Board of Directors

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Troy Gaffey

Mr. Gaffey was formerly Chief Engineer and Senior Vice President of Research and Engineering at Bell Helicopter. He is one of the most experienced executives and vertical lift aeronautical engineers in the aircraft industry today. Troy has been instrumental in the design and development of numerous civilian and military helicopters, and has extensive expertise in the areas of Project Management, Tiltrotor Design/Technology, Rotorcraft Aeromechanics, and Test and Evaluation.
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David Brody

Founder
Mr. Brody founded AVX in 2005. He was the former Chairman and CEO of the company. Currently, David is an attorney focusing on complex domestic and international commercial transactions. He is an inventor and author of three books.
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Don Taylor

Chairman
Mr. Taylor was formerly Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Bell Helicopter Textron with responsibility for Finance, USG and Commercial Contracts Administration and Information Technology.  Mr. Taylor earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Missouri and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.  He has also completed Advanced Management Programs at Harvard and Insead in France.
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Scott Pomeroy

Mr. Pomeroy has served on the AVX Board since 2009. In 2013 he founded Pinnacle Medical Partners. The company sold to private equity investors in 2017 and he has continued with the newly capitalized company serving as the Chief Strategy Officer. Prior to 2013, Mr. Pomeroy served as the CFO of Dex Media overseeing equity and debt capital raises of more than $10 billion and as the CEO and founder of Local Insight Media. Local Insight was a portfolio company of Welsh Carson Anderson and Stowe.
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Brett Jackson

Brett has been a principal investor in AVX since 2007 and served as VP of Business Development from 2007-2014. Previously, Brett joined Crocs, Inc. in 2002 as an early employee and original investor. Brett is a Managing Director and Limited Partner in several early-stage venture capital funds.
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Scott Kasprowicz

Mr. Kasprowicz is the Former Deputy Secretary of Transportation for the Commonwealth of Virginia. Former CEO of Texel Corporation, a communications systems integration company, which Scott sold in 1999. In 2008, Scott set a new around-the-world circumnavigation record in a helicopter, which was recognized with the Vertical Flight Society’s Igor I. Sikorsky International Trophy.