916-635-7751 [email protected] P.O. BOX 381, Eastlake, CO 80614

Mark Lyons

Executive DIRECTOR

Mark also serves as the President of the foundation, ensuring the daily activity of the foundation are attended to.  Mark is currently a B757/B767 Captain and Line Check Pilot at a major US Airline .  He is also a Lt Colonel, retired, from the US Air Force.  A graduate of the United States Air Force Academy, he has been actively flying for over 35 years.  He earned he wings in 1988, graduating from military pilot training at Williams AFB, AZ.   Since then he has flown the T-37, T-38, B-52, T-41, E-3, T-1, CRJ50, CRJ70, B737, A320, B757, B767, B777 and B787. 

He’s amassed over 15,000 flight hours.   He holds a Bachelor of Science from the U.S. Air Force Academy and a Master of Engineering from the University of Colorado. He’s flown all over the world both for the military and commercial airlines.  

He’s passionate about building his family’s foundation and giving back to the world of aviation.