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Edward M. (Ed) Lundeen – President & CEO, Seeker Aircraft, Inc. / Managing Director, Seabird Aviation Australia Pty Ltd.
Ed joined Seeker Aircraft in November 2016 as President and CEO. Prior, Ed was Executive Vice President for Eclipse Aerospace Inc. (EAI) where he was a member of the executive team that acquired the assets of the former Eclipse Aviation Corp from bankruptcy in 2009 and successfully restarted aircraft manufacturing operations. Ed had been an executive at Eclipse Aviation from 2005 to 2009. At EAI, Ed had responsibility for all of the business operations of the company. From 1979 through 2004, Ed managed Procurement, Supply Chain, Contracts and Materials Management roles in companies involved in; electronics manufacturing, copper mining and electric utilities. Ed has been in managerial positions since 1984 and executive roles since 2004. Ed holds a B.S. in Business Administration (Marketing) from Arizona State University and an MBA from Western New Mexico University.
Paul Reinhardt - Vice President Operations & General Manager, Seabird Aviation Australia Pty Ltd.
Paul joined Seeker Aircraft in March 2017 as Vice President of Operations and as General Manager. Previously Paul worked for Honeywell where he was the Vice President of Operations at Bendix King, an avionics manufacturer. At Bendix King, Paul was responsible for Production, Procurement, Information Systems, Logistics, Quality, Manufacturing Engineering, and Safety. Prior to Bendix King Paul was Site Leader for Honeywell FM&T, supporting Sandia National Laboratories Nuclear Program, which involved 200+ employees across 3 sites. Paul also worked for 20 years at Intel in Operations Management positions. Paul holds a BS in Chemical Engineering from the University of New Mexico and an MBA from Arizona State University.
William (Bill) VanZwoll - Vice President Business Development, Seeker Aircraft, Inc.
Bill joined Seeker in July 2017 where he has responsibility for the development of an effective, focused and goal driven business development and sales organization. He is a retired U.S. Marine Reserve Colonel with over 30 years of experience in multiple leadership positions involving six worldwide deployments while amassing more than 2,500 hours flying the F/A-18 Hornet. Bill recently completed a three year USMC assignment where he managed the Republic of Georgia Deployment Program and was responsible to train, equip and deploy 6 battalions for service in Afghanistan. Bill brings a commercial aviation background spanning 15 years where had held positions as Director of Integrated Products Marketing for Lexavia Integrated Systems and, prior as Manager of Aviation Product Support at Garmin International. Bill holds a B.S.in Materials and Logistics Management from Michigan State University.