Steve Harfst

Steve Harfst

President & CEO

Joined in November 15

Steve is the President & CEO of Encompass Aviation which he founded in November 2015 and also serves as the President of Propeller Airports LLC. He has over 30 years of leadership experience in the military, domestic and international commercial aviation industry having served as the COO of Allegiant Air, President and CEO of USA 3000 Airlines, as the start-up COO of IndiGo, India's most successful and profitable commercial airline and COO of North American Airlines. Steve began his aviation career with ten years of military service as a United States Naval Aviator piloting the F-14 Tomcat. Steve left active duty service in June 1996 after accumulating over 1,600 hours of flight time and 227 arrested landings.

Currently Steve serves on the Board of Directors of For Pete's Sake Cancer Respite Foundation based in Philadelphia, PA and is a commercially licensed airline transport pilot. Steve holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington.

  • 30
    Years Flying