Landmark Aviation Announces Jim McNeill as Regional Vice President

Landmark Aviation Announces Jim McNeill as Regional Vice President

Houston, TX — 02/24/2011

Landmark Aviation announced Jim McNeill as Regional Vice President this month. Jim began his aviation career over 20 years ago, working for Esso Avitat Ottawa-Imperial Oil in several capacities. In early 2000 he made the move to Piedmont Hawthorne, now Landmark Aviation, where he has served as General Manager of several key locations as well as VP of Canadian Operations.


“Landmark is growing and the way it’s progressing in the industry is great,” Regional VP Jim McNeill said. “I’m excited to be part of it and I look forward to the challenges and excitement it brings.”


Jim joins two Regional VPs, Chad Farischon and Greg Sutphin, to manage Landmark’s growing network of FBO, MRO and Charter operations.


“Jim’s previous experience managing multiple locations for Piedmont Hawthorne and his recent experience managing our Raleigh Durham FBO eminently qualify him for this position,” Executive Vice President of Operations Ted Hamilton stated.

Headquartered in Houston, Texas, Landmark Aviation operates a network of fixed base operations located throughout the U.S., and in Canada and Western Europe. The Company offers a wide range of services, including FBO, MRO, charter and management. Landmark is a portfolio company of GTCR Golder Rauner and Platform Partners, LLC. For more information, visit


GTCR is a leading private equity firm based in Chicago that manages more than $8 billion in equity and capital invested in a wide range of companies and industries.  The firm principally invests in high-growth industries, including business services and outsourcing, consumer products and services, healthcare, technology and transaction processing.


Platform Partners, LLC is a private holding company based in Houston that makes investments in middle-market companies with the intent of growing the businesses into industry leaders through a combination of organic and acquisition growth.

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