VP, Ladd Gardner Aviation Insurance
Angie began her career in aviation insurance 12 years ago with Cannon Aviation. She served as President of the agency for 5 years and then joined up with Ladd Gardner Aviation to further excel in the warbird insurance arena. Angie graduated from Embry-Riddle in Florida. Her experience includes FAA, Systems Safety Engineer for Boeing, and aircraft accident investigation.
Assistant Regional Manager, Cartvertising
Ann-Marie joined NWOC in 2016 to help out with the Virginia Beach event, then assumed all the administrative responsibilities for the Houston event this year. And other than an understaffed bar and ice-cold meeting rooms, managed to pull off a successful event. On to 2019 and Tucson!
EAA Warbirds of America
Bill joined the staff at EAA Warbirds of America in 2002. He holds a private pilot certificate, and enjoys aviation, outdoor sports, and collects WWII militaria.
Marketing Director & Aircraft Sales, Courtesy Aircraft
Joining Courtesy Aircraft Sales in July 2009, handling aircraft sales and marketing, Darcy has worked in the industry since she was 16. She has her private pilot’s license and lives in Tennessee with her husband Quintin and their daughter Evie.
Jon "Huggy" Huggins
Lt Col, USAF, ret
Jon "Huggy" Huggins is involved with warbirds and the airshow industry as a performer, announcer, and organizer. He currently flies the L-39 and T-38/F-5 and is also rated in the T-33 and L-29.
President and Owner, Courtesy Aircraft
A pilot with FAA authorization to fly virtually any type of high performance ex-military surplus aircraft, he earned his pilots license in high school and sold his first warbird at age 18. When I was about 12 someone was giving rides in a Mustang for a dollar a minute, and I managed to buy about 35 minutes worth. I have proudly sold that same Mustang twice since then.”
Involved in aviation most of his life, Rick soloed at 14 in gliders eventually making a career flying airplanes. He’s owned his current T6 for the last 26 years. After joining the EAA Warbirds of America Board, he starting attending NWOC, and is a strong advocate for it's value to the community.