Mar 22, 2017
From 2015: René Banglesdorf is co-founder and CEO of Charlie Bravo Aviation, an Austin, TX-based company that buys, sells and leases corporate aircraft worldwide. She applies a background in business journalism and marketing from several industries to the company she started with two private aviation veterans in 2008. Charlie Bravo works with government entities, nonprofits, corporations both large and small, and private individuals, and has closed deals in more than 30 different countries ranging from hundreds of thousands to $40+ million.
René is part of an elite group-only four percent of high-level aviation positions are held by women in North America and Europe. René serves as a spokesperson for business aviation and women in aviation in speaking and press appearances all over the world.
She sits on the governing board of Phoenix Arising Aviation Academy, a group that teaches the love of STEM learning through aviation in her local community. She also serves on the advisory board of Sky Hope Network, a charitable organization that utilizes business aviation to help in times of natural disaster or life-threatening situations. René is an active member of the Women Presidents Organization, International Aviation Women's Association, the National Business Aircraft Association and the National Air Transportation Association President's Council.
René met her husband and Charlie Bravo Aviation co-founder, Curt, while studying journalism at Ohio University. To satisfy her passion for writing, René is an editorial contributor to several aviation business publications in the US, Europe and China. http://www.wepushtin.com