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Meet Our Team

Grayson Grove, Founder and President

Grayson Grove

Founder and President

As Founder and President of Jet Methods, Grayson brings 29 years of business and aviation experience to the management team. His experience includes starting and managing multiple small businesses both within and outside the aviation industry. As an experienced pilot, Grayson has accumulated 12,000 flight hours in private and commercial aircraft operating throughout the US and abroad. Grayson is an active supporter of charitable and other local non-profit organizations that focus on bettering the community, and serves as a Board member of the San Diego Air & Space Museum. Grayson holds a B.B.A from National University.


Bret Townley

Director of Flight Operations

Bret Townley serves as Director of Flight Operations and is responsible for the oversight and direction of our company flight department and leads regulatory communications with the local FAA office.  Bret has twenty years in aviation, both as a pilot and aviation manager, and most recently started up an FAA licensed air carrier operation prior to joining Jet Methods.  Bret became introduced to aviation in 1995 as a skydiving instructor where he soon began taking flying lessons and obtained his commercial and transport pilot certificates along with three separate jet type ratings.  When not working Bret enjoys spending time traveling and attending to properties in Mexico, scuba diving, and still avid in skydiving where he has made over 23,000 jumps and was awarded 1997 National Champion in Parachuting. 


Juan Pablo Castro, Director of Maintenance  

Juan Pablo Castro

Director of Maintenance

Juan brings over 20 years of aircraft maintenance experience and expertise to his role as Director of Maintenance for Jet Methods, gained through a unique and diversified understanding of complex aircraft systems working in both aircraft maintenance and aircraft engineering capacities. Juan’s previous experience includes serving as a mechanic for an FAA repair station working on large transport aircraft such as Airbus, Boeing, Lockheed, and McDonnell Douglas, as well as corporate jets such as Dessault Falcon and Cessna Citation jets. Juan has a B.S in Aviation Maintenance from Pedro Paulet Mostajo Institute of Technology.


Clint Martin

Chief Pilot

As Chief Pilot for Jet Methods Clint Martin manages the activities of our pilot group with a focus on keeping the highest standards of safety and professionalism.  Born in Chico, CA, Clint came to San Diego in 1999 to attend American Flyers Flight Academy where he began flight training and earned his commercial and flight instructor ratings.  He later took a flight instructor position at a local fight school, soon becoming their Chief Flight Instructor.  From there Clint moved on to fly time sensitive packages using twin engine and turbo prop aircraft for a Fed Ex feeder company throughout the Country in challenging weather and terrain conditions.  While passionate about flying and being licensed to fly a number of jets for Jet Methods including the Citation X and CJ2, Clint also is avid in outdoor activities including surfing, mountain biking, scuba diving, and motor cycle riding, where he was a former pro freestyle motocross rider. 


  

Christine Robinson

Flight Coordinator

Christine Robinson has many years working in the transportation and service industries and is well suited in providing our customers with a professional and friendly trip experience.  Born and raised in Carlsbad, CA, Christine spent nine years in customer service and dispatching for one of San Diego’s largest luxury transportation companies. Her time as a dispatcher has taught her how to prioritize in the face of ever changing responsibilities without losing sight of the details.  Her favorite part about working in the travel industry is helping people create a memorable experience that will last a lifetime. Outside of work Christine enjoys running half marathons and reading. One of her favorite travel destinations is Sedona, AZ.  She is currently studying kinesiology and nutrition at Mira Costa College.

 
  

Kirsten Yule-Zaagman

Flight Coordinator

Working in the flight coordination and charter sales departments, Kirsten Yule-Zaagman is well suited in scheduling, planning and quoting of customer flights. Born in Cape Town South Africa, Kirsten moved to Southern CA in 2015 to further pursue her aviation interests. Prior to joining Jet Methods Kirsten managed scheduling and dispatching of aircraft for a large flight school where she worked with company flight instructors and student customers. Kirsten is also a licensed pilot, having flown the Vigilant T1, Grob Heron, Grob Tutor, PA-28 Warrior, and Cessna 172. Her first solo flight at age sixteen was from the Royal Air Force station at Linton-On-Ouse in North Yorkshire, England. Kirsten holds a B.A. from the University of Hull (UK) in War and Security Studies.

 
  

Michael Fager

Senior Sales Executive

Performing sales and business development for Jet Methods, Michael Fager has a long history in both business sales and aviation. Originally from New York, Michael became a business owner at the age of twenty-five when he purchased the car rental company he then worked for. Over the next twenty years Michael built the business to a 250 car fleet by listening to customers and providing great value and service. The business was later sold, and in 1996 Michael became enthused with aviation where he earned his pilot license and later moved into aviation sales selling private air charter services. Michael brings his many years of experience in business and aviation sales to the Jet Methods team. Having attended the University of San Diego on a tennis scholarship, Michael still enjoys the game of Tennis and also playing golf when he can.


  

Nancie Brown

Accounting and Human Resources

Nancie brings a wealth of experience in accounting and human resources to Jet Methods, having owned and managed a successful bookkeeping business in the Midwest for over five years.  Her over 11 years’ experience in human resources, benefits administration and general office management provide expertise in a critical internal role for our company.  Additionally, Nancie is our liaison with all of our service providers and works to ensure that we have detailed monitoring and oversight of all Accounts Payables/Accounts Receivables.  Nancie received her degree in bookkeeping from Penn Foster University.


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Aircraft Management

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Since 2003 Jet Methods has separated itself as a leader in aircraft management services for customers who value a professional and unique approach centered around enhancing value and reducing the risk of aircraft ownership.



Private Air Charter

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Jet Methods manages our own fleet of private jets for charter in San Diego and Orange County. As an FAA licensed Air Carrier we have direct oversight of the aircraft you fly on and the flight crews who serve you

Aircraft Ownership

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Jet ownership can and should be a satisfying experience. Apart from the freedom of flight, there are many additional benefits to owning outright your own jet or turboprop aircraft. Jet Methods provides customers unique aircraft ownership solutions.

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