Employee Announcements - December 2020

Freddy Medina
JAX Operations Manager
Flight Service & Systems (FSS) is thrilled to announce that Freddy Medina has been hired as Operations Manager for our upcoming Jacksonville International Airport (JAX) operation.

Freddy comes to FSS with over 16 years of experience in facilitating airline ground operations. He started his career as a Customer Service Agent for British Airways at JFK International Airport. While there, Freddy worked as a line trainer, turn-around and ramp safety coordinator, and a third-party duty manager. He is also accomplished in enhancing airline operations through process improvement, internal audits, and staff development.

He will be overseeing our Silver Airways operation in Jacksonville starting later this month. Freddy has a degree in Business Administrations from Borough of Manhattan Community College. Welcome aboard, Freddy!

Barbara Balcar
Human Resources Manager

We would also like to welcome Barbara Balcar to the FSS team. Barbara is our new Human Resources Manager. She comes to FSS with over 10 years of experience in the Human Resources field, with 4 of those years being in the aviation industry. Before coming to FSS, Barbara was Human Resources Manager for QuickFlight. During her time there, she ensured FAA and legal compliance as well as compliance with company policy. She also developed programs to enhance employee relations. Welcome aboard, Barbara!

Jill Ellison
Staff Accountant

Joining the FSS team is Jill Ellison. Jill is our new Staff Accountant. New to the aviation industry, Jill comes to FSS with 20 years of experience in accounting. Her areas of expertise are financials, payroll, financial analytics, and month-end close as well as compliance and human resources. Jill graduated from Kent State University Magna Cum Laude with a bachelor’s degree in Accounting. Welcome aboard, Jill!