Executive Team

Executive Team

Jeffrey Roberts
Jeffrey Roberts, President & CEO

Jeff’s background is in business-formation, corporate finance and operations. With an undergraduate degree from Washington and Lee University and a Masters in Finance from Seattle University, Jeff was a founding team-member of Central Media, Inc., (acquired by DG Systems (NASDAQ: DGIT)), and later presided as a Senior Vice President for Comerica Bank’s Technology and Life Science division. Jeff currently serves as a Director for the Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association as its Treasurer. In the past, Jeff served on the Board of Trustees as Treasurer for Henry’s Fork Foundation, an Idaho-based conservation organization whose mission is to preserve and protect the natural surroundings and resources within the Upper Henry’s Fork Watershed. Jeff’s interest in aviation as well as his interest in evolving methods in education suits him well within his role at Aircare, while his free time is typically spent in open-spaces with his wife and two girls.


Daniel Sparkman
Daniel Sparkman, Vice President Finance

Prior to his role as Aircare International’s Vice President of Finance, Daniel was Assistant Vice President for Comerica Bank’s Technology and Life Science division in Seattle where he was responsible for managing a portfolio of over $250M in senior-secured debt financing. Daniel holds a degree in Economics from Santa Clara University and has over a decade of experience in financing, accounting and management.


Martin Hamilton
Martin Hamilton, Vice President Business Development and Marketing

Martin started his career with extensive corporate communications and design agency experience working with companies such as Emhart Glass, Ingersoll-Rand and Corning Inc. His 18 years of business aviation marketing, strategy, and business and product development has included leading campaigns introducing the first airborne satellite television system to business aviation as well as the development and introduction of the first lithium battery risk management solution (Aircare FireSock) for business and commercial aviation.

Prior to joining Aircare International, Martin provided senior management consulting for aerospace companies such as Jet Fleet International, Zodiac Aerospace, TrueNorth Avionics, and Global Aviation. Martin sits on the Flight Safety Foundation’s Business Advisory Counsel.


Brian Hayvaz
Brian Hayvaz, Vice President Operations, Aircare FACTS Training

Brian started his career in emergency services, working for a 911 emergency dispatch center as a communication supervisor, dispatching police, fire and medical services. After attending Central Washington University, Brian graduated from the CWU Paramedicine program and went to work as a Firefighter/Paramedic for a city fire department. Brian then started a company called Emergency Medical Training Associates, employing over 200 instructors, providing medical training to basic and advanced life support providers across the US. More recently, he joined Aircare International as as a senior level instructor, traveling the world, providing safety & emergency procedures training courses to business aviation clients. In his current position, Brian serves as as the Vice President for Aircare FACTS Training, based in Tacoma Washington.


Dr. Brad E. Waite
Dr. Brad E. Waite, D.O.

Brad has been Board Certified in Emergency Medicine since 1987. He is currently a protocol review physician with the Western Institutional Review Board; an emergency physician in Olympia, WA; as well as the drug testing crew chief for the US Olympic Committee. Brad has been a flight surgeon and the Chief of Aeromedical Services at McChord Air Force Base. He is a private pilot, FAA Senior Medical Examiner and the Medical Program Director for Aircare FACTS Training/AirCare International


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