Ian started his flying career at Independence Aviation in 2015. Upon receiving his Private Pilot Certificate, he was hired as a Ground Support Representative, then eventually the Ground Operations Supervisor, while attaining his Instrument, Commercial, and Multi-engine License. He then joined the flight program at Spartan College of Aeronautics and Technology in Tulsa, OK where he earned his CFI & CFI-I.
After managing the administrative duties as the Chief Flight Instructor of Independence Aviation Ian decided to return to the flight line as an instructor and focus on what he loves most. Sharing his love of flight with his students. He also spends his time as a Pro Pilot in an SF-50 Vision Jet and is a Vision Jet Instructor Pilot.