Mitch Hamilton — (Jacksonville, FL)
Mitch Hamilton has represented the Education Fund as a Board member since January 2015. In his current role, he serves as the Marketing Chairman. He's constantly on the move, working to identify opportunities to share information about the NGPA Education Fund.
Mitch's passion for aviation began at a young age, and he gives credit to his grandfather. His grandfather flew "right seat" with many U.S. Navy Admirals. Mitch learned about aviation from the ground up, literally. He watched his grandfather hand build several airplanes, and he flies one of those, today. After serving more than 9 years in the U.S. Air Force, Mitch attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University - Daytona Beach, FL campus. His focus concentrated around Aviation Law, Homeland Security, business administration and Flight. Mitch currently holds a Multi Engine Private rating, and tail wheel endorsement.
Mitch currently is based in Newark, NJ (EWR) assigned to inflight services with United Airlines. This career opportunity allow Mitch to be on the front lines in the aviation community. When he's not working or volunteering, he prefers to be in the air. He's always in the mood to fly!