Chris Morales, Vice President
Originally from Tampa, Florida, Chris received a Bachelor’s degree in Airway Science, Professional Pilot Curriculum, from the University of Central Texas. He holds FAA pilot’s licenses for Private, Instrument, Commercial, CFI, CFII, and MEI. Chris started his aviation sales career in 1994 as a demonstration pilot and Sales Director for a Florida based Mooney dealer.
In 1997 – 2008, Chris expanded his domestic sales experience by moving to southern California and accepting a Regional Sales Director position with Raytheon Aircraft Company. He had great success selling new Beechcraft piston and King Air products in California before expanding his experience internationally. From 2008 -2014, Chris gained international sales and management experience by accepting a Regional Sales Manager role for the expanded Hawker Beechcraft Corporation. His sales responsibilities included new Hawker Jet products throughout the Caribbean, Mexico and the Americas. Additionally, Chris developed leadership experience with managing a distribution team of highly successful, internationally based, channel partners.
After the Textron merger with Beechcraft in 2014 -2016, Chris expanded his product knowledge with responsibility for the sale of the Cessna Citation and Caravan series. Chris’s experience, product knowledge, and vast network gained over the last 20+ years is a tremendous asset to JetHQ and the customers we serve.