Jeff Wehrenberg, Interim President and Chief Operating Officer

Mr. Wehrenberg guides the operational performance of all aspects of the Airlift organization, including domestic and overseas operations, regulatory compliance, and safety and quality assurance. Mr. Wehrenberg has extensive management experience with airlines servicing the domestic commuter market, U.S. DOD, and allied forces worldwide. Mr. Wehrenberg attended the University of Wisconsin, Memphis State, Mississippi State University, and the Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota. Prior to joining AAR, Mr. Wehrenberg served as Senior Vice President and COO with North American Airlines, operating on behalf of the United States Transportation Command.


Brooks Bash, Chief Commercial Officer

Mr. Bash serves a Chief Commercial Officer for AAR Airlift Group, leading the company’s strategic marketing, business development, fleet planning, program management, and market diversification operations.   Mr. Bash has a distinguished 34-year career with the U.S. Air Force (Lieutenant General retired), most recently serving as Vice Commander, Air Mobility Command, responsible for the U.S. Air Force’s air mobility strategic transportation mission with a fleet of over 1,160 aircraft. He has been an operational commander at the squadron, group, wing, and task force levels and served as Deputy Executive Secretary for the National Security Council in the Executive Office of the President under two administrations. He is a highly decorated officer, a combat-experienced commander, and pilot with over 7000 hours of flight time.