Rene Banglesdorf is a repeat aviation industry founder, CEO and board member who helps management teams and boards make rapid, thoughtful decisions to drive profitability and improve retention, engagement, and safety. She is the CEO of JETME–an emerging company that is revolutionizing private jet travel by making it affordable and convenient.
In this episode, host Mindi Linscombe hears more of Rene’s story, fascinating journey, and diverse career in the field of aviation. The cover topics on “creating a life worth celebrating” and specifics such as:
How challenges shape us as leaders and build character, what questions to ask if you’re invited to be on a board of directors, trends and opportunities in the aviation industry, lessons learned in being a strong and competent female leader, what Rene is doing to encourage the next generation of female leaders in aviation, what is JETME and how you can fly a private jet instead of commercial, drone delivery, and more.
If that’s not enough, here’s a bit more on Rene’s remarkable accomplishments. As a board member for the FAA’s Women in Aviation Advisory Board, she provides independent recommendations and strategies to solve the impending aviation workforce shortage and identify opportunities to encourage female students and aviators to pursue a career in aviation. Previously, Rene was the CEO & Founder of Charlie Bravo Aviation, which brokered ~$1B in private aircraft transactions. She remains Chairman of the Board, and is a board director at Wingform.
Rene is also deeply involved in mobilizing resources and private/public partnerships in response to crises and disasters – after Hurricanes Katrina and Harvey and earthquakes in Haiti, for example – with the Sky Hope Disaster Relief Network.
Learn more by listening to her podcasts (Private Aviation Insider’s Guide, and Defying the Status Quo with Empowered Women) or check out her books “Crushing Mediocrity: 10 Ways to Rise Above the Status Quo,” and “Stand Up: How to Flourish When the Odds Are Stacked Against You.”
Find our more about Rene and her work at www.renebanglesdorf.com and on Instagram at @renebanglesdorf and @fly.jetme.
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