Joe Barber, CAM

Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations

Joe directs our company-wide strategic sales activities, providing consistent revenue for our aircraft management clients, and ensuring the continuing growth of our jet charter, aircraft management, maintenance and FBO business units. He is exceptionally knowledgeable in every facet of business aviation and committed to maximizing the customer experience for each Clay Lacy client. Joe began his aviation career in 2004 as an intern at an aircraft management and charter company, and moved up quickly into a prominent role in client services and fleet development. Highly respected in our industry, he is an NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM), and was named to NBAA’s inaugural class of “Top 40 Under 40” in 2018. He serves on NBAA’s Business Aviation Management Committee, which produces the NBAA Management Guide, and was the Co-Chair of the NBAA Leadership Conference.  Joe is also on the board of the Southern California Aviation Association, focusing his time on mentoring students pursuing careers in aviation. He holds a B.S. in communications from California State University at Northridge.