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board members

Manny de Jesus

President

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Manuel De Jesus is the Founder and President of MD Turbines, MD Turbines Repairs and MD Turbines Logistics. He has an A&P license and has worked in various capacities in the aviation industry. His passion for aviation started at the age of 16 and developed to the point where in 2011, he decided to start his own company to be able to meet the changing needs of the clients in the industry. Today, with over 20 years of experience, his drive continues to be intact & his businesses continue to grow. In 2017 he received the FAA certificate, and in 2021 he was recognized by the GMAA with a Corporate Achievement Award.

Maggie Burghardt

Vice President of Accounting

Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New York, Maggie joined the MD Turbines’ Accounting Department in April 2012. She has been in the aviation industry since 1998. Maggie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Dominican World University.

Edda de Jesus

Managing Partner

Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Edda De Jesus is the VP of Client Services at MD Turbines. With a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, one of her top skills is the optimization of complex processes/organizations, which makes her the adequate person responsible for ensuring client satisfaction as well as streamline business operations at MD Turbines. Edda joined MD Turbines back in 2015 and brings over 20 years of proven expertise in the management field.

Jacqueline Fernandez

Managing Partner

Jacqueline Fernandez is the Sr. Vice President of the Materials Group at TrueAero. She is a 28-year aviation veteran with expertise in aftermarket supply chain solutions, including executive leadership, M&A, and nose-to-tail support for the largest airlines and MROs in the world. She has extensive experience in product management across Boeing and Airbus fleets and a proven track record of reinvigorating and creating a healthy organization.

Gail Cardenas

Managing Partner

Gail Holguin is the Chief Operating Officer of National Aero Stands and was formerly the VP of Sales & Marketing. She has extensive expertise in managing multiple aviation and aerospace tasks. Gail is enormously skilled in Negotiation, Business Development, Customer Service, Jet Engine Repair Management, Airframe Rotables Procurement & Management, Conference & Event Planning, Strategic Marketing, and Worldwide Logistics.

Maggie Burghardt

Vice President of Accounting

Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New York, Maggie joined the MD Turbines’ Accounting Department in April 2012. She has been in the aviation industry since 1998. Maggie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Dominican World University.

Ramon M Berenguer

Ramon M Berenguer

Founder

Born and raised in Ponce, Puerto Rico USA. Currently the Business Development Director at STRADE powered by SR Technics for the Americas Region. Previously, he has held customer facing positions for AIRBUS, SATAIR, Kellstrom Aerospace amongst others. He is the Founder of the Florida Aviation Network. With over 20 years of experience in the Aviation industry. Served in the US ARMY as a Helicopter Crew Chief in the USA, Europe, and Middle East. Member of the Royal Aeronautical Society. Coffee producer, outdoor enthusiast, dog and horse enthusiast.

Maggie Burghardt

Vice President of Accounting

Born in the Dominican Republic and raised in New York, Maggie joined the MD Turbines’ Accounting Department in April 2012. She has been in the aviation industry since 1998. Maggie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from the Dominican World University.