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Robert Yodice, Founder & Managing Partner
Robert Yodice began his aviation career in late 2009 as a Private Aviation Specialist at a major, international ARG/US Platinum Gulfstream Operator with over 20 Gulfstream aircraft within their fleet. Just after 3 years of hard work and relentless perseverance, Robert had built an elite book of business ranging from NetJets’ Fortune 500 clients to Private Individuals making him the top producer within the company.
In 2013, Robert was named Vice President of Charter Sales and managed over 40 Aviation Specialists within the company and throughout offices in Teterboro, Boca Raton, Van Nuys, Chicago, Las Vegas and London. Under Robert’s leadership, the sales team grossed over $15 million in revenue and the company was awarded an INC. 500 nomination as one of the fastest growing companies in the United States.
In 2014, Robert had a different vision and went on to create Altitude Partners which is founded on the principles of integrity, service excellence, transparency and financial stability. Altitude Partners’ goals are to undo the many biases that have been established from previous generations in this business and enlighten clients of the benefits of the on-demand charter market by utilizing new, premium aircraft along with the best vendors in the industry.
Robert is a graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a B.A. in Communications and an Associates degree in Business Administration.
Sam Craig, Managing Partner
Sam Craig is a seasoned aviation consultant that has been active in the industry for many years. Before joining Altitude Partners in 2014, Sam worked for some of the leading companies in the aviation industry such as Marquis Jet, Jeteffect and JetSuite. He began his career with Marquis Jet where he worked under one of the top Marquis advisor’s who taught him many of the important aspects of client relationships and the JetCard business. In 2007, he began working for Jeteffect in Long Beach, California, which he specialized in the sale of Cessna Citation’s and Dassault Falcon’s. In only his first year, he participated in the selling of a Falcon 7X, Citation XLS+ and Citation Excel. In 2010, he was invited to join JetSuite which operates a fleet of Phenom 100’s and Citation CJ3’s. While there, he helped manage and coordinate the Retail Sales Team in their national charter operations.
Sam calls himself an “Aviation Enthusiast” because of his love of the business. His passion and enthusiasm for the industry shines in his dedication to his many clients. It’s not about finding the lowest price for Sam. It is about finding the right option for each individual’s unique needs without compromising the safety and quality they deserve.
Sam is a graduate of Arizona State University with a B.A. in Business Administration and an Associates degree in International Business. He resides in Santa Barbara, CA. He was born and raised in Los Angeles, CA. During his spare time he enjoys playing golf and following Formula 1 racing.