Benjamin (B.J.) Goodheart is an aviation professional with nearly 20 years of experience in the field. His diverse background began in aviation line service and has expanded to roles in aviation safety and loss control, training, and professional flying. His career spans from small operators to major airlines, and has afforded him a wide variety of opportunities to practice within his passion. He holds a B.S. in Aeronautical Science, a Master of Science in Safety Science, and a Ph.D. in Aviation from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in addition to several professional aviation certifications, and Airline Transport Pilot and flight instructor certificates. B.J. manages aviation claims and safety programs for an international aviation client base, and he serves as President of an aviation nonprofit organization, Mercy Wings Network.