GGA Board Member
Alvin S. Trenk
Chairman & CEO of Air Pegasus Group
Mr. Trenk is currently the Co-Founder, Owner and Director of Sightseeing Tours of America and Liberty Helicopters, Inc., a group of companies specializing in helicopter charter and air tours. He is also the Co-Founder and Director of Saker Aviation, Inc. which operates a chain of Fixed Based Operators (heliports and airports) in the United States.
In 1980 Mr. Trenk helped found the Holding Capital Group, a management buyout firm and investment fund manager. That year, he also founded Air Pegasus Corporation, the company that operates the W. 30th Street Heliport in New York City. Mr. Trenk now serves as the Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Air Pegasus Corporation, a position he has held since 1980.
Prior to this, Mr. Trenk was the Chairman and CEO of International Health Company from 1970 to 1976, which established and operated a national chain of outpatient dialysis centers. In 1976 he sold International Health Company to Kenton Corporation. He went on to serve as Vice Chairman of Kenton Corporation, a diversified publicly-traded corporation, from 1976-1980. He also served as President and CEO of Charles Town Turf Club, owner and operator of thoroughbred race tracks in West Virginia.
Mr. Trenk served in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. He is a licensed helicopter and airplane pilot and a member of the Helicopter Association International and the Eastern Region Helicopter Council.
Mr. Trenk attended Syracuse University and Seton Hall University from which he earned his Bachelor's degree. Mr. Trenk was born and raised in New Jersey and has resided in Florida the last seven years.