The Goulian Aerosports Team

 

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Karin Goulian

Marketing and Sponsorship Director

“My entire life has been spent working with my family. I started working in my teens in my parent’s business in New York and eventually migrated over to working with my husband, Michael, and his family. I feel lucky to have been so close to my family all these years and have had the opportunity to travel to all corners of the earth! Learning about the aviation business and becoming a pilot has been a challenge and a thrill.”
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Pablo Branco

Team Manager

Pablo, born in Brasillia, Brazil grew up around aerobatic airplanes and motorsports. Always a fan of compatriot famous Formula 1 drivers Nelson Piquet and Ayrton Senna, Pablo comes from a Corporate Aviation background and is a fellow veteran team member in NASCAR, having flown for Nelson Piquet Jr during his years racing in Europe and the USA. His ability to combine his love for flying and racing makes him a natural for Team Coordinator.
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Chris Porter

Creative Marketing Director

Chris has held a lifelong fascination with flying. “I attended my first air show in 1991. Aviation took over my life from that day on. The posters I had on my wall changed from sports stars to Blue Angels and P-51’s. Today I get to combine that passion for flying with my creative side through photography and videography. ”
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Emily Mankins

Director of Hospitality

My background has been primarily in hospitality, with a focus in event coordination. I’ve been involved in everything from working the ramp for Atlantic Southeast Airlines to managing restaurants at world-class resorts. I thrive on the challenge each day brings. There’s never a dull moment, and we are constantly changing for the better. It is an honor to be part of Team Goulian, and I’m proud to call the air show circuit my family.
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Tim Kuhn

Transportation Manager

Having spent over 20 years in the NASCAR community, Tim has a wealth of experience that be brings to the world of air shows. He has driven support vehicles and managed logistical operations for some of the biggest names in auto racing including Hendrick and Anthenian Motorsports.
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Warren Cilliers

Red Bull Air Race Technician

Warren is a veteran technician specializing in aerobatic and high performance aircraft. He has been the Extra Aircraft Department Manager at Southeast Aero Services in St. Augustine, FL for the past 6 years and prior to that he worked with the South African Air Force. He is a well rounded pilot, A&P (Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic) and I.A. (Inspection Authorization Mechanic).
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Steve Hall

Red Bull Air Race Tactician

Steven Hall is a Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where he specializes in control theory and applications. He has been a pilot for nearly 30 years, and holds a commercial pilot certificate. Steve brings expertise in flight mechanics and control theory and a passion for aviation to his role as Team Tactician.

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