Miami, FL – March 8, 2023 — Keystone Aviation, an aircraft charter and management unit of Elevate Aviation Group, has added two professionals to its operations leadership. “We are relentlessly focused on safe operations and best practices,” said Keystone’s Chief Operating Officer, David Allen. “These latest staff additions reinforce that company orientation.”
Westerberg, an experienced Keystone charter pilot and Assistant Director of Operations, has been named to the new position of Director of Training & Flight Operations, reporting to David Allen. In her new role, Westerberg will manage a range of safety-related tasks, such as managing minimum equipment lists (MELs) and other manuals and safety tracking systems. She has excelled in several roles at Keystone, including Flight Operations Administrator and CASS (Continuous Analysis and Surveillance System) Manager. Westerberg is a graduate of Westminster College, where in addition to her academics, she was a certified flight instructor.
Brodeur has been named to the position of Director of Safety. He manages Keystone Aviation’s Safety Management System (SMS) and other safety initiatives for the broader Elevate Aviation Group. He ensures that Keystone is in compliance with FAA safety directives and that it meets the high standards of safety audit firms Wyvern and Argus, as well as complying with standards and initiatives from the National Aviation Transportation Association (NATA).
Brodeur previously served as a flight operations safety analyst for Embraer Executive Aircraft, where he developed apps and other safety tracking and analysis systems used widely within the company. While there, he worked closely with local FAA authorities to ensure proper liaison. At Keystone, he brings the latest technical tools and best practices to the safety director role.
Brodeur is well acquainted with the latest research and developments in implementing safety systems. He has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master’s in Applied Aviation Safety from the Florida Institute of Technology. He was recognized as Outstanding Student of the Year during his graduate studies.