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Cameron Ray

Cameron Ray is, a 22-year-old private pilot candidate hailing from Waikele, Hawaii. Graduated Magna Cum Laude from HamptonUniversity, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management. He served as the President of theHampton University Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP),demonstrating his commitment to diversity and inclusion within the aviation industry. Additionally, he is an active member of the Aircraft Owners andPilots Association (AOPA), the American Association of Airport Executives(AAAE), and the Student Aviation Leadership Team (SALT), where he honed his leadership and collaboration skills. He was part of the FAA Airport DesignChallenge team from April 2022 to June 2022. Collaborating effectively within a group setting, focused on crafting a PowerPoint presentation outlining their proposed Runway Incursion Prevention System aimed at curbing such incidents. He took charge of analyzing and documenting critical data for research purposes, employing Microsoft Excel pivot tables and v-lookups to ensure accurate and comprehensive information for our project. These experiences supported his understanding of aviation operations and enhanced his analytical skills, equipping him with practical knowledge and hands-on expertise in critical areas of airport management and safety protocols. Curiosity remains the engine that propels him forward and stepping beyond comfort zones becomes the runway for his growth. He is currently analyzing the best aviation option (whether pursuing a career in commercial or business aviation).

Phillip Wojtowicz

Phillip Wojtowicz, a 25-year-old private pilot candidate from South Amboy, NJ. Graduated from West Virginia University with a Bachelor of Accountancy in 2021, making himself the first in his family to earn a college degree. Pursuing an MBA through West Virginia University's online Business Program, showcasing his ambition to merge business acumen with a dream of becoming a pilot. He has worked to develop his skills as an audit intern at Deloitte andPwC. Phillip also has a background as a former soccer player and a coach for the West Virginia University women's D1 soccer team underscores his understanding of the importance of teamwork, dedication, and goal achievement. Asa dedicated private pilot candidate, he is fueled by a lifelong fascination with flight and is eager to explore the boundless possibilities that lie ahead, whether that is through business or commercial aviation.

Braedon Domino

Braedon Domino is a 24 year old private pilot candidate from Upper Marlboro, MD. Graduated with a bachelor's degree in Mass Media Communications from Furman University, ranked #15 by the Princeton Review for “Most Impactful Universities.” First male in his family to receive a bachelor’s degree. Playing sports at the highest collegiate level taught him that putting in the work does not always guarantee victory. He knows life is challenging and unpredictable and therefore both commitment and flexibility are required for success. Not putting in the work, energy, and effort would guarantee the team to fail. He is a competitor, with no greater adversary to face than who he was yesterday. His conviction to success in the field of aviation has done nothing but grow exponentially. He is looking forward to being productive in the business world and the aviation industry. He is relentless in learning, adaptable, composed, diligent, proactive, tactful, disciplined, and most importantly he is passionate about the things he loves. He is a servant-leader with excellent team building skill and group engagement, a quick learner and detail oriented.

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