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Get To Know Canvas

From the moment the Wright Brothers took to the sky, flying meant freedom and independence. Somehow, the industry has taken away much of the joy and flexibility from aircraft ownership—and from the journey itself. 

Canvas Aviation was created by aviation experts who recognized that changes in service level needs, the economy, or flight requirements led clients to transition aircraft types or programs about every two-and-a-half years.

We have created a disruptive model that offers ease of transition between charter flights, fractional aircraft ownership and whole aircraft ownership.

Learn more about the history of Canvas Aviation. 


Dan spent 11 years as a top-rated NetJets and Marquis Jet Vice President of Sales and previously as an executive with the Cincinnati International Airport Board. Dan pioneered the sale of fractional shares in the secondary market by creating the first online trading marketplace, FracTrade. Today, Dan leads Canvas Private Aviation - a comprehensive business aviation solution evolving from the progression of aircraft sales, FracTrade and Charter. Buy a used fractional share, buy a preowned fractional share, sell a used fractional share, sell a preowned fractional share, trade my fractional share, buy a netjets share, buy a flexjet share, sell my netjets share, sell my flexjet share

Dan Dugger
President

Greenville, SC

Dan is an innovator, always fighting for the side of the owner. During his 25 years of general aviation industry experience, Dan spent 11 years as a top-rated NetJets and Marquis Jet Vice President of Sales and previously as an executive with the Cincinnati International Airport Board.

In 2006, Dan pioneered the sale of fractional shares in the secondary market by creating the first online trading marketplace, FracTrade.

Today, Dan leads Canvas Private Aviation - a Greenville, SC based, firm specializing in buying and selling private airplanes, fractional ownership, and private charter flights for individuals and businesses alike. 

He is a member of the American Association of Airport Executives and the National Business Aviation Association, and serves on the Board of Directors for JAARS. He holds a degree in Business Administration and Commercial Aviation and is a commercially licensed private pilot.

 

DAN.Dugger@canvasaviation.com |   864.244.3462   

 

Greg previously served as an executive at Bombardier and FlexJet.  Greg has completed hundreds of fractional transactions for customers across the globe. Every day Greg represents clients moving in and out of fractional aircraft ownership as well as acquisition and disposition of whole aircraft, jet card sales, and on demand charter services.  Buy a used fractional share, buy a preowned fractional share, sell a used fractional share, sell a preowned fractional share, trade my fractional share, buy a netjets share, buy a flexjet share, sell my netjets share, sell my flexjet share

Greg Cummings
Director of Sales

Oklahoma City, OK

Greg has been a strategic pioneer in business world for more than 22 years specializing in private aviation solutions, previously serving as an executive at Bombardier and FlexJet. 

As one of the industry’s top subject matter experts, Greg has completed hundreds of fractional transactions for customers across the globe. Every day Greg represents Canvas Aviation clients moving in and out of fractional aircraft ownership as well as acquisition and disposition of whole aircraft, jet card sales, and on demand charter services. 

Greg resides in Crescent, Oklahoma, with his wife and three daughters. As Mayor of Crescent, he is active in his community and serves on the Board of Directors for the Logan County Economic Development Council.  He holds a Master’s degree in Industrial & Organizational Psychology.

 

GREG.cummings@canvasaviation.com   |  864.244.3462, x106   

 

Randy has been part of the general aviation industry for more than 35 years serving in every area of sales, management, maintenance and flight operations. Specializing in aircraft acquisition, disposition and management, there's no technical expert that knows more about aligning your needs to aircraft buying and selling decisions.  Prior to joining Canvas, Randy founded Southjet Aviation, which specializes in aircraft sales and management. Randy also spent time at Stevens Aviation and held numerous positions such as Director of Flight Operations, Chief Pilot, and Director of Marketing. Randy received a degree in Aeronautical Science and Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  Randy is an ATP pilot with type ratings in an array of business jets. He has more than 10,500 hours flight time and flies regularly. 

RANDY KNOWLTON
Director of WHOLE AIRCRAFT SALES & MANAGEMENT

Greenville, SC

Randy has been part of the general aviation industry for more than 35 years serving in every area of sales, management, maintenance and flight operations. Specializing in aircraft acquisition, disposition and management, there's no technical expert that knows more about aligning your needs to aircraft buying and selling decisions. 

Prior to joining Canvas Aviation, Randy founded Southjet Aviation, which specializes in aircraft sales and management. Randy also spent time at Stevens Aviation and held numerous positions such as Director of Flight Operations, Chief Pilot, and Director of Marketing.

Randy received a degree in Aeronautical Science and Management from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.  Randy is an ATP pilot with type ratings in an array of business jets. He has more than 10,500 hours flight time and flies regularly. 

randy.knowlton@canvasaviation.com

864.244.3462, ext. 104

 

Prior to joining the Canvas team, Igor owned International Support, a Brazilian sales, management, and charter company that specialized in Gulfstream aircraft. Igor is a commercially licensed private pilot in both the United States and Brazil. Igor earned a marketing degree from the University of São Paulo. He is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish. Igor participates actively in his community, where he supports charities for the homeless and elderly.  

Igor Costa
Director of Sales

Sao Paulo, Brazil

Prior to joining the Canvas team, Igor owned International Support, a Brazilian sales, management, and charter company that specialized in Gulfstream aircraft. Igor is a commercially licensed private pilot in both the United States and Brazil.

Igor earned a marketing degree from the University of São Paulo. He is fluent in Portuguese, English, and Spanish. Igor participates actively in his community, where he supports charities for the homeless and elderly.   

igor.costa@canvasaviation.com     |     55.11.99931.1411

 


Christine has more than 20 years of experience in contracts, office administration, project management, and sales. She has worked in various sales and operations support roles at Canvas Aviation. Currently, she is focused on cost competitive execution and operational effectiveness with a keen eye for organizational readiness, invoice management, and project budgets. She also supports flight operations and manages the office.       Christine holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mary Washington College and a Masters in Business Administration from Anderson University.

CHRISTINE SEIDEL
FINANCE MANAGER

Greenville, SC

Christine has more than 20 years of experience in contracts, office administration, project management, and sales.

She has worked in various sales and operations support roles at Canvas Aviation. Currently, she is focused on cost competitive execution and operational effectiveness with a keen eye for organizational readiness, invoice management, and project budgets. 

Christine holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from Mary Washington College and a Masters in Business Administration from Anderson University.

 

CHRISTINE.seidel@canvasaviation.com     |    864.244.3462, EXT. 103


Kirstin brings 15 years of professional experience in sales and client account management, strategy, project management, marketing and communications serving diverse, global industries including oil, gas & power, technology, non-profit ministry and now private aviation. Kirstin’s role at Canvas includes strategic development, sales management and marketing. Specifically, she serves the client by supporting every stage of every transaction to ensure no detail is left unchecked. Kirstin has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Information Management & Systems and Business Administration. She is also holds a PMP certificate as a Project Management Professional. 

KIRSTIN BOLT
DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT

Greenville, SC

Kirstin brings 15 years of professional experience in sales and client account management, strategy, project management, marketing and communications serving diverse, global industries including oil, gas & power, technology, non-profit ministry and now private aviation.

Kirstin’s role at Canvas includes strategic development, sales management and marketing. Specifically, she serves the client by supporting every stage of every transaction to ensure no detail is left unchecked.

Kirstin has a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Information Management & Systems and Business Administration. She is also holds a PMP certificate as a Project Management Professional. 

Kirstin.bolt@canvasaviation.com     |    864.244.3462, EXT. 107