Mr. Ferverda joined the Company in 1990. In 2007 he was appointed Chief Operating Officer of Kunpeng
Airlines, Mesa Air Group Incís joint-venture with Shenzhen Airlines, of China. Captain Ferverda served
in that capacity until his return to Phoenix corporate in May 2009. During his tenure in China he also
occupied the positions of Director of Operations and Chief Pilot for Kunpeng Airlines. Prior to that, Mr
Ferveda was appointed President of Freedom Airlines in May 2002 and Senior Vice President - West Coast
Operations in February 2003. Prior to the appointments, Mr. Ferverda served as the Senior Vice President
of Operations for Mesa Airlines, Inc. Mr. Ferverda has served the Company in various capacities including
pilot, Flight Instructor/ Check Airman, Assistant Chief Pilot, FAA Designated Examiner, FAA Director of
Operations and Divisional Vice President. Mr. Ferverda was a pilot with Eastern Airlines from 1973 to
1989. Prior to joining Eastern Airlines, Mr. Ferverda served as an Aviator in the United States Navy. Mr.
Ferverda is a graduate of Indiana University.
Sr. Vice President of Operations
Mesa Airlines, Inc.