John W. Piasecki is President and CEO of Piasecki Aircraft Corporation with responsibility for the overall management of the business and affairs of the company. He received a B.A. in Political Science (with Distinction) from Yale University. In 1989, he joined Piasecki Aircraft as Executive Assistant to the President, responsible for proposal development, contract negotiation and administration. In 1991, after becoming Vice President, Contracts and Administration, Mr. Piasecki’s responsibilities were expanded to include oversight of all financial aspects of the company, as well as purchasing, human resources, business development, public and government relations. Mr. Piasecki is a Director of the Rock Island Company and former Public Policy Chair of the Philadelphia Chapter of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. Mr. Piasecki is an active member of the American Helicopter Society, National Defense Industrial Association, Yale Alumni Schools Committee, The Haverford School Advisory Board and a former Director of the Opera Company of Philadelphia.