Terry Vais new chief operating officer of ExpressJet Airlines
Mr. Vais' aviation career spans 25 years and ranges from hub operations to partner relations, network and operational control, most recently serving as ExpressJet's vice president of Operations, Planning and Support.
After serving four years' active duty in the Marine Corps, Mr. Vais held a number of senior-level positions at SkyWest Airlines. Prior to joining ExpressJet in 2008, he was the director of Hub Operations at Los AngelesInternational Airport.
Additionally, Brad Sheehan, currently ExpressJet's vice president of Flight Operations, will assume the role of senior vice president of Operations.
Mr. Sheehan brings a diverse and solid leadership experience to his role, and has served as a pilot, program manager, check airman, chief pilot and director of Corporate Safety, Security and Compliance. He has served as vice president of Flight Operations since January 2014. ■