Safety Conference Speakers - Kevin Fetsko


Kevin Fetsko ’97 is the Director of Global Flight Operations at The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. He oversees a fleet of three aircraft consisting of a Gulfstream G450 and 2 G150s operated in support of the company’s international and domestic business objectives. His primary duties include training, standardization, international operations, and compliance with IS-BAO standards. Kevin’s path to a career in business aviation began via an internship with Goodyear and has included flying positions in the charter and airline industries. He enjoys the dynamic nature of corporate aviation including the variety of destinations and the direct interaction with members of both the business and aviation communities. Kevin resides in Uniontown, OH with his wife Karen, also a Kent State graduate, and their two daughters.

Degree B.S. Aerospace Flight Technology-Kent State University
Hometown Uniontown, Ohio
Current Location CAK-Akron-Canton Regional Airport
Job Title Director-Global Flight Operations, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company
Previous Roles Chief Pilot at Goodyear. Formerly a Captain at Continental Express from 1998-2002
Years of Experience 25 years in Aviation / 18 with Goodyear, 2.5 as Director of Flight Ops
Aircraft Currently Flying Gulfstream G450 & G150
Aircraft Previously Flown King Air 90, 100, 300, 350, Learjet 60, Challenger 601, Saab 340, Beech 1900D, Embraer 135/145
Flight Hours 8,000+
Presentation Intro to Safety Management Systems (SMS) /Provide an overview of the components and functions of aviation safety management systems with a focus on proactive risk identification and mitigation