Curt Castagna has a diverse background and more than 35 years of proven expertise in all aspects of aviation and airport consulting and management services. He is President and CEO of the Aerolease and Aeroplex business entities, which include general aviation and business aircraft centers located at the Long Beach and Van Nuys Airports. Curt is a current member of the board of directors for the National Air Transportation Association and a certified member of the American Association of Airport Executives. Devoted to mentoring future aviation professionals, he has over 23 years of experience as an adjunct professor, teaching various classes in the Aviation Administration Bachelor of Arts program at California State University, Los Angeles as well as here at Cypress College. He is a certified private and instrument-rated pilot as well.