Andrew is a founding team member of the Buckeye Tigers aviation program which launched in Columbus Ohio in 2008. Andrew is an aviation professional with over 20 years of experience in the aviation industry including flight education, general, corporate, airline, and military aviation operations. Andrew currently serves as a First Officer for a major US airline and is a member of the United States Air Force Reserves.
Eric Haynesworth has been volunteering with the ACE Academy for the past decade. Over the years, he has been a camp team leader and has recently begun capturing camp activities as a photographer and providing other forms of background support. Eric has had a passion for aviation since childhood, worked in general aviation as a contract pilot, and currently works in the public utilities sector.
Michael Milton is a Columbus, Ohio Native. He joined the Buckeye Tigers in 2008. Michael graduated from the Ohio State University and is a Delta Airlines Captain on the Airbus 320 out of Detroit, Michigan. Michael is responsible for the ACE camp photos, videos and is our camp treasurer.
John C. Mitchell is the son of an original Tuskegee Airmen and a founding team member of the Buckeye Tigers ACE Academy. He is the past President of the Ohio Memorial Chapter of the Tuskegee Airmen Inc., and a retired Airline Captain with over forty years of flying experience.
Jerome Willis is a founding team member of the Buckeye Tigers ACE Academy. He is a graduate of West Virginia State University and has been a licensed Commercial Pilot for over 30 years. He began his flying career with Wheeler Airlines flying passengers and later cargo all over the United States. In addition to his flying experience, Jerome has worked with and coordinated various youth programs while mentoring and teaching life skills to those in the community, and has been recognized by the community through various awards for his dedication over the last 30 years.