and President of Paragon remarked: “The cornerstone of any thriving business is the caliber of its team members.

“Julie’s addition to our team epitomizes our commitment to recognizing passion for our industry and talent.

“Our dedication to our members, clients, colleagues, and our own expansion necessitates that we persistently seek out and secure the industry’s most exceptional professionals. Julie embodies the very essence of this pursuit.”

Julie will be responsible for overseeing business development and driving the growth of Paragon’s market presence.