Our Leadership Team

Kolin Jones
FOUNDER AND CEO

Kolin Jones has had aviation in his blood since Day 1, taking his first flight lesson at 13 years old and eventually getting his Private Pilot’s License at 18. Kolin furthered his aviation passion at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, earning a Degree in Aeronautics with a Minor in Business Administration. Throughout his early adult years, Kolin founded and led various companies in the e-commerce space, influencer marketing, and import/export business. He has a passion for solving problems and growing businesses while building company culture. Kolin is also the President & CEO of the company’s non-profit, The Amalfi Foundation, and attributes his giving back philosophy to being an Eagle Scout.

Calvin Yoon
CO-FOUNDER AND COO

Throughout Calvin’s upbringing, he has always thought he would enter the financial sector. He made his maiden investments at age 12 and was always enthralled with securities and commodities as he grew up. Nearly a decade after his first taste of the markets, Calvin instead found himself in the business aviation industry through an introduction from his high school friend, Kolin Jones. With his newfound passion for private aviation, Calvin has co-nurtured the firm since its inception in early 2020. When he is not at work, Calvin spends most of his time enjoying travel, fitness, and oenology.

Brian Francis
PRESIDENT, SALES

Brian began his aviation adventure as one of the first employees at Jetsuite, a Phenom 100 and CJ3 operator out of Orange County, California. He made an early career change from advertising to aviation and never looked back. While enjoying the fast paced environment of the aviation industry, Brian helped Jetsuite go from a no name operator to one of the largest brands in aviation over a 10 year period.Outside of Aviation, Brian enjoys traveling, is a big foodie and enjoys golf as his number one hobby. While at home he keeps busy with his wife, Lindsey, and his two young boys Gavin, and Dillon.

Oliver Brookbanks
LEAD MARKETING ASSOCIATE

Oliver Brookbanks has been with Amalfi Jets since April 2023 and currently serves as our Lead Marketing Associate. Oliver joined us while studying at Loyola Marymount University where he recently graduated Cum Laude with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Marketing with a Minor in Business Law. Also during his time at LMU, he interned at UBS in Wealth Management and took on several leadership roles in organizations on campus. He has been a keen aviation enthusiast ever since he was a kid and loves regular plane spotting at LAX as well as keeping up with industry trends and developments.

Anna Sarnoff
MANAGING DIRECTOR, AMALFI JETS CHARITABLE FOUNDATION

Anna Sarnoff joins us from an extensive career in the non-profit and social work space. With a Master Degree from Columbia University in social work, Anna Sarnoff is the best choice to lead our 501(c)(3) nonprofit charity in service of our mission. Through her guidance, we have continuously surpassed our fundraising goals and have grown our mission both locally and abroad. Anna works with our Board of Directors to craft our mission-driven strategy and is working to build our primary school in Arusha, Tanzania in the Winter of 2023.

Tyler Aparicio
OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE

Tyler Aparicio joined the Amalfi Jets Team in August 2021 as an Operations Associate. Before Amalfi Jets, Tyler Aparicio earned a Bachelor’s Degree from California Lutheran University in Business Administration, with a focus on Management and Operations.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

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EXECUTIVE ACCOUNT MANAGER

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Julia Fogel
MARKETING ASSISTANT

Julia joined the Amalfi team in March as a Marketing Assistant. Prior to joining the team, she graduated from Arizona State University, where she specialized in marketing and psychology. With a solid background in social media management and digital marketing, Julia brings hands-on experience in creating compelling content, email campaigns, and executing successful marketing strategies.

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