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Creating gateways for aspiring young professionals and aviation focused charitable initiatives.


The IADA Foundation inspires the next generation of business aviation professionals through scholarships and education, creating gateways for young people to flourish in the industry. We also provide philanthropic support to aviation related charitable organizations. We are passionate and committed to ensuring the future of our business and to serve people in times of need.

The IADA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) charity, funded by the generous contributions of IADA Members.

The mission of the IADA Foundation is supported by three pillars: Scholarship. Education. Philanthropy.


The IADA Foundation provides scholarships for the most qualified university students pursuing a career in business aviation.

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To learn more about
IADA Business Aviation Scholarship


IADA provides scholarships for learning and leadership opportunities for IADA NextGen professionals, including:

  • NBAA Leadership
  • UVA Darden School of Business/Georgia State University
  • IADA Foundation Leadership Programs
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Current IADA Members
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IADA has established an account for contributions to disaster relief, actuation-supported initiatives and aviation-related philanthropic causes, including:

  • NBAA Hero
  • Angel Flight
  • Corporate Angel Network


  • Johnny Foster / Chair
    President & CEO, OGARAJETS
  • Suzanne Meiners-Levy / Vice-Chair
    Shareholder, Advocate Consulting Legal Group, PLLC
  • Jay Gantt / Secretary
    President, Gantt Aviation, Inc.
  • Frank Janik / Treasurer
    Partner & Senior EVP, Aircraft Transactions & Consulting, Leading Edge Aviation Solutions, LLC
  • Heather Wolff Griffin / Member at Large
    COO & General Counsel, Jet Sense Aviation, LLC
  • Megha Bhatia / Member at Large, Scholarship Committee Chair
    Chief Strategy, Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI)
  • David Deitch / Member At Large
    Vice President of Sales, Jet Aviation