board of directors
As Chief Operating Officer of F&E Aircraft Maintenance, Lisa Arinwine provides the leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure that the company has the proper operational controls, administrative reporting procedures, and organizational structure in place to effectively grow and ensure financial strength and operating efficiency.
Ms. Arinwine has been directly involved in establishing the company’s mission, vision, and values and has worked diligently to grow the start-up aircraft maintenance company into a high-demand, multimillion-dollar organization. During this period, F&E sales volume grew to over 30% of the MRO market at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX).
During her tenure as Chief Operating Officer, F&E has obtained the following certifications: 14 CFR Part 145 Air Agency Certification granted by the FAA, EASA Certification granted by the European Aviation Safety Agency, Federal Women- Owned Small Business Certification (WOSB) issuedby the (SBA) U.S Chamber of C, Minority Business Enterprise Certifications (MBE) granted by the City of Los Angeles and Southern Minority Supplier Development Council.
Ms. Arinwine’s passion for giving back to her community has led to the development of the ‘Girls in Flight for Tomorrow’ (GIFT) initiative, a community-based program fostered by F&E to support young ladies in the advancement of education (STEAM) and careers in aviation, specifically aircraft maintenance.
Chief Executive Officer
Linda Brown who recently retired, was involved with state government for over thirty years. As a representative for the California Student Aid Commission, Ms. Brown was a planner and advocate for educating the community about financial aid programs for students attending public and private universities, colleges, and vocational schools in California. As a Southern University A&M College graduate and advocate for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) she was a liaison between the state agency and HBCU colleges and college fairs offer information about financial aid process, and steps towards pursuing higher education both in and out California.
Ms. Brown has traveled throughout the state of California maintaining a thriving pipeline of students attending HBCUs as well as colleges within the state. Ms. Brown has worked with Southern University Alumni Association, U-CAN college Fair, National Black College Expo and other entities to bring success to thousands of students.
Christina Lincoln-Moore is an innovative Constructivist educational leader and mathematics advocate who is tenacious and profoundly dedicated to genuine schema reform and mindful project-based learning to engender purposeful student opportunities to love mathematics! She unequivocally believes students’ academic success in mathematics and science must not be predictable on the basis of race, ethnicity, gender, socioeconomic status, language, religion, sexual orientation, cultural affiliation, or special needs.
In August 2016, Mrs. Lincoln-Moore co-chartered the National Society of Black Engineers NSBE Jr. Chapter. The organization encourages students to build and compete in STEAM projects/competitions. NSBE Jr SoCal provides STEAM enrichment to 50 4th-8th graders twice a month.
Mrs. Lincoln-Moore presents nationally, statewide, and locally focusing on equity and access of African-Americans to Mathematics. Some of her professional presentations include National Council of Supervisors of Mathematics (NCSM), National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), California Teachers Association (CTA) Good Teaching Conference, California League of Schools, California Mathematics Council-South (CMC-S), and the California STEAM Symposium.
Chanel Young joined F&E Aircraft Maintenance in 2013 and currently serves as the Director of Strategic Development. As a corporate liaison, Ms. Young demonstrates the organic ability to enhance customer relations, engender customer loyalty and increase business opportunities, ensuring quality and satisfaction with manpower support, all while also sourcing and creating new business relationships and opportunities. Ms. Young is constantly reinventing the traditional approach to sales and presentation, training, project and client management, and her most favorite part of business.... Networking!
Ms. Young has been responsible for overseeing the growth and development of business for F&E Aircraft by providing insight to the "bigger picture”. Possessing the uncanny ability to tap into networks, evaluate industry trends and take a creative yet common sense approach to business, Ms. Young has a proven track record of making sure client goals, projects or missions are vetted, screened and managed responsibly - on-time and within budget.
Well known for her unique “gift” of captivating and direct communication, Ms. Young is
driven by the passionate pursuit, a wealth of experience and imagination and has taken lead with a simple concept: Seek Synergies!
Kimberly Sutton’s interests have always been in mathematics and technology and she wanted to give back to the community by helping children. Mrs. Sutton wanted to introduce children, especially girls and young women, to the academic areas of mathematics and technology. Mrs. Sutton has held various teaching roles focusing on mathematic disciplines and special education within the Corona/Norco Unified School District.
Mrs. Sutton’s passion for giving back to the community has led her to currently being a member of a female team that does Grief and Loss counseling at Chino Institute for Women. Her current plans are to continue to give back to the community in the field of education while addressing the STEAM program.