Hilton Head, SC—Industry respected trainer and facilitator, Sunshine McCarthy, who most recently served as Vice President, Facilitator and Strategist for ServiceElements of Scottsdale, Arizona, has joined Baldwin Aviation as Director of Training. In her new role, she will be responsible for developing and expanding current and new offerings for clients and industry workshops and training events.
A graduate of Geneva College in Beaver Falls, Pennsylvania and a former Community Development volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps in Cape Verde, Africa, she holds a Master’s Degree in Experiential Education, and has broad international business experience in the aviation industry.
“Sunshine McCarthy brings a wealth of expertise to the Baldwin team,” noted Don Baldwin, Baldwin Aviation’s founder and chief executive officer. “She has an established reputation in organizational management, training, customer service and staff development--all areas that will be valuable in working with our expanding list of flight operations.”
Prior to joining Baldwin, Sunshine served as Vice President, Facilitator and Strategist for ServiceElements. She came to the post after having served as Vice President of Commercial Aviation for MedAire, Inc. a medical service provider to the aviation industry. Sunshine is also a former member of the NBAA Schedulers & Dispatchers committee.
Earlier in her career, she worked for US Airways as a Training Specialist and Manager of Cabin Safety. She holds a Certificate in Aviation Safety from the University of Southern California and is an active member of the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Schedulers and Dispatchers Committee and serves on the Ambassadors Sub-Committee.
About Baldwin Aviation
Headquartered in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, Baldwin Aviation was the first implementer to achieve IS-BAO registration in 2007 and was recently designated as the first IS-BAO Support Services Affiliate. Baldwin’s staff combines more than a century of business aviation experience to offer valuable safety programs, mentoring, and support to ground operations, maritime, rotary and fixed wing flight organizations, regardless of size. Its products also include a range of programs designed for flight department startups and support programs for evolving flight organizations. Visit www.BaldwinAviation.com for more information.
Don Baldwin, who is a former chairman of the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Board of Directors, leads the firm’s highly experienced staff of experts. They have combined their expertise to develop Safety Management Systems that are based on state-of-the-art technology, established resources, and consistent monitoring of client operations. Baldwin Aviation also offers a 24-hour help line, JetDesk®, to provide round the clock counsel and assistance. Visit www.BaldwinAviation.com for more information.
Sunshine McCarthy will assist organizations by encouraging communication and the reporting of mistakes or failures to accommodate for organizational learning without fear of reprisal or punishment.
The company’s financial investment and educational support of aviation safety is administered primarily through two programs: The Vista Elite Program and the SM4 Safety Program.