Weh established CSI in 1979 and is responsible for the company’s growth and diversified aviation services. He also served as a career Marine Corps Reserve Officer, retiring a Colonel. His active service includes three wars, Vietnam to Iraq, and the U.S. expedition into Somalia. He has served on numerous boards and civic organizations and was appointed by the Secretary of Defense to the Defense Business Board in 2020. He previously served as Chairman of the Defense Board for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve, 2002-2003. Weh was named one of New Mexico’s Business Weekly’s “Top CEO’s” in New Mexico in 2012. Weh was also the Republican U.S. Senate nominee for New Mexico in 2014. He holds B.S. and M.A. degrees from The University of New Mexico and completed executive programs at The U.S. Foreign Service Institute and Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Collins joined CSI in 2013 and is responsible for the oversight of the company’s daily operations. Prior to joining CSI, Collins worked for United Airlines where he was a senior Captain qualified in four different aircraft. He is a retired Major General in the Marine Corps Reserve, and served as an F/A-18 Hornet pilot. As a Major General, he served tours as the Assistant to the Commander of US Northern Command & North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) in Colorado Springs and previously as Commanding General of the 4th Marine Air Wing. Collins is a veteran of the Persian Gulf War, and campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan. He holds a B.A. degree from St. Olaf College and was recognized by the College with the distinguished alumni award, He is a graduate of the Aviation Safety Senior Officer Course at the Naval Post Graduate School, Monterey, CA, among numerous other Professional Military Education courses.
Dunn is responsible for CSI’s Business Development and Service functions, including management of the external resources CSI employs to support its business development activities. He is a Lieutenant Colonel in the U.S. Army National Guard and a Senior Aviator flying the UH-60 Blackhawk. He has served yearlong deployments in Kosovo, Afghanistan and Iraq and served along the Mexican border as part of Operation JUMPSTART. He has been with CSI since 2001 and holds a B.B.A. from Stephen F. Austin State University.
Orehek is responsible for CSI’s administration department. His responsibilities include facilities and office management, human resources, company policies and procedures, communications and sourcing and contracting a broad variety of products and services for CSI and its affiliates. Orehek also manages the CSI compliance system, enabling CSI to perform to a high standard in the heavily regulated aviation and healthcare industries. Prior to joining CSI, he worked for Los Alamos National Security as the Procurement Operations Manager. He served in the U.S. Army, including service in Iraq as a Civil Military Operations Planner. He holds a B.A. from Arizona State University and an M.S. from Troy State University.
Azua is responsible for the oversight of CSI’s medical flight department, integral to the company’s Part 135 flight operations. Her duties include compliance, quality assurance, staffing and training. She has over 20 years of experience in emergency and critical care flight medicine. Prior to joining CSI, she was the Regional Director for an air medical transportation company. She holds a B.S. in Nursing from the University of Phoenix and an A.A. Degree in Nursing from the University of New Mexico. Current certifications include, CEN, BLS, ACLS, PALS and NRP.
Vince is responsible for the management of the company’s FAA Part 135 Flight Operations department. His responsibilities include the supervision of all organic flight operations personnel, managing the company’s FAA approved Air Carrier General Operations Program, ensuring the operational integrity and regulatory compliance of all DOD (CARB) contracted operations and CSI’s air ambulance and commercial flight operations. Before Joining CSI, he held several key positions at L3 Technologies, Inc. involving management of major DOD contracts. He is a retired U.S. Coast Guard Lieutenant Commander, and Naval Aviator, and also served in the U.S. Army as an Instructor Pilot, Flight Examiner, and staff officer. He previously served as CSI’s Vice President of Business Development and Government Contract initiatives. Vince Van Ness was also inducted into the US Coast Guard Hall of Fame in fall of 2020.
Rich is responsible for the strategic growth and management of CSI’s Government Services. His oversight includes developing new business solutions with government customers and industry partners, and the management and execution of new and existing aviation programs—both domestic and international. Prior to joining CSI, he has worked with several Part 135 DOD CARB operators as an executive and/or senior consultant driving substantial growth into new markets in rotary and fixed wing operations. He is retired U.S. Air Force Senior NCO serving as an Aircrew Instructor Loadmaster in C-17 Globemaster expeditionary airlift aircraft, specializing in remote airdrop, cargo and logistics operations globally. Rich has worked with CSI as an industry partner since 2017 and joined the CSI team exclusively in 2021.
Tonja McMullan is responsible for CSI’s financial and accounting operations. She has 25 years of experience leading financial and accounting affairs in commercial organizations. McMullan joined CSI in 2021 and holds a BBA with a concentration in Accounting from the University of New Mexico.
Voss joined CSI in 2020 and is responsible for advising senior management on all aspects of aircraft maintenance and outsourced MRO support. He has had an accomplished career and last served as CEO of Great Lakes Airlines. Voss has been a licensed Airframe and Powerplant Mechanic for over forty years and is a commercial pilot with over 8,000 flying hours.