WYVERN Welcomes Trent J. Corcia as Vice President, Sales & Marketing


WYVERN HEADQUARTERS, NASHUA, NH: WYVERN, the global leader in aviation safety and risk management, is pleased to announce the selection of Trent J. Corcia as the company’s new Vice President, Sales & Marketing.  

“WYVERN is thrilled to welcome Trent as our incoming Vice President, Sales & Marketing,” said WYVERN CEO Sonnie Bates. “Trent has an extensive background in aviation including leadership, marketing, communication, and tactical & strategic planning. He is well positioned to enhance the company’s strategic direction and strengthen our global presence.  He embodies the passion for customer service and safety that WYVERN stands for.  His leadership track record and in-depth understanding of the aviation marketplace make him an invaluable addition to our executive management team.” 

Corcia comes to WYVERN after two years as the CEO of Citation Jet Pilots Association (CJP), an owner-pilot association for Citation Jet owners and pilots. In these two years, he led the association’s efforts on advancing the safety culture including the Safe to Land (SM) initiative resulting in no accidents or incidents by CJP members.  Also, he improved the experience of CJP events, and increased efforts of advocacy and philanthropy.  Prior to CJP, he worked almost a decade with FlightSafety International (FSI), where he led sales and marketing efforts to the owner/operator and single pilot segments of the general aviation (GA) industry as well as operational experience which included leading the FlightSafety Orlando Learning Center with 170+ employees. At WYVERN, Corcia will lead WYVERN’s sales and marketing initiatives, drive growth, and foster strong relationships with aviation service providers worldwide.  His expertise will be integral in advancing WYVERN’s mission of assisting aviation stakeholders in creating and implementing top-tier safety management systems (SMS).   

“I am honored and excited to be the Vice President, Sales & Marketing, at WYVERN,” Corcia said. “With my background, I fully embrace our mission of improving safety and risk management for our Customers around the world. WYVERN is a strong international organization, and I look forward to working closely with our Customers and Partners to achieve even greater success in the years to come.”  

Corcia has more than 4,000 hours of military and GA flying time and holds an Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) rating, with type ratings in the Cessna Citation C510 Mustang, Hawker 800XP, and Gulfstream GV. He currently flies his Piper PA-31-350 Navajo Chieftain, and lives in Orlando, Florida, with his wife, Michelle, and their four children. 

Prior to joining CJP and FSI, Corcia held several strategic and operating positions with American Airlines. He is also a former U.S. Air Force C-130 instructor/evaluator navigator and mission commander. He graduated from Texas A&M University, SMU’s Cox School of Business and Harvard Business School. 

About WYVERN: 

WYVERN Ltd. is the leader in aviation safety consulting and risk management services. WYVERN has been dedicated to raising the bar in aviation safety globally through its rigorous standards and comprehensive auditing practices. With a relentless focus on quality and reliability, WYVERN caters to a broad spectrum of clientele seeking superior and uncompromised safety solutions. 

Since its inception in 1991, WYVERN has been at the forefront of aviation safety, becoming the world’s first business aviation audit company. As an ISO 9001-certified organization, WYVERN has continuously set the bar for excellence and innovation in aviation safety. The company offers specialized services, including certifications, training courses, expert consulting, and comprehensive safety audits. 

Our Mission
To elevate aviation safety worldwide

Our Vision
Every operator has an effective SMS

Our Values
Professionalism, Innovation, Relationships

Learn more about WYVERN here.