Drone Pilot Ground School
FAA Drone Training & Part 107 Test Prep
Alan literally crashed his way into the drone industry and hasn’t looked back. He founded UAV Coach in 2014 with a focus on education, safety, and commercial opportunity and launched Drone Pilot Ground School two years later. Earlier in his career, he ran a boutique marketing agency in NYC, built HubSpot’s customer certification program, and amassed colorful travel stories from 50+ countries as a cost-of-living research analyst. Alan has a BA from Washington University in St. Louis. When not working, he’s planning his next outdoor adventure and playing with his dog Bleecker.
Lana never expected to land in the drone industry, but such is life! She has over a decade of experience in strategic planning, financial analysis, product management, marketing and customer experience. Prior to joining UAV Coach, Lana managed credit card products at American Express and worked at Wall Street firms Credit Suisse and Goldman Sachs. Lana has an MBA from Harvard Business School and a BS from New York University’s Stern School of Business. She spends her free time with two rambunctious children and enjoys good and bad TV.
Mike founded and grew a high school drone program as an Aerospace Science Instructor. Prior to teaching, he served nearly 28 years in the U.S. Air Force, where he held various management and leadership roles in human resources, supporting personnel around the globe. Mike has a BS in Industrial Technology from Southern Illinois University and an MA in Management and Leadership from Webster University. He and his wife of over 30 years raised two sons and lived in many unique places; they now reside in Jonesboro, AR.
Isabella has been writing about the drone industry since 2018. She has held a variety of roles throughout her career, including copy editor, writer, content creator, and marketing manager and has received awards for her work from the American Advertising Federation and the Society of Technical Communication. Isabella has a BA in English from the University of Florida and a MA in Technical Communication from the University of Central Florida. Outside of work, she enjoys time with her husband, labradoodle, and young daughter.
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