|Onyx Aviation Consulting LLC, is a consultancy whose
partners have collectively garnered over 120 years of
experience in both the domestic and International General,
Commercial and Military Aviation marketplace.
"Our goal is to assist companies and organizations to
attain their objectives as quickly as possible. Combining
our leading edge experience, proven expertise
and hands-on approach, we deliver results in the time
frames of our client's needs." Kevin J. Walsh, CEO
Kevin J. Walsh, President of Onyx, was the former
Executive Vice President of Mercury Air Group, Inc.,
a publicly traded Aviation Service company (AMEX: MAX).
His 26 years with Mercury led to the creation of an industry
recognized nucleus of highly effective managers empowered
to sustain and expand his vision for customer loyalty,
individual growth and the achievement of corporate
goals/values. Mr. Walsh expanded the business from a
small regional provider into the third largest
national chain in the industry.
Mr. Walsh created and negotiated all Service Contracts,
including IATA, US Government award contracts, union
proposed and implemented agreements, leases (both lessor
and lessee) and insurance instruments, including those
placed through Lloyds in London. He directly managed a full
spectrum of third party airline service facilities, including
aircraft maintenance, aviation fuel sales and fuel servicing,
air cargo warehousing and handling, freight forwarding and
aircraft loading/unloading for both domestic and International
Air Carriers, as well as the provision of aviation related
services to the US Government. Additionally, Mr. Walsh
spear headed the "first" cruise line passenger screening
services in the U.S. for Imperial Security, a subsidiary of
Mercury Air Group, Inc..
In June 2007, Mr. Walsh was appointed Chairman of the
Board of Directors of the Independent Fixed Base Operators
Association (IFBOA). Based in Bedford, MA, the IFBOA is
an advocacy organization dedicated to enhancing the
profitability and marketability of aviation service companies
and their airports throughout the nation.
Kristine Peterson, Vice President & Project Specialist, for
Onyx Aviation Consulting, has 18+ years background in the
Management of General and Commercial Airline business
and was the Controller of the third largest chain of FBOs in
the Continental U.S. Ms. Peterson has an expert focus on
Airport Management negotiations, business growth,
operational and accounting analysis, business development
and mergers and acquisitions. Ms. Peterson has been with
Onyx since 2002.
Onyx Aviation Consulting has and continues to build
enterprising partnerships and alliances with aviation related
firms whose caliber far exceed industry standards, thereby
insuring a successful team to implement the most current
and creative approaches that manifest the
requirements of our clients.