Our Team
A clear vision for the future
Karl Drusch
CEO and Owner
Karl Drusch
CEO and Owner
Karl Drusch is CEO of TrueAero, providing “hands-on” leadership across the organization utilizing technical engine expertise combined with proven success in marketing and sales, distribution management, procurement, and asset management to drive growth, revenue, and profitability.

Mr. Drusch is an accomplished aerospace entrepreneur. Prior to founding TrueAero in 2013, Mr. Drusch started PSG Turbines in January 1999 and grew it successfully despite one of the most difficult times in the industry’s history. Before starting PSG in 1999, Mr. Drusch was Director/General Manager of Pratt & Whitney TEAM (formerly Interturbine TEAM).

Prior to TEAM, Karl Drusch was responsible for all engineering, quality, and inventory operations at Amtec where he developed the infrastructure into one of the first engine parts distribution companies to receive C.A.S.E. quality approval. Earlier he held engineering positions with both NWA in Atlanta and at Continental Airlines in Los Angeles. At both airlines, Mr. Drusch managed all engineering aspects from shop support to engineering management decisions for their fleets.

Mr. Drusch graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Engineering. He currently lives in Arlington, TX with his wife and two of their five children.
Stratton Borchers
President
Stratton Borchers
President
Mr. Borchers is an entrepreneurial aerospace business leader with proven success strategies in relationship management and investment valuations. Prior to joining TrueAero, Mr. Borchers held successive investment management roles across the aviation, oil and gas, and real estate development industries. Most recently, Mr. Borchers was a Commodities Trader for ConocoPhillips, and prior to that was manager for Letein Investments and Covis Investments.

Mr. Borchers graduated with a Bachelors of Business Administration from McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at Austin.
William Goss
CFO
William Goss
CFO
Mr. Goss has over 20 years of senior financial leadership experience in Aerospace and Defense, Information Technology, Manufacturing, Distribution and Government contracting. He has held previous positions as Chief Financial Officer for GKN Aerospace North America, Critical Solutions International and QinetiQ North America.

Mr. Goss graduated from the University of Texas at Dallas and currently lives with his wife in Plano, TX.
Chris Luke
Senior Vice President of Leasing
Chris Luke
Senior Vice President of Leasing
As a business leader with expertise in leasing and acquisitions, Mr. Luke has successfully managed the buying, selling, marketing, and leasing of assets since 2010 as Vice President and General Manager-Leasing and Acquisitions at AeroTurbine and now as Senior Vice President of Leasing at TrueAero. Prior to that, he was directly responsible for the management and growth of the CF6 product line.

Mr. Luke began his career in the United States Army in 2001 and holds a Bachelor of Science in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point. Mr. Luke lives in Jupiter, FL with his wife and two kids.
Marion Siuta
Senior Vice President of Acquisitions
Marion Siuta
Senior Vice President of Acquisitions
Mr. Siuta has worked in the aircraft leasing industry for 30 years in various technical, commercial, and executive roles at AAR, AirCastle, ILFC, and AerCap. He has extensive experience in lease negotiations, maintenance management, and portfolio management. Mr. Siuta is a licensed attorney and FAA A&P technician.
Ed Kokoszka
Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing
Ed Kokoszka
Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing
As Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing, Mr. Kokoszka brings to TrueAero Asset Management (TAAM) 40+ years of OEM experience. Prior to joining TAAM, Mr. Kokoszka was Pratt & Whitney’s General Manager, Sales, Global Leasing-European Region, Middle East and Russia.

Throughout his career with Pratt & Whitney—commencing in 1976 with engineering functions in experimental test support, manufacturing, production and flight test operations— Mr. Kokoszka held increasingly responsible, leadership positions. More recently, they included marketing, management, leasing and aftermarket support, with the integration of the IAE V2500 engine into the Pratt & Whitney product line. That encompassed management of customer focus teams and sales specialists, which interfaced with lessors, banks and financial institutions.

Among other positions held by Mr. Kokoszka at Pratt & Whitney were General Manager, European Region, Commercial Engines and Global Services and Leasing Companies; Client Manager, European Region, Commercial Engines and Services; Director, V2500 Customer Business, Latin America, Caribbean and Airbus Corporate Jetliner; and Regional Director, V2500 Marketing & Sales; and Sales & Marketing Regional Director, East Africa.

Along with his decades of experience on commercial aircraft engines, Mr. Kokoszka also served as Pratt & Whitney’s Deputy Program Manager, C-17/F117 Program from 1986 through 1989. The F117 engine was designed to US Air Force specifications to power the C-17 airlifter.

Mr. Kokoszka holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering degree from Lowell Technological Institute, a Master of Science in Business Management from Hartford Graduate Center, and a Master of Business Administration from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. He currently resides with his wife in Tolland, CT, but will be relocating to Port St. Lucie, FL.
Gustavo Delpozo
Vice President of Operations
Gustavo Delpozo
Vice President of Operations
Prior to joining TrueAero as Vice President of Operations, Mr. Delpozo was employed by various airlines, MROs and aviation parts suppliers. Most recently, Mr. Delpozo was President of Aviation Technologies, Inc. and DANCAR Industries; both aviation suppliers.

Mr. Delpozo has a bachelor’s degree in aviation technology and a master’s degree in aviation science. He also holds a Federal Aviation Administration A&P License. He currently lives in Sebastian, FL with his wife.
Mike Vander Hee
Vice President of Business Development
Mike Vander Hee
Vice President of Business Development
Mr. Vander Hee has 29 years of aviation experience in Quality, Operations, Disassembly, Repairs, Sales, and Engine Management. He previously held positions at Hubair, GA Telesis, and AerSale. In his current role as Vice President, he leads the Sales and Business Development functions for TrueAero’s Used Serviceable Materials division.
Lucas Andersson
Vice President of Marketing - EMEA
Lucas Andersson
Vice President of Marketing - EMEA
Mr. Andersson has over 15 years of experience in aircraft leasing and trading. In 2003 he joined Volito Aviation and played an important role in the new joint venture with Goldman Sachs and in growing the fleet from 6 to 70+ ac worldwide. Before joining TrueAero Mr. Andersson consulted on various projects with investors and airlines across the globe.

Mr. Andersson holds a Master In Law from Lund University and lives in Malmö Sweden with his wife and two children.
Diego Estrada
Vice President of Marketing
Diego Estrada
Vice President of Marketing
As TrueAero's Vice President of Marketing, Mr. Estrada covers leasing and trading for Airline customers in the Americas and most of Asia, including China.

Prior to joining TrueAero, Mr. Estrada held senior leasing and trading positions with AerSale, SMBC Aviation Capital, AWAS, and AerCap. Mr. Estrada holds a bachelor’s degree in aviation management from Purdue University and a master’s degree in finance from Florida International University. Mr. Estrada is a former ISTAT scholarship awardee and a private pilot.
Nicole Ellis
Senior Director of Strategy
Nicole Ellis
Senior Director of Strategy
As Senior Director of Strategy, Mrs. Ellis oversees TrueAero’s corporate and organizational development with a focus on digital transformation.

Prior to joining TrueAero, Mrs. Ellis held successive business development, leadership, and project management roles with a global SaaS leader working alongside multi-national and Fortune 500 companies in oil & gas, steel, pulp & paper, aerospace, and manufacturing.

Mrs. Ellis is a founding member of Aviation Women Inspiring the Next Generation (A-WING), a non-profit organization committed to the education, recognition, advancement, and equality of female professionals in the aviation industry.

She holds a Bachelor of Business Administration from the Rawls College of Business at Texas Tech University and lives in the Dallas, Texas area with her husband, son and Shephard mix.
Rodrigo Perez
Director of Technical Records
Rodrigo Perez
Director of Technical Records
Mr. Pérez is an aeronautical engineer specializing in aircraft transition management. He formerly worked as a Technical Consultant, managing 230+ redeliveries for airlines and leasing companies. He began his career as Team Leader in the Structures & Engineering departments for Mexicana Airlines and VivaAerobus.
Aurelien Kauffman
Director of Lease Finance
Aurelien Kauffman
Director of Lease Finance
Mr. Kauffmann brings leasing and finance thought leadership to TrueAero. Prior to joining TrueAero, Mr. Kauffmann led a team of aviation finance analysts at ICF SH&E, a leading aviation consulting firm, and consulted for both World Business, Inc. as well as the French Department of Treasury.
Janice Ho
Regional Director of Sales - Asia
Janice Ho
Regional Director of Sales - Asia
Ms. Ho is an experienced sales director in the USM market with over 10 years’ experience, and she brings to her role the highest levels of customer service and relationship management.

Prior to joining TrueAero, Ms. Ho worked with Nordam and TES.
Lee Weinraub
Director of Airframe Product Line
Lee Weinraub
Director of Airframe Product Line
As Director of Airframe Product Line, Mr. Weinraub manages the airframe and QEC inventory including pricing material for sale/purchase, the repair of stock, and part information. Mr Weinraub's also manages TrueAero's teardown asset model evaluations.

Prior to joining TrueAero, Mr. Weinraub graduated from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University with a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautics and a Master of Business Administration in Aviation. In addition to his product line experience, he has worked in MRO software as a technical writer and a project coordinator, and in USM in sales.