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Senior Management Team

Robert Arnone
Robert ArnonePresident & CEO
Robert has over 18 years’ experience in the aviation industry. He graduated from Lakehead University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce Degree and later obtained his professional designation of Chartered Accountant. Robert initially joined Levaero as the Vice President of Finance, and his passion for the dynamic and challenging industry led him to first become executive management, and then subsequently President and CEO in 2006. Robert is responsible for client relations, strategic planning, and business relations.

Contact:
rarnone@levaero.com
TF: 1-844-538-2376
Bus: 807-475-5353

Steve Davey
Steve DaveyExecutive Vice President & COO - DOM
Steve brings more than 30 years of aviation experience to the Levaero team, with over 20 years in maintenance management. Steve is a Transport Canada M1/M2/Structures AME, a Transport Canada Minister’s Delegate (MD-M) and a NAAA Certified Senior Aircraft Appraiser. Additionally, Steve is the Person Responsible for Maintenance (PRM) for three commercial operating certificates (CAR 703 and 704) and one approved maintenance organization. His knowledge and diverse range of experiences in the aviation industry are unparalleled.

Contact:
sdavey@levaero.com
TF: 1-844-538-2376
Bus: 807-475-5353

Stan Kuliavas
Stan KuliavasVice President, Sales & Business Development
A member of the senior management team, Stan is responsible for all aircraft sales and marketing, and also oversees the planning and execution of the growth strategy of the company. A licensed pilot and graduate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Stan has nearly a decade of aviation experience, and OEM product involvement. A Top 30 Under 30 award winner, Stan most recently spent six years as a board member of the St. Michael’s Young Leaders, raising funds and awareness for St. Michael’s Hospital in Toronto, and currently volunteers with various other charitable organizations.

Contact:
skuliavas@levaero.com
TF: +1-844-538-2376
Bus: +1-416-203-9940

Shaun Appell
Shaun AppellVice President, Customer Support
Shaun has been with Levaero Aviation for over 16 years, and as a member of the senior management team, has been instrumental in the success of both the service centre as well as the parts distribution centre. Shaun has also been a key player in much of the company’s overall logistical planning. Along with over 20 years’ management experience and involvement in aircraft maintenance, Shaun also has a vast knowledge of purchasing, logistics and inventory management. Shaun focuses each day on ensuring that every Levaero customer experiences the highest possible level of service and support.

Contact:
sappell@levaero.com
TF: 1-844-538-2376
Bus: 807-475-5353

Manuel Joaquim
Manuel JoaquimController
Manuel graduated from Lakehead University with an Honours Bachelor of Commerce degree. He then continued his education and obtained his MA in Economics and his Certified Management Accountant designation in 2001. Manuel’s passion for aviation led him to join the company in 2000.

Contact:
mjoaquim@levaero.com
TF: 1-844-538-2376
Bus: 807-475-5353

Faces of Levaero

James Nyitrai
James NyitraiTechnical Support & Fleet Safety Manager
With more than 25 years of aviation experience and almost 20 years in the Pilatus service network, James remains one of the most knowledgeable PC-12 technical experts in the industry. James is responsible for PC-12 technical support services throughout Canada and holds a Transport Canada M1/M2 AME license. Additionally, James oversees modification and repair R&D activities.

Contact:
jnyitrai@levaero.com
TF: 1-844-538-2376
Bus: 807-475-5353

Roland Piche
Roland PicheAvionics Manager
Roland graduated top of his class from Canadore College’s Avionics Tech program and maintains an E class license. Roland joined the company in 2000 and has more than 20 years of experience in aviation. In addition to more than 15 years of experience with the PC-12, he has accumulated almost a decade of experience with the Dash-8 and numerous other types of aircraft.

Contact:
rpiche@levaero.com
TF: 1-844-538-2376
Bus: 807-475-5353