Trey Thriffiley – Chief Executive Officer
Trey was born and raised in Thomasville, Georgia where he excelled in baseball and as a musician. Trey attended Auburn University in 2009 to turn his passion for flight into career reality. His first flying job put him right in the thick of it as he managed a Piper Malibu Mirage. During his first management job, he made time to sit right seat in an IAI Westwind. This experience turned into his first type rating, an Embraer Phenom 300 and eventually into his current Chief Pilot position for a private flight department. Trey has since earned his Airline Transport Pilot rating with multiple jet type ratings. He has been named the Chief Executive Officer of QIS Aviation Group, a private aviation startup providing white glove service to all aspects of private aviation as well as community involvement. Through QIS, Trey became involved in Operation Airdrop. OAD is a charity organization that uses volunteer pilots and airplanes to deliver supplies to isolated victims of natural disasters immediately following the event. Last year, OAD delivered over one million pounds of supplies to disaster areas in the five days after the storms hit and continued to provide relief throughout the holiday season to families that lost everything.
Brian Rambo – Chief Operating Officer
Brian was born in Atlanta, Georgia where he grew up playing football and participating in the Boy Scouts of America. After graduation and earning his Eagle Scout, he attended Auburn University. While at Auburn, he obtained his instrument, commercial single, and commercial multi-engine pilot certificates on the way to graduating with a Bachelors in Supply Chain Management and a double minor in Professional Flight Management and Aviation Management. After college, he earned his Certified Flight Instructor Certificate and got a job with Lanier Flight Center as a flight instructor. Brian is a Philanthropist, volunteering with Angel Flight as well as Operation Airdrop. He was named Chief Operating Officer of QIS Aviation Group by his peers.
Matthew Kasl – Chief Financial Officer
Matthew earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Norwich University prior to commissioning as an officer in the United States Marine Corps. Over the course of his seven-year military career, he held numerous command roles, including while deployed, and he was trained to directly coordinate close air support from multiple aviation platforms. Following his service, Matthew attended the Chicago-Kent College of Law and was awarded his Juris Doctor in May 2018. Based on his strong background in business, corporate law, and finance, he was selected by his peers as the Chief Financial Officer role of QIS Aviation Group.