We're the same team that has built thousands of aircraft refuelers operating all over the world -- the same group you've known and trusted for years.

We are lifelong aviation professionals, so we understand what's at stake every time an aircraft is fueled.  That's why we relentlessly commit ourselves to quality, reliability, innovation, and safety. When it comes to aircraft refuelers, everything matters.  That's something we understand.

We want to build your next aircraft refueler truck.  Expect more from us, and we'll deliver.

Steven Paul

Steven Paul began his career in the aircraft refueler manufacturing industry as a young man working in the family business.  From there, he learned and worked every position in the company before eventually becoming President & CEO.

Today, Steven invests his time serving customers, developing partnerships with key suppliers and providing guidance to the management team. His entire professional life has been devoted to supporting the community of aircraft fueling operators, including airlines, in-to-plane contractors, fixed based operators, oil companies, fuel marketers, cargo companies, military organizations and corporate flight departments.

As part of the ownership group of SkyMark, Steven is committed to keeping SkyMark permanently at the top of the airplane refueling industry - whatever it takes.

"My customers are my family.  They matter to me, and that drives everything about my business."
Steven Paul

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Jose Molina
Executive Vice President of International Sales

Direct line: +1 (913) 749-1203

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Jose Molina

Jose has an extensive academic background which includes a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and a Masters in Business Administration. His skills and abilities include sales, marketing, finance and supply chain management. Jose's 20-year career in the fueling industry in addition to his bilingualism and in-depth knowledge of the international market, makes him an essential part of the SkyMark’s global operations.

“Aviation Refueling is a growing industry and there is still much to be discovered. At SkyMark we are paving the path for discovery and success.”

Marty Pelkey

Marty Pelkey joins the Skymark team bringing with him 27 years of experience.

Marty will lead Skymark's International Operations in Southeast Asia, the Middle East and Africa region.

He will play a fundamental role in the development of the company’s ongoing expansion and growth into emerging markets.

Before joining Skymark in October of 2020, Marty served as Director of International Sales for 11 years and Director of Military and Government sales for 16 years where he was instrumental in the development of those programs.

His experience in export and travels to over 40 countries will complement the challenges one faces when dealing with different cultures and languages and will bring added value to Skymark Refuelers.

"I look forward to working with a top-notch engineering, quality and manufacturing team that specializes in building the world's best aircraft refuelers; along with the creative, quick-witted, and innovative sales team. "
Marty Sales Director | SkyMark Refuelers
Marty Pelkey
Director of Sales

Direct line: +1 (913) 669-6917  

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David Price
President, COO

Direct line: +1 (913) 749-1210  

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David Price

David Price, a manufacturing and technology expert, began his career in heavy manufacturing at Armco Steel Company where he worked in different technical and management roles. With his passion to work in the fields of manufacturing and technology, he was able to lead Watcher Electric Company, a small electrical firm in Kansas City, and made it into one of the largest in the city. David always had a desire to have a company of his own and thus invested in Brown Industries LLC, where he was able to get a successful turnaround. Later, he joined DeBruce Manufacturing Group where he not only acquired but was also able to merge three manufacturing companies into one.

David has a sound academic and professional background, which is evident in his work. He holds a Bachelors of Science Degree in Electricity / Electronics Technology. He also has a Master of Science Degree in Industrial Management from the University of Central Missouri. The professional knowledge ranges from working 20 years in the electrical construction industry and another 10 years of direct experience in manufacturing. David is also a member of the YPO and has served as the Chairman of the Board of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Heart of America Chapter.

"I use my skills to lead others through strategic planning to achieve their desired results."

Scott Burton

Scott Burton's 30-year career in aviation began as a junior assembly technician building aircraft refueler trucks. Today he leads the Customer Service department of the largest aircraft refueler manufacturer in the world. Along the way, Scott has been a production supervisor, plant manager, quality assurance manager and materials manager.

As a pilot and certified flight instructor, Scott has a deep appreciation of the importance of our product and the role we play in aviation safety. His experience, expertise, and authentic concern for our product safety influences everything we do.

Under Scott’s leadership, every production technician is made a professional. Unlike mass-produced repetitively manufactured products, our aircraft refuelers are hand crafted – a practice that relies on integrity, care, and professionalism.

"As a pilot, I have a unique understanding of the importance of this product .  The safety of aviation relies on our professionalism and integrity. Everybody at SkyMark understands that."
Scott Burton
Vice President of Technical Support and Customer Service

Direct line: +1 (913) 653-8106  

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Joe Spoon
Vice President of Operations, SkyMark Ohio

Direct line: +1 (567) 429-1075

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Joe Spoon

Joe Spoon began in the aircraft refueler industry 25 years ago as a shop foreman. Before that, he had a 10-year career managing a truck service center.

Joe directs the operations of our manufacturing plant in Findlay, Ohio where we exclusively build our complex wide-body refueling tankers and hydrant dispensers, and where we provide overhaul services for our customers’ existing fleets of aircraft refuelers. Over the years, Joe has become widely known as our industry’s “best-in-class” provider of aircraft refueler overhaul, refurbishment, and repair services.

The Findlay operation features 35,000 square feet of production space, a climate-controlled test facility, and many of the most experienced assembly technicians in the world.

Examples of Joe's past projects include:

  • Port Authority of New York and New Jersey – Quantity 186 - Hydrant Dispensers & 10,000 USG Jet Refuelers
  • Andrews Air Force Base: Quantity 26 – Hydrant dispensers and 6,000 USG Jet Refuelers
  • Air BP: Quanity 30 – Jet Refuelers
  • ASIG: Quantity 10 – 10,000 USG Jet Refulers
  • ExxonMobil: Quantity 30 - Jet Refuelers
"There is a certain satisfaction knowing that our equipment fuels the world's aviation transportation system.  It's an awesome responsibility, and nobody can do it like us."

Eric Ferguson

Eric Ferguson has spent his entire professional career as an aircraft refueler engineer. Over the past 10 years, Eric has designed and engineered countless refuelers for customers in the United States, South America, Central America, Asia , Africa, and throughout the Middle East.

Customers regularly pay Eric the highest of all complements when they request that he personally engineer their projects. They also count on Eric to provide amazing post-delivery technical support for years to come whenever the need may arise.

Notwithstanding his advanced technical abilities and breadth of experience, Eric knows how to listen to his customers and equipment operators. He respects his customers as the final authority regarding their equipment requirements. His goal is to thoroughly learn and understand what those requirements are, offer his knowledge, and make sure the end product is perfect in every way.  For Eric, it's a passion to provide customers exactly what they expect.

"SkyMark is a place where people collaborate - where suppliers, technicians and customers come together with a shared vision.  The result is spectacular equipment."
Eric Ferguson
Engineering Manager, Findlay Operations

Direct line: +1 (567) 429-1075

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