John, also known as “Fitz” by most, grew up in CYBW-Springbank, where he raised his family and followed his passions of sports, motorcycle’s and flying in the Rockies. John has enjoyed numerous years of success in the business world, having over 26 years of experience across different fields. Over these years he has learned and valued the importance of business ethics, customer relations, community involvement and supporting local charities. John has brought his skill set to diverse business boards such as a director for the Calgary Aerospace Air Museum, Springbank Park for all Seasons, Chair of Rockyview West Recreation, Director for Propelus (Volunteer Calgary) and Chair of the YPO Gold Alberta Chapter. John is a founder of Business fore Calgary Kids and has been a recipient of many awards for his accomplishments in business, such as The Leader of Tomorrow Business in Calgary Award, The Alberta Better Business Bureau Ethics Award and The Alberta Centennial Medal for Community Service. In addition, John is also involved in Rotary and is a firm believer of the 4- way test and also lives by Cowboy Ethics.
His love of flying brought him first to become a commercial pilot and then to continue on to joining the business of aircraft sales and the aviation world- eventually leading to the perfect “fit for Fitz”, in Airside Aviation. John brings enthusiasm and passion to everything he does, the bigger the challenge the more he will work for you- “can’t” and “won’t” are words not part of his vocabulary!
Let John’s winning combination of experience with sales, people and aircrafts help you with any and all of your aircraft needs! Without hesitation, rely on John at Airside Aviation.