Two New Hires To Enhance Our Client-Focused Mission

Client Focused Hires

Miami, FL (May 18, 2023) Elevate Aviation Group has hired two leadership professionals focused on client experience. They will help increase our customer satisfaction through effective internal processes and ongoing leadership development. 

Price Ellington

Price Ellington, joins Elevate Aviation Group as the Vice President of Software Engineering.  In his role, he will oversee the development, delivery, and management of software solutions for clients as well as internal use.

“As a veteran in this industry with 20+ years of experience, Ellington brings a wealth of knowledge and a strong track record that will enhance our internal processes and client experience,” said Randy McKinney, President of Elevate Aviation Group.”Ellington has been an integral part of the growth of some of the largest aviation companies, such as NetJets and Wheels Up, bringing unique skills to our client-focused mission.” 

His experience across developing and supporting software at scale for aviation-focused businesses will fit nicely into Elevate’s continuous improvement strategy. Ellington managed the development of software for several lines of businesses in aviation including fractional ownership, jet cards, and membership platforms.

“Ellington has extensive experience leading a software development team at scale to support over 12,000 members. This is perfectly aligned with our plans to grow our client-focused capabilities on EAG’s proprietary integrated platform,” said Michael Horrisberger, Chief Information Officer. 

Ellington will join the Technology team on June 5 and report to CIO, Michael Horrisberger.  


Jonathan Reed 

Jonathan Reed joins Elevate Aviation Group as Chief Sales Officer. Reed brings over 15 years of sales and business development leadership for NetJets, Citation Air, and Wheels Up. 

“Jon’s diverse experience will complement our world-class, fully integrated aviation services platform. I look forward to Jon’s contributions to the organization. We have much to offer across our brands, including aircraft management via our Argus Platinum and Wyvern Wingman Keystone Aviation team, our growing class IV MRO with expertise with over 40 unique aircraft types from 11 manufacturers and our Elevate Jet aircraft brokerage led by an impressive industry expert. Of course, our Private Jet Services team offers the absolute best and most uniquely capable charter and travel experiences worldwide”, said Randy McKinney, President of Elevate Aviation Group.

Reed has IATA certifications in revenue management and studied Human Development /Organizational Effectiveness at Boston College. He is an enthusiastic private pilot.  

“I am thrilled to be joining the team at Elevate Aviation Group,” said Reed. “Elevate has a long history of strength and stability coupled with a commitment to its client-first approach. This will remain our core focus as we continue to grow.”

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