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Mark Pestal, Founder/President

AeroAngel was founded in 2010 by Mark Pestal, a Denver attorney and commercial pilot. He combines a passion for aviation with a heart to serve those in need. His experience includes service on nonprofit boards, aviation safety, and community service. Beyond co-piloting flights, Mark has volunteered thousands of hours to support AeroAngel’s nationwide service growth.

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Wha Eckman, Financial Director

Since AeroAngel's founding, Wha has provided financial services, bookkeeping, and administrative support on a volunteer basis. It is through the dedication of volunteers like Wha that AeroAngel can keep its overhead low and be a good steward of the funds entrusted to it.