Daniel C. Jennings is the founder and President of TPJC. He leads the firm’s strategic direction and oversees its sales division. Under his leadership, Mr. Jennings has created an entrepreneurial culture which has led to successful growth of the firm throughout the world. Mr. Jennings has over 15 years of experience in aircraft sales and acquisitions, having managed over $1.5 billion worth of transactions for individuals, governments and corporate clients. Prior to the formation of TPJC, Mr. Jennings successfully built, managed and sold several start-up ventures to private-equity backed investors. Mr. Jennings began his career in the finance industry, having worked in institutional sales for REFCO in New York City. Mr. Jennings is frequent speaker on the aviation industry and has appeared on national media outlets, including Bloomberg, Fox News, CNN, New York Post, New York Times and Forbes magazine. He is a licensed pilot and an active member of NBAA.
Pluchard has over 15 years of vast experience in the aviation industry, having worked for an airport, an airline, an aircraft MRO, an aircraft brokerage company, and for an aviation charity association he founded. In 2011, he joined TPJC to help develop and expand the Company on a global basis. Sebastien specializes in international transactions, including sales, acquisitions, and leasing. He is also responsible for supervising TPJC’s marketing and development strategies. Sebastien is a member of the NBAA and serves as the committee chair of SFBAA. He is an alumnus of SKEMA Business School and Florida Institute of Technology, where he obtained a dual Bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Aviation, followed by a Master of Science in Aviation Management. He is also a licensed FAA and JAA commercial and aerobatic pilot, and speaks fluent English, French, and Spanish. His background, competencies, knowledge and skills provide clients an exceptional level of expertise and support.
As a veteran aviation sales executive, Mitchell Walker brings years of experience to our Company. He joined our team in 2019 as an associate broker. His broad knowledge base and commitment to impeccable customer service in parallel with keen negotiating skills has earned him respect among his peers and clients.
He is credited with developing and executing sales and marketing strategies on a global platform with average annual sales revenues upwards of $50 million dollars.
Mitchell is a proud alumnus of Florida Atlantic University.
Mr. David Mejia joined as Vice President Latin America, bringing a wealth of sales and operations experience, an approachable personality, and a passion for the business. Mr. Mejia has an accomplished background in the private aviation industry, supported by his wealth of experience and exceptional management skills. Mr. Mejia has previously served as Vice President of Charter Sales at JetSmarter. Earlier in his career, he held the position of Charter Sales Director for one of the most respected heavy jet operators in the industry Windsor Jet. Mr. Mejia served also as Vice President of sales at Chapman Freeborn Air Chartering. Earlier he held the position of charter broker, for the same firm, where he was able to learn and develop all the technical details and knowledge involved in setting up and manage any air charter operation.
Mr. Mejia also held different sales executive position in very respectable cargo and passenger airlines such us Centurion Air Cargo, Aviana-Tampa Cargo and Martin Air. He graduated from Florida International University (FIU) earning a bachelor’s in business administration with a major in international business and it is currently getting his Masters degree in Business Administration in Aviation at Embry Riddle Aeronautical University. He currently resides in South Florida with his two lovely daughters and wife. As a commercial Multi-Engine Pilot and SIC typed on the Learjet 60, he enjoys flying airplanes and also volunteer his time to serve our country in the US Air Force Auxiliary (Civil Air Patrol) and US Coast Guard Auxiliary, where he flies as a Mission Pilot doing search and rescue missions.
Sonia brings 20 years of professional experience to TPJC, as the new Executive Assistant to President Dan Jennings. Sonia has worked in several industries, most recently as head administrator and coordinator of one of the premiere Motorsports Racing organizations handling travel, event coordination, inventory management and staff administration, in a highly competitive industry and fast-paced environment. She is a New York native with a Bachelors degree in accounting from San Diego State.