Stephen Gardner

Stephen Gardner

Objective

Captain, First Officer, flying the Beechjet BE-400A, Hawker BE-400XP

and Mitsubishi Diamond MU-300 aircraft

Interest

Interested In
  • career opportunities
  • consulting offers
  • new ventures
  • job inquiries
  • expertise requests
  • business deals
  • reference requests
  • getting back in touch

Summary

Stephen currently provides Professional Pilot Services flying the Beechjet BE-400A, Hawker BE-400XP and the Mitsubishi Diamond MU-300 Aircraft on a contract basis for corporate clients and operators in the United States. He is CFR Part 135.293 (SIC) and Part 135.297 (PIC) qualified and current completing Beechjet Part 135 Recurrent Training at the CAE Simuflite training facility located in Dallas, TX on October 9, 2009.

Stephen has been involved in General Aviation for over 30 years. During this time, He had pursued a business career in the Waste Services Industry that spanned over 25 years, holding positions in Sales, Sales Management, and Business Development specializing in Business Acquisitions. The last position he held was Midwest Region Sales Manager located in St. Louis, MO.   He left the industry at the end of 2003 and has been pursuing a Professional Flying Career for the past 6 years.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2008 - Present

Pilot

Professional Pilot Services

Contract Captain or First Officer flying the Beechjet BE-400A, Hawker BE-400XP and Mitsubishi Diamond MU-300 aircraft on a Individual contract basis. Specific duties include:Performing all PIC and SIC duties as required including aircraft pre-flight preparation, obtaining weather data, flight planning, preparing aircraft performance and weight and balance data, cabin preparation, security protocol, passenger briefings and ATC communications

Oct 2005 - Nov 2008

Pilot

Flight Options, LLC

First Officer on the Beechjet BE-400A and the Hawker BE-400XP aircraft. Specific duties include:Performing all SIC duties including aircraft pre-flight preparation, preparing performance and weight and balance data, cabin preparation, assisting in security protocol, passenger briefings, ATC communications, assisting in updating FMS and Electronic Flight Bags (EFB’s) as required and assisting the PIC as needed. Acting Pilot-in-Command as required

Mar 2004 - Sep 2005

Pilot

Corporate Aircraft Management, Inc.

First Officer on BE-400A and MU-300 aircraft. Specific duties include:Performing all SIC duties including aircraft pre-flight preparation, preparing aircraft performance data, weight and balance data, cabin preparation, assisting in security protocol, passenger briefings, ATC communications, aircraft instrument chart revisions and assisting the PIC as needed

Sep 2002 - Dec 2003

Region Sales Manager

Allied Waste Services, LLC Midwest Region Office

Responsible for the professional development of Sales Managers, Sales Representatives and Customer Service Representatives in the Midwest Region Market Area, Specific Duties Included:Increasing Region Sales Revenue and managing business losses due to competitor activity and service related issues Conducting Sales Training Meetings to enhance customer retention and professional selling skills and to roll out Company Sales programs and Initiatives Providing field evaluation, training and coaching for Sales Managers, Sales Representatives and Customer Service RepresentativesPreparing Region Sales Budgets for review, approval and implementation

Mar 1997 - Aug 2002

Business Development Consultant

Allied Waste Services, LLC Midwest Region Office

Responsible for representing Allied Waste Services to prospective business acquisition clients in the Midwest Region Market Area, Specific duties included:Building rapport and developing relationships with prospective acquisition candidates Evaluating prospective acquisition candidates business operations and developing productivity analysisCompleting Proforma Income Statements and Deal Profiles for Business Development Review Negotiating purchase prices and terms with prospective acquisition candidates Coordinating all due diligence activities with Allied Wastes' respective operating companies Coordinating with Attorney’s for both Allied Waste and sellers for preparation of closing documentsClosing all deal transactions

Oct 1993 - Feb 1997

Sales and Marketing Manager

Allied Waste Services, LLC Dba. Midwest Waste, Inc. and Lemons Waste Systems, Inc.

Responsible for Managing Sales Activities and Marketing Waste Removal and Recycling Services to Municipal Governments in the St. Louis and Southeast Missouri market areas.Specific duties included:

Screening, interviewing, hiring and training sales representatives

Coaching and evaluating sales performance

Conducting sales meetings to roll out Sales Programs and Initiatives

Establishing and maintaining rapport with key city officials

Completing bid pro-forma income statements

Preparing and presenting bid packages to city officials

Maintaining existing city contracts

Education

Education
2005 - 2009

BE-400

CAE Simuflite
2004 - 2004

BE-400

Flight Safety International, Inc. - Wichita, KS
Jan 1973 - Aug 1974

Associates of Arts

Santa Fe Community College

Skills

Skills

Aeronautical Skills

  Flight Time   Total Flight Time – 4,910 hrs. Total Pilot-in-Command – 3,092 hrs. Total Multi-Engine – 3,550 hrs. Total Multi-Engine Turbojet – 2,364 hrs. Instrument - 574 hrs.          Simulator - 185 hrs.                            Night – 404 hrs.

Certifications

Certifications

Airline Transport Pilot Certificate (License)

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)