Winfred (Joe) Garst, PhD - CEO

Winfred J. Garst Jr. (Joe) spent a career in the United States Air Force (USAF) as an aviator. His USAF career of twenty six years, of which thirteen were spend overseas (Japan, Ecuador, Germany) involved both command, diplomatic and staff positions. He flew numerous aircraft performing as both instructor and flight examiner. He retired from the USAF in 1995 in the grade of Colonel. He remains active in aviation, flying a number of civilian jets, and holds an Air Transportation Pilot rating as well as various instructor ratings. Prior to becoming one of the co-founders of Electric Jet LLC Joe spent eight years working for Cambata Aviation Inc. in a variety of capacities. His education includes a BA from Old Dominion University, MA from the Naval Postgraduate School, and a PhD from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.