Priority Jet – About Us
Priority Jet is the premier private jet charter, aviation maintenance, and aviation management provider located at the Atlanta Dekalb-Peachtree airport. We operate light and midsize jets throughout North America, Central and South America, and the Caribbean. We offer charter and concierge services that are available 24 hours a day/365 days a year in order to facilitate any and all client requests quickly, safely, and efficiently. If we are unable to meet your needs with our own fleet, we have access to hundreds of aircraft through a network of preferred vendors.
Priority Jet offers complete aircraft management services to assist current and prospective owners with the complexities of operating and owning aircraft. The team specializes in creating custom tailored management programs to accommodate individual needs, schedules, and budgets. Priority Jet has partnered with Flight Safety International, the world leader in aviation training, to ensure we consistently provide the best trained maintenance technicians and flight crews to our clients.
At Priority Jet, our mission is to exceed the expectations of our customers by providing personalized private jet services that reflect our commitment to safety, efficiency, and the highest level of customer service.
As a trusted leader in Private Jet Charter, Private Jet Management, and Private Jet Maintenance, you benefit from our luxury refined aviation services. This includes everything from personalized air travel solutions to our exclusive luxury options.
Whether you require a private jet charter flight, private jet aircraft management services or simply industry expertise – we’re here for you. Contact us today to find out how we can help you meet your goals.
Priority Jet Administrative Staff
Chief Executive Officer
Jud came to Priority Jet in 2018 with a vast resume of experience in the business world. He has served in numerous executive positions in the Information Technology, Financial Services and Aviation industries. In addition to his experience at PricewaterhouseCoopers and Accenture, Jud combined his love of aviation with his business acumen for successful stints at Rockwell Collins and Delta Air Lines and even worked as a commercial pilot.
An avid lover of aviation, Jud collects and trades an assortment of aircraft, flies his personal airplanes from his fly-in community in suburban Atlanta and in his “downtime” you can find him and his wife flying anywhere from Montana to the Golden Isles of Georgia.
Chief Operating Officer
Steven began his career at Priority Jet in 2009 and has successfully held the positions of Director of Sales and Marketing, General Manager and Chief Operating Officer. As COO he now leads a team of professionals who are not only dedicated to the success of Priority Jet but who understand that the key to that success is the PJ Experience. From the first inquiry about a trip until the client steps off the jet at their destination Steven’s team assures that the customer experience and the professional relationships in the air charter business are nurtured.
Prior to joining Priority Jet, Steven served suburban South Atlanta as a firefighter, law enforcement officer and airborne sensor operator. His is a graduate of Clayton State University with a degree in Technology Management with a concentration in Aviation Administration.
Director of Finance
Barry’s vast knowledge and experience in the aircraft sales and management business is one of the biggest assets of Priority Jet. A recognizable and successful airplane consultant, Barry also has a deep knowledge of the aviation business and the financial inner workings of the charter and sales business. Barry’s department supplies timely and accurate financial information to the owners of our aircraft and he is personally able to consult, interpret and problem-solve on behalf of our owner/clients. He is responsible for all the financial documentation of our company, but he also stands ready to discuss aircraft sales and acquisitions, management recommendations and aircraft market overviews.
A former firefighter and first responder, Barry is a proud husband and father and very active in his Moody, AL Methodist Church.
Director of Operations
A twenty-year veteran of the aviation business, Thomas joined Priority Jet in 2016 as a line pilot. Before being promoted to Director of Operations he served as our Chief Pilot. Thomas was a flight instructor and NATO Specialist on the LearJet 35. He has experience providing on-demand flights for military training, air ambulance and hazardous materials. Besides managing our staff of pilots, Thomas is also part of our PJExperience team, making sure our on-board experience and flight operations run smoothly and professionally.
Director of Charter Sales and Marketing
Allie brings over 20 years’ experience in the “people” business to her position at Priority Jet. She has worked in the medical field, the critical care transportation business as well as in-flight customer service as a flight attendant for Delta Air Lines. A call or an inquiry to Priority Jet sets Allie and her team in motion to assure that our quotes are fair and competitive, our aircraft are available and ready for service and that every detail of our on-board experience is carefully attended to. Her charter team is on call 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and stands ready to make sure your trip is executed safely and as flawlessly as possible. Individuals, families and even large corporate travel departments have come to depend on Allie and the service she provides at Priority Jet.
When Allie is not tending to travel details, she enjoys being a mom to her teenage twin girls.
Director of Maintenance
Richard began his aviation career at Robins Air Force Base in 1985 after completing Aircraft Maintenance Technology school. He moved into supervisory and management positions at Zantop Airlines in the mid 1990’s and later supervised the maintenance of 165 airliners at Expressjet Airlines based at Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. Before coming to Priority Jet, he had lead and supervisory roles at Textron Cessna/Beechcraft.
Richard’s dedication to the highest standards of safety, his meticulous oversite of all the procedures performed on the planes and his talent to anticipate issues assures that the Priority Jet fleet operates safely, effectively and timely.
Priority Jet’s Location
500 AVIATION WAY
PEACHTREE CITY, GA 30269