Past, Present, and Future

Flightdocs has been empowering aircraft operators through our comprehensive maintenance tracking software since 2003.

Founded in Long Island, New York, we have helped lead the rapid adoption of software technology in the aviation industry, and were the first maintenance tracking provider to offer a web-based solution, an iPad application, and a fully compliant electronic signature. Today, headquartered in beautiful Southwest Florida, Flightdocs is proud to support thousands of aircraft worldwide.

We’re proud of where we come from, but we’re even more excited as to where we’re going. Flightdocs is rapidly growing year-over-year, with increased product features, dedicated customer service, and partnerships with other thought-leaders in the industry.

Leadership Team

Rick Heine, CEO

Rick Heine, Founder and CEO

Rick has over 30 years of entrepreneurial and management experience. Since founding Flightdocs in 2003, he has self-funded and led the Company’s transformation from a small provider of maintenance management services for a dozen aircraft, to a rapidly growing cloud-based software solutions company serving thousands of aircraft worldwide. Previously, Rick founded RTI in 1992, a successful financial statement processing company, which he grew and sold to SourceCorp (publicly traded at the time and now a portfolio company of PE firm Apollo Global Management), where he subsequently served as President of SourceCorp Statement Solutions, until starting Flightdocs.

Greg Heine, COO

Greg Heine, COO

Greg has spent his entire business career with Flightdocs. Since joining the Company in 2009, he has led the Company’s sales, customer service, marketing, business development, and product management functions, and was instrumental in guiding the UI and UX design requirements of FD Enterprise. Currently, Greg leads product development at Flightdocs and plays a strategic role in developing customer partnerships and large fleet solutions. Greg is a graduate of Bentley University.

April Stercula, CFO

April Stercula, CFO

April has over 30 years of experience in strategic planning, operations, and administration. Before joining Flightdocs in 2017, April ran her own executive consulting practice, coaching executives and business professionals. Previously, April spent 6 years at Sallie Mae as SVP of Operations and Administration, responsible for originations, servicing, call centers, HR and Facilities. Prior to Sallie Mae, April was the Division Head of Risk Management at MBNA and served as the Director of Business Planning at Credit One Financial Solutions.

Ted Rudich, EVP

Ted Rudich, Executive Vice President

Ted brings over 30 years of executive and leadership experience in operations, business process outsourcing, transaction processing, and IT to Flightdocs. Prior to joining the Company in 2017, he served nearly 10 years as an Executive Vice President at Fidelity Investments, leading Global Payroll Services, Benefit Plan Services, and HR Outsourcing Servicing. Prior to Fidelity, Ted spent 6 years in executive roles at Affiliated Computer Services. Ted is responsible for building and leading Flightdocs’ sales efforts and enhancing operations.

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