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Clientele, Team & Partners

Potential user groups & collaborators

GLAM will be created and built by a team of experts from many fields. Input is already being gathered from these potential user groups, including but not limited to:

  • The residents of northeastern Illinois, southeastern Wisconsin, Madison
  • Drive-by traffic (significant billboard presence on I-94)
  • Transient airport passengers and crews
  • School groups as part of an overall education curriculum
  • Tour groups (retirement homes, schools, veterans groups)
  • Owners of airworthy historic aircraft needing hangar/exhibit space
  • Milwaukee Hangar of the Quiet Birdmen
  • Wisconsin Aviation Hall of Fame
  • Waukesha Aviation Club
  • Businesses requiring unique conference space
  • Local, Regional and National Conventions
  • Commemorative Air Force (CAF) - Wauksha CAF Chapter
  • Weddings, Receptions, Parties
  • Wings Over Waukesha Air Show
  • Local EAA Chapters
  • MATC Aviation Program
  • Concordia College Aviation Management Institute
  • 128th Air Refueling Wing and 440th Airlift "Alumni"
  • Stars and Stripes Honor Flights
  • Aircraft Owners and Pilot’s Association (AOPA) seminars
  • FAA seminars
  • Youth Agencies (Boys & Girls Clubs, Boy Scouts, 4H, YMCA, Big Brothers & Big Sisters)
  • Aircraft Type Clubs Meetings, Conventions and Clinics (Cessna, Beech, Piper, Mooney)
  • Summer camps
  • Civil Air Patrol
  • National organizations representing the physically disabled
  • Spring City Aviation (FBO)
  • Atlantic Aviation (FBO)
  • State of Wisconsin: Center for Aerospace Business Development
  • Aviation Cyber Security Research Center
  • Stein Aero Services
  • Country of Poland (honoring Polish aviators in WWI and WWII)
  • Waukesha County Sheriff, Police and Fire Departments
  • Regional and local Veteran’s organizations

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Preliminary Endorsements

The following people have been personally introduced to GLAM and have expressed their initial support and cooperation. This list will expand and be regularly updated.

(List as of January 2018)

Jim Allen

Commercial Real Estate

Warbird Owner/Pilot


Dr. Tony Buechler


P-51 Mustang Owner/Pilot


Allison Bussler

Waukesha Director of Public Works


Greg Cayon

Former Air Force One Pilot of Presidents Clinton and H.W. Bush, Senior Captain, Amy's Kitchen Inc.


Jeff Clark

Warbird Pilot, Air Show Boss, Waukegan, IL


Sarah Cruikshank

Zilli Hospitality Group, Milwaukee, WI


Lyn Falk

President, Retailworks, Inc.


Paul Farrow

Waukesha County Executive


Todd Grey

Waukesha Public Schools



Shlomo Haviv

Founder and CEO of Accord Technologies, Ottawa, OH

Former Fighter Pilot and Instructor, United States Air Force Academy


Steve Howard

Waukesha County Fire Chief


Russel Jack

Waukesha Chief of Police


Craig Jorgensen

President VJS Construction Services, Inc.


Paul Keppler

Airline Captain

F-86 and T-33 Owner/Pilot


Russell A. Klingaman

Attorney, Aviation Business Law


Thomas J. Lester

Attorney, Aviation Business Law


Aga Malicka

President, Polish Legal Translation Services Chicago, IL

Doug Matthews

Warbird Owner and Air Show Performer


Capt. Steve McNeilly

Airline Captain and Software Company Owner


Dennis Mohr

President, Waukesha Aviation Club


Gary Otto

President, Waukesha Commemorative Air Force, Waukesha, WI


Andy Platz

Company President and Civil Engineer, Aviation Services


Capt. Soma Priddle

Airline Captain and Aviation Attorney


Paul Raasch

Vice-president for Business Development, Zilli Hospitality Group


Eric Severson

Waukesha County Sheriff


Jim Shields

Principal, HGA Architects, Milwaukee, WI


David L. Spiegelberg

Regional Tourism Specialist, Wisconsin Department of Tourism


Kurt Stanich

Superintendent, Waukesha County Airport


John Stanley

President, the Legacy Group, Inc.


Mike Stein

President of Stein Aviation Services, Waukesha, WI and Kenosha, WI


Greg Stern

Civil Engineer, Aviation Services


Tammy Tritz

Waukesha & Pewaukee Convention and Visitors Bureau


James Vander Heiden

HGA Architects, Milwaukee, WI


Paul Walter

T-28 Pilot, Director of Regional Operations, ATC LLC, Waukesha, WI


Waukesha County Airport Commission

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