Curt Castagna, C.M. has a diverse background and more than 35 years of proven expertise in all aspects of aviation and airport consulting and management services. Castagna is President and CEO of the Aeroplex business entities, which include general aviation and business aircraft centers located at the Long Beach and Van Nuys Airports. He has… Continue reading Curt Castagna, C.M.
Team Category: Staff
Justin Castagna, C.M., P.M.P.
Justin Castagna has more than 12 years of airport and aviation development and management experience at various commercial and general aviation airports throughout California and beyond. Starting as a line service technician for Signature Flight Support, he then worked as an Airport Operations Officer at four different airports before landing at Aeroplex. Justin is the… Continue reading Justin Castagna, C.M., P.M.P.
Ian Bell, C.M.
Ian Bell has accumulated over 12 years of airport and aviation property management experience. Starting as an entry-level building maintenance contractor, he was involved in the management of Aeroplex and other like facilities. Ian is now the Operations and Site Manager at Aeroplex Group Partners, overseeing over 20 acres of Aeroplex properties at the Van… Continue reading Ian Bell, C.M.
Luis Trujillo, C.M., P.M.P.
Luis Trujillo graduated in 2016 from California State University, Los Angeles, with a Bachelors’ of Science in Aviation Administration, where he played soccer on an athletic Scholarship. Luis has nearly a decade of diverse experience in the aviation industry, including operations, consulting, administrative, business development and project management. Luis oversees the leasing and day to… Continue reading Luis Trujillo, C.M., P.M.P.
Erica Distler has over 10 years of experience across different administrative departments including accounting, customer service, human resources, fleet operations, account management, sales and finance. The variety of tasks involved with Erica’s position as an Administrator at Aeroplex provides welcomed daily challenges. Erica’s capability, knowledge and expertise has allowed her to excel in a fast-paced… Continue reading Erica Distler
Maria “Liz” Cabrera
Maria “Liz” Cabrera has over 9 years of administrative experience from working in the banking industry for notable banks such as Wells Fargo and Bank of New York Mellon. Liz’s experience includes financial accounting, mortgage document handling, processing financial documents, credit investigation and analyzing financial reports. As an administrator for Aeroplex, Liz is responsible for… Continue reading Maria “Liz” Cabrera
Daniel Sanchez has diverse experience across a variety of industries including property management, self-storage, retail, and sports management. With over 6 years of property management experience, Daniel’s career transition to Aeroplex Group Partners came naturally. Prior to coming to Aeroplex, Daniel started as a groundskeeper, worked his way up the ranks, and promoted to a Property Manager. As a manager, Daniel developed the skills to excel in daily business operational tasks, fostering positive tenant… Continue reading Daniel Sanchez
Jose Alas has over 16 years of experience in commercial building maintenance, facility management, customer service, as well as property and vendor management. As Facility Manager at Aeroplex Group Partners, Jose is responsible for the overall management of numerous facilities at the Van Nuys Airport (VNY) and manages the cost tracking of operations budget and… Continue reading Jose Alas
Osvaldo “Ozzy” Vargas
Osvaldo “Ozzy” Vargas has over 8 years of experience in facility management, commercial building maintenance and upkeep, project oversight and quality assurance. Ozzy is Facility Maintenance Manager at Aeroplex Group Partners and is responsible for the overall management and maintenance of the Aeroplex facility at Long Beach Airport (LGB). He oversees all of the daily… Continue reading Osvaldo “Ozzy” Vargas
Pedro Zuñiga Jr. has been working with Aeroplex Group Partners as a Facilities Manager since 2019. He assists the city of Santa Monica with the daily oversight of the Santa Monica Airport (SMO) self-service fuel island and leasing of the facilities managed by Aeroplex at SMO. Pedro also ensures tenants and users are in compliance… Continue reading Pedro Zuñiga