MEET THE LATITUDE 33 TEAM

Our team consists of passionate and experienced people,
who love what they do and always look forward to facing new challenges.

CASEY MILLER

President, Owner


Casey started Latitude 33 in 2006 with one Cessna CJ1+ and quickly grew the company to become today’s industry-recognized solution to private jet management. From acquisitions/sales, training, acceptance, and entry into service, Casey has become a recognized expert in the CitationJet series aircraft. Casey’s passion for aviation started as a child, on the lap of his father flying in the family tail dragger. Soloing at age 16, Casey quickly earned all of his ratings and certificates, becoming Captain on the Learjet at age 23 and then Captain on the Gulfstream at age 25 for Clay Lacy Aviation’s worldwide operations. At age 26 Casey began his airline career with a major U.S. carrier.

Casey has worked extensively with Bombardier/Learjet, Cessna, Embraer and Gulfstream, logged over 9,000 flight hours and holds type ratings in the Boeing 757/767, CJ Series, Challenger 300/350, Embraer Phenom 100/300, Gulfstream and Learjet 23-55 Series.

Casey holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Casey has worked extensively with Bombardier/Learjet, Cessna, Embraer and Gulfstream, logged over 9,000 flight hours and holds type ratings in the Boeing 757/767, CJ Series, Challenger 300/350, Embraer Phenom 100/300, Gulfstream and Learjet 23-55 Series.

SOLOMON SHORT

Director of Operations, Owner


Solomon joined the Latitude 33 team in 2011 and has played an integral role in adding value to the management process. Having worked as a Chief Pilot and Director of Operations for charter operators and management companies, Solomon possesses valuable knowledge and insight regarding many aspects of private aviation. Such knowledge and management expertise have added to Latitude 33’s already distinguished level of service and leadership. As Chief Operating Officer, he helps oversee the day-to-day operating activities, including client services, cost control, and company goal management. In addition to his various management positions, Solomon is also a highly accomplished pilot with operations as Pilot in Command throughout North America and Europe.

Solomon has worked extensively with Cessna, Raytheon and Dassault and has logged over 7,000 flight hours.

Solomon holds a degree in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

Solomon has worked extensively with Cessna, Raytheon and Dassault and has logged over 7,000 flight hours.

MICHAEL GIESBRECHT

Vice President of Business Operations


Michael brings over 17 years of experience as a business manager, marketer, entrepreneur and pilot to the Latitude 33 leadership team. Leveraging his background in technology and business development, Michael leads the company operations, sales, strategy and growth initiatives.

Michael holds an MBA from the University of San Diego, a bachelor’s degree from Metropolitan State University of Denver, and is the recipient of San Diego’s Top Marketing Executive Award.

DUSTIN DAVIS

Chief Pilot


Dustin has been flying part 135/91 for the previous 15 years throughout North and South America as well as the Caribbean. He has accumulated well over 3000 turbine PIC hours with 7 jet type ratings. Dustin also has PIC type ratings in CE-680, HS-125, CE-560XL, CE-500, IA-Jet, RA-390S, and CE-525. Dustin holds a bachelor’s degree from Point Loma Nazarene University.

DANIEL PEREZ

Assistant Chief Pilot


Danny is a 12-year Army veteran with more than 6 years of flying experience, logging over 3,000 hours. He holds type ratings in Challenger 605 (CL-604), CJ (CE-525), and Phenom 300 (EMB-505). In 2018, he was a recipient for the NBAA Inaugural Top 40 Under 40 and the SCAA CJ3 Type Rating Scholarship.

Since joining the Latitude 33 team in 2017, Danny has progressed from pilot, to Director of Training, to Assistant Chief Pilot.

JESSE CUNNINGHAM

Director of Charter


With over 10 years of sales experience and a commercial pilot certificate, Jesse combines his knowledge of the aviation industry with a strong background in sales to provide a well rounded experience for Latitude 33. Jesse holds a Bachelor of Science from Utah Valley University.

CARYN ARMSTRONG

Director of Human Resources


Caryn brings over 25 years of business experience to the Latitude 33 Aviation team. Her background includes service within both small and large scale businesses with a primary focus on human resources and cost management strategies. She is a graduate of Long Beach State University with a degree in Business Administration and Finance.

JAMES LOGUE

Director of Maintenance


James grew up around aviation and has been a professional aircraft mechanic for over 10 years. He received his training from the National Aviation Academy. He has achieved the FAA AMT Award each year of his career and received the Gold Award three times. James was recognized as one of AMT’s 40 under 40 award winners in 2018.

His advanced training includes Challenger 300/350, Global Express and Embraer Phenom and Legacy maintenance training, along with Rockwell Collins and Honeywell avionics training. James has served in leadership roles for multiple MRO and charter operations. 

STEVE LA-HAISE

Director of Safety


Steve has been with Latitude 33 since 2016 and has 24 years of aviation experience. He has served as flight instructor for two flight schools and Chief Pilot for two Part 135 charter companies. With over eight thousand hours of flight time, he continues to fly charter in our Citation Jet Series aircraft. As Director of Safety, he promotes and maintains the Safety Management System, Emergency Response Plan and overall company safety standards.

TY BROWN

Controller


Ty brings over 15 years of progressive accounting experience, mostly in hospitality. He holds a bachelors degree in accounting and finance from Indiana University at Indianapolis and is also a licensed CPA in the state of Indiana. His love of aviation brought him to Latitude 33 in April of 2019. As the controller he oversees the accounting function and reporting, both internal and external.

MICAH ALLMON

Operations Manager


Micah has been deeply involved in aviation for nearly 10 years. He has specialized in ground operations and logistics associated with aircraft ranging from turboprops through heavy international jets. As Operations Manager, Micah ensures that each aircraft meets or exceeds the standards set by the Latitude 33 management team.

JUAN PABLO CASTRO

Aircraft Maintenance Manager


Juan Pablo brings over 27 years of aircraft maintenance experience to his role as Aircraft Maintenance Manager. Starting as an aircraft mechanic in a FAA Part 145 repair station, he performed B, C and D Checks on Airbus 319, Boeing 727, 737, Lockheed L-1011, and McDonnell Douglas DC-8. He progressed through the ranks and became a Director of Maintenance for a FAA Part 135 operation in 2013, working with diverse types of aircraft such as Cessna Citation X, Sovereign, CJs, Embraer Phenoms, and Pilatus PC-12.

Juan Pablo earned a B.S in Aviation Maintenance from Pedro Paulet Mostajo Institute of Aerospace Technology in Lima and holds a FAA Inspection Authorization.

PRISCILA MILANI

Marketing Manager


Priscila brings a combined 10 years of customer service, sales, and marketing experience. Her passion for marketing is supported by a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Marketing from California State University San Marcos.

At Latitude 33, Priscila puts her skills to work – focusing on digital marketing strategies for SEO, email, social media, and website.