Who knew that in the midst of COVID-19 travel restrictions that are wreaking financial havoc throughout the airline industry, a young Black man’s private jet company would experience record growth? Glenn Gonzales, founder and CEO of Jet It, is on course to reach a 300% growth increase by the end of 2020.
The experienced pilot and aviation instructor flew private industry air crafts long enough to gain business insights he leveraged to start his own company. Gonzales teamed-up with co-founder Vishal Hiremath and began operating Jet It in 2017. This story of swimming up stream—strong—while many others falter, is a testament to the win that is always possible, even in the face of tremendous odds. Click below to learn more about Jet It, and the brother providing yet another example of Black excellence.