Greg Evans

Chairman & Owner

C. Gregory Evans, known to all as “Greg,” is an entrepreneur, philanthropist, and lifetime advocate for the business aviation industry. Since 2007 he has served as Universal’s Chairman of the Board. Greg’s father, Tom, founded Universal Weather. Greg has spent…

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Ralph J. Vasami

Chief Executive Officer, Universal Weather and Aviation

Ralph J. Vasami leads Universal’s day-to-day operations, setting and communicating the company’s vision, priorities for growth and efficiencies, policy and procedures for global compliance and service standards…

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Charlie Mularski

Chief Operating Officer

Charlie is a skilled executive with 25+ years of experience in the business/corporate aviation services industry.

Charlie joined Universal at its Headquarters in Houston, Texas, in 1999 with a focus on business development…

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Guido Groeschel

Executive Vice President, Digital Product Management

Guido is an accomplished executive with a proven track record of leading strategic digital initiatives. As the head of our digital transformation efforts, Guido is responsible for the financial and operational aspects of these initiatives…

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John Lee

Executive Vice President, and Chief Financial Officer

John oversees Universal’s finance, treasury, accounting, tax, financial planning, and analysis, Human Resources and has the Air Culinaire Worldwide business unit reporting to him…

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Cliff Smith

CEO, Air Culinaire Worldwide

Cliff’s career and passion for the culinary industry began when he worked in the deli in a supermarket in his teens and continued through college. Cliff eventually moved into executive roles, becoming the CEO of his first company…

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Jonathan Howells

Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing

Originally from the UK, Jonathan has a BA (Hons) from Brighton University before completing a Post Graduate Diploma in HR Management. While working at British Airways as an…

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Omar J. Fahel

Chief Legal Officer

Omar joined Universal in April, 2015 and leads the company’s global legal, compliance and ethics, corporate secretary organizations. With more than 20 years of legal experience…

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    Operational Insight

    Paris 2023 Rugby World Cup: Business Aviation Planning Guide

    on October 2, 2023

    The level of airport congestion at Paris Le Bourget is likely to vary depending on which teams advance to the quarter-finals, semi-finals, and, […]


    New 2023 U.S. Customs Rules for Private Outbound Flights

    on September 28, 2023

    U.S. Customs in 2023 has begun increasing its scrutiny on outbound clearance processes, particularly for Private Non-Revenue flights. Here's what you […]


    Portugal’s New 2023 Carbon Tax on Passenger Duty for...

    on September 28, 2023

    Portugal National Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) has introduced a new carbon tax targeted primarily at business aviation, effective from July for […]