Santa Barbara Aviation is a full-service travel coordinator. We coordinate flight, crew, ground transportation and catering preferences and are on-call 24-hours a day to attend to your transportation needs.
Based in Santa Barbara, California we provide access to thousands of airports that are not serviced by commercial airlines. Our fleet of aircraft satisfy most corporate and personal travel needs, but if you need something more unique, we can secure an aircraft specifically for you as well.
Our pricing is competitive, along with a higher standard of proficiency, service and safety and we look forward to flying with you!
President and Director of Operations
Chief Pilot Max Rosenberg comes from an aviation family; it’s in his blood. His love for aviation started at a young age watching his father, a commercial airline pilot and air traffic controller. A certified Airline Transport Pilot, Max has more than 19,000 flight hours piloting jets, turbo-props, and commercial airplanes. He’s also an FAA Gold Seal Flight Instructor, who has instructed at the airlines and earned and maintained pro Card Status with FlightSafety© for more than 15 years. As a commercial airline pilot with a route in the U.S. northeast corridor, Max has flown extensively in mountain terrain and challenging weather areas. As recognized aviation consultant and expert, he is accustomed to overseeing complete aircraft operations and has an unblemished safety record.
Chief Operating Officer
Sheridan Rosenberg makes flying private easy. Simply she is the central brain of Santa Barbara Aviation, coordinating everything around the clock to ensure a flawlessly smooth operation. Not only does she orchestrate all passenger requirements, flights, crew, ground transportation, catering preferences, and all other details, she also interfaces with the FAA and other regulatory bodies to ensure compliance and adherence to impeccable safety standards. Sheridan also oversees accounting, including rigorous review of all financial statements, and coordinates with other professional advisors, so that flying with Santa Barbara Aviation is a seamless undertaking for all involved.
Chief Financial Officer
Nina Grimison is an integral part of Santa Barbara Aviation as a member of the strategic analysis team. On a daily and monthly basis she also handles all the accounting tasks, including receivables, payables, general ledger maintenance, payroll and monthly financial statements. In addition to having worked as business manager for several start-up companies in Santa Barbara, she has an eclectic background, including a Ph.D. in geophysics. Her other interests include psychology, art, hiking, meditation, and mental health advocacy. Nina strives to ensure that the everyday activities of Santa Barbara Aviation run smoothly.
Louis M. DeLorio
Strong technical ability and expert guidance are Louis M. DeLorio’s specialities. He maintains our aircraft to the highest level of safety and dispatch reliability, while reducing costs by declining maintenance that offers no meaningful safety or reliability benefit. He deals with the right service center for each particular job, and, when necessary, oversees aircraft maintenance away from base, where dealing with unknown mechanics and service centers can be tricky. With more than a decade of experience in aircraft maintenance, Louis has the perfect combination of management and communication skills to get the right work done right every time.