Key personnel – Senior Operations Team:
Christos Papachristou, President and Owner, Symbrant Aviation Services:
With 29 years of experience in the operations, maintenance, repair, and engineering of airport ground support equipment, including BHS PBB, PCA, GPU, etc. Christos is responsible for all aspects of Symbrant’s engineering product development and for driving innovation that meets both industry and client requirements while improving cost-effectiveness and efficiency. A vital asset to all Symbrant business partners worldwide, his experience within the industry ranges from Maintenance Technician, Project Manager, Senior Engineer, to Vice President of a major Ground Support Maintenance Company. Christos holds a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology and is a member of the American Society of Quality. Additionally, Christos is the Principal and co-owner of Symbrant Technologies.
Keith Dalia, Principal and Owner, Symbrant Aviation Services:
Literally born into the aviation business, Keith began working his way up in his family’s business immediately after high school. With a passion for the business and 33 years of experience and expertise in the operations, maintenance, and repair of airport ground equipment, Keith has led Symbrant since 2002. In this role, he has built a dedicated team of maintenance staff driven by a commitment to excellence, transparent communication, and collaborative and creative problem solving. Keith holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the New York Institute of Technology and is a New York State Licensed Master Electrician and Licensed Security and Surveillance Systems Professional. Additionally, Keith is the founder, President, and co-owner of Symbrant Technologies.
Joe Ferraro, General Manager of Operations, Symbrant Aviation Services:
Mr. Ferraro brings over 40 years of experience in operation, maintenance, and repair of Baggage Handling, Passenger Boarding Bridges, and related equipment. He has successfully overseen BHS maintenance operations at major airports in Arizona, Hawaii, New York, New Jersey, and Washington D.C. Under Joe’s management, each of these contracts thrived, showing quantifiable improvements in efficiency and performance. With a reputation within the industry as one of the best equipment troubleshooters in the business, Mr. Ferraro is an invaluable asset to any airport terminal, with extensive experience working on a range of equipment from various major manufacturers, including Thyssen Krupp, John Bean Technologies (JBT), Siemens, BAE, Stearns, and Daifuku-Webb.
Bryan Pevsner, Senior Project Coordinator, Symbrant Aviation Services:
Bryan brings over 20 years of engineering support in airport maintenance operations. His experience in coordinating the movement of materials and information through the various departments, business partners, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and suppliers by maintaining schedules and deadlines has improved operations while reducing the overall cost to our customers. Bryan holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Hofstra University.