The Board

Abdol Moabery

Abdol Moabery

Term:    May 2011 - January 2021

Appointment: Gubernatorial

Abdol Moabery is the founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of GA Telesis, a leader in integrated commercial aviation services. Founded in 2002 by Moabery, GA Telesis has quickly grown to one of the largest firms in its sector, amassing vertically integrated global aviation services businesses including engine, component and aerostructural maintenance and engineering, aircraft replacement parts distribution and supply-chain management, aircraft and engine leasing, and investment management with operating units throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia. The company has also developed several strategic partnerships, including GAIC, a one-of-kind joint-venture, based in Beijing, with Air China. GA Telesis has won numerous awards and accolades, including the 2018 Air Transport Best Integrated Aviation Solutions Provider, 2014 Air Transport World MRO of the Year, The Boeing Gold Services Award and was also named among a select group of companies in the United States classified as a Good-to-Great company. While Moabery holds a substantial stake in the company, since 2007, the company’s shareholders have grown to include significant stakes by global blue-chip names, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Tokyo Century Corporation as well as All Nippon Airways TC.

A serial entrepreneur, Moabery is responsible for the start-up, organization and development of GA Telesis. He has 30 years of direct experience in various disciplines in aviation from flight, lease and structured finance to logistics and maintenance. Moabery previously served as Executive Vice President of Aviation Systems International, Inc., where his responsibilities included oversight and management of worldwide operations. Prior to joining ASI, he was with C-S Aviation Services, Inc. (a Soros Fund Management company), where he was responsible for the sale and marketing of the company’s aviation portfolio assets.

Moabery and his wife, through their family foundation, are prominent philanthropists that have donated and directed millions of dollars to charitable causes that directly impact children and young adults. Some of these organizations include His House Children’s Home, Kids in Distress, Florence Fuller Child Development Center, Food for the Poor, The Factory Youth Center, Florida Atlantic University Scholarship Fund, Unicorn Children’s Foundation, The Florida Atlantic University Foundation, the ISTAT Foundation, the Wing’s Club Foundation, the March of Dimes and the Boca Raton Regional Hospital. The Moabery’s also provide financial support to deserving special needs families through their commitment to cover expenses not generally covered by government programs or charitable organizations.

Moabery is a graduate of Florida Atlantic University and currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He has served as the Chairman of the Wing’s Club Foundation Scholarship Fund since 2008. He’s been a member of the Wings Club Foundation Board of Governors, The PGA Tour Champions Allianz Championship and Oasis Championship, the 2021 College Football National Championship Game Committee and serves as advisor to several national and local children’s charities. Moabery received the prestigious Wright Brothers Memorial Award in 2014 for his accomplishments in aviation. He is an honorably discharged veteran from the United States Navy and resides in Delray Beach, FL with his wife and two children. Moabery is an avid explorer having traveled to over 119 countries across the globe and a passionate golfer.

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