David P. Sutton is currently Managing Director, Aircraft Acquisitions & Sales at Federal Express Corporation. He is a former U.S. Navy combat pilot, flight instructor and maintenance test pilot and holds the rank of Captain in the Naval Reserve. He was a bank marketing director and commercial lending officer and became later a vice president at Southeast Bank (Now Wachovia). He is a graduate of the University of the South and attended Emory University Law School. David has extensive experience in the aviation industry with expertise in negotiations, leadership, management and various aircraft makes and models. He is a charter member of the International Society of Transport Aircraft Trading and a member of the board of trustees of the ISTAT Foundation. He earned his MBA at the University of Florida. David has over 25 years’ experience in Aircraft Development, Acquisitions & Sales and has worked on such programs as B737s, B727s, B757s, DC-10s, Cessna Citations & Caravans, Canadair Challengers, A300s, A310s, and A380s.