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Dr. Jason A. Russell
Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Russell is responsible for aircraft design and flight test engineering. He is the former Head of Engineering for Liberty Aerospace, Inc. and the former Chief Engineer at Europa Aviation, Inc.
He holds a Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering, a Master of Science in Materials Engineering and a Bachelor of Engineering Honors Degree in Aeronautical Engineering.
He is also a FAA Designated Engineering Representative. He holds a Private Pilot License as well as an Advanced and Instrument Ground Instructor Certificates.
Mark A. Miller
Chief Operations Officer
Mr. Miller is responsible for leading the long term strategic planning and daily oversight of the Discovery XL-2 and Discovery 201 production facilities.
Mr. Miller formerly served as the Operations Manager of Embraer Executive Aircraft’s final assembly facility in Melbourne, Florida. In that role, Mr. Miller was responsible for the start-up of that facility and led all production, flight test and painting departments as well as logistics, manufacturing engineering, and planning. Prior to Embraer, Mr. Miller served as the Vice President of Operations and Customer Support for Liberty Aerospace, Inc. Mr. Miller also served as a Business Unit Manager for Piper Aircraft where he was responsible for the manufacturing and development of the PiperJet Proof of Concept Aircraft and led the fabrication division.
Mr. Miller brings Discovery Aviation an extensive aerospace operations management background; leading several successful greenfield production facility start-up operations. He holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Virginia Tech and has worked on a multitude of international assignments.