Board of Directors

BloomfieldMichael BW HeadshotMichael Bloomfield, Sage Parts
IAEMA Board Chair

Michael Bloomfield is the founder of Sage Parts, the leading supplier of replacement parts for ground support equipment. In a short time, Sage had reached revenues of more than $130 million (USD), had a team of 300+ employees, and operated 24 locations across 5 continents. Prior to Sage, Mr. Bloomfield held executive positions at: CAMP Systems, a leading supplier of integrated software systems and services for aircraft maintenance tracking and record-keeping, parts inventory control, and passenger and crew scheduling; Execaire, Inc., Canada’s largest aircraft management company; and Jetway Systems, a leading supplier of passenger boarding bridges, ground power systems, and mobile ground support equipment. Michael also held positions with ground handling companies, ground support equipment manufacturers, and aircraft parts and component manufacturers. He was awarded numerous patents for various GSE and component designs. Michael Bloomfield has served on the IEAMA board since its inception.




Brock Crocker photoBrock Crocker, Vestergaard Company
IAEMA Treasurer

Brock Crocker is the General Manager of North American at Vestergaard Company. He has served in that capacity since 2003 and is responsible for the operations and sales. Brock has served on the IEAMA board since its inception. Brock also serves as the Secretary for the SAE G12 Ground Deicing Steering Committee and has
been the authoring sponsor of 8 industry documents pertaining to aircraft deicing standards over his 25 tenure. Including Aircraft Deicing Methods, Training and Facilities. Brock started his career in 1985 at United Airlines managing Aircraft Deicing and Cargo Handling for more than 18 years. Brock has a bachelor’s of science degree in aviation from Southern Illinois University.







EMK Picture B WOwen McKenna, Mallaghan
IAEMA Secretary

Owen has been involved in the field off aviation ground support equipment for over 20 years, Owen has been with Mallaghan for the full duration off his aviation career in various departments including customer care, marketing and sales, he has led the global sales team for over 10 years and has saw Mallaghan grow in the last 20 years to now supplying equipment to over 100 Countries with factories and offices worldwide.

Owen has a strong knowledge and experience on the Global aviation market, on doing business in various Countries and Continents, therefore he provides good representation on the IAEMA board and also knowledge in representing all the IAEMAs members.






Jennifer Matasy HeadshotJennifer Matasy, JBT

Bio coming soon







Jeff BARRETTJeff Barrett, TLD America

As executive vice president for TLD America, Jeff is responsible for leading the sales, service and spare parts groups within the US and Canada. TLD is the global market leader in equipment design, assembly, distribution and after sales support for airport ground support equipment. Jeff’s organization supports these functions with in North America, specifically focusing on both commercial aviation and cargo industries throughout the region.

With the largest breadth of electric products, TLD is focused on advancing the industry and supporting greener and leaner aviation solutions. As innovation and efficiency lead the future of aviation, Jeff is charged with driving TLD’s technologically advanced “Future Ready” ground support equipment into the marketplace.

Serving as a board member of IAEMA (Int’l Airport Equipment Manufacturers’ Association) Jeff joins in supporting the aviation industry and driving common initiatives on a global scale. Prior to TLD, he spent 17 years with Textron working in various sales and leadership capacities building his broad industrial background and experience.

Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing from Michigan State University. He currently resides in Connecticut with his wife and two sons.




Ben Reeves HeadshotBen Reeves, Powerstow

Ben began his GSE career in 1993 with Tug Manufacturing. Over the course of the next 14 years, he held progressive roles up to Vice President of Sales and Marketing. From 2007 through 2010, Ben owned and operated a small business in South Carolina outside the GSE industry. In 2011, Ben joined Power Stow Americas where he currently holds the roles of Executive Vice President of Sales and President. Ben is a graduate of Auburn University.













 Andreas Funk, COBUS Industries

Andreas graduated as a Dipl-Ing. in mechanical engineering and joined Trepel Airport Equipment in 1984. After an employment at Jetway Systems, Andreas joined COBUS Industries in 1999 and presently holds a position as CCO/Sales Director.