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Safety and Technology Solutions - Team

Joseph J. Moeggenberg

Founder, CEO and President, Argus

Joe has over 35 years of experience in the aviation industry and is a commercial-rated pilot with over 4,000 hours of flight experience. In 1977, Joe founded American Air Services, which was acquired by NetJets in 1987 and renamed Executive Jet Management (EJM). Joe remained president and CEO of EJM following the acquisition, and in 1992 he was named President of NetJets. After leaving NetJets in 1995, he went on to form ARGUS International, Inc., and has since then successfully led the company to rapid growth.

Michael R. Midkiff

Chief Information Officer, Argus

Mike worked with NetJets for 15 years, and is regarded for having developed NetJets’ IntelliJet computerized resource planning system - one of the most sophisticated applications within the business aviation industry. Following NetJets, he worked as a consultant for several early-stage technology companies assisting on the design and functionality of their management operating systems. Since joining ARGUS in 2008, Mike has led the Information Technology office, and has been the principal architect of AVMOSYS, ARGUS’ proprietary flight scheduling software.

Scott A. Liston

Executive Vice President, Business Development, Argus

Scott started his career in aviation by joining NetJets in 1985, where he managed customer service, flight management, charter sales and vendor relations, apart from managing NetJets’ Europe and Middle East operations. In 2000, he founded and led Air Chef Holdings, LLC, which is now the world’s largest provider of catering services to the private aviation community. Scott joined ARGUS in 2008, and currently manages the company’s business development initiatives and strategic partnerships, as well as sales and marketing for AVMOSYS.

Terry D. Webb

Executive Vice President, PROS, Argus

Terry has over 20 years of experience working in the aviation industry. Previously with United Airlines, he held various management positions, including academic instructor for B-737 Systems and Safety Orientation for new hires. Notably, Terry was a founding participant in the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) program, an internationally recognized system designed to assess an airline’s adherence to safety protocols. All major carriers belong to the International Airline Transport Association (IATA) and must be IOSA-compliant. At ARGUS since 2007, he oversees the Company’s audit and charter operator rating business.

William E. Yantiss

Executive Vice President, PRISM, Argus

Bill has 20 years of experience with the Air Force as an instructor and Operational Test & Evaluation Test Pilot. He has 20 years’ experience in multiple management positions at United Airlines and maintained qualification as a B757/B767 Captain. Bill is credited with significant leadership in the development of the IATA Operational Safety Audit (IOSA) program that has been adopted as the “gold standard” for airline safety certification. He joined ARGUS to direct the PRISM System Management division.

Shirley J. Mason

Senior Vice President, Market Intelligence, Argus

Shirley has over 20 years’ experience serving as Vice President for ARGUS. Shirley has developed the business aviation consultancy arm of the company, managing a wide range of projects for customers from various spheres of the general aviation industry. Under her leadership, ARGUS successfully launched the TRAQPak program, offering services to charter companies, fractional operators, fuel providers, OEMs, aviation service providers and FBOs. Prior to joining ARGUS, Shirley worked with Procter & Gamble at their health care research center, where she developed and implemented ongoing brand perception, market assessment, customer preference, customer satisfaction and business-to-business research projects.