Gary Spitalnik is Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Wheels Up, the revolutionary membership-based private aviation company that significantly reduces the upfront cost to fly privately. He has more than 20 years’ experience developing and executing major brand events, sponsorships and hospitality programs in the world of sports, entertainment, music, arts and culture.
In 2000, Mr Spitalnik became Vice President of Events and Special Projects with Marquis Jet, sold to NetJets in 2010. Previously, he founded SuperStar EXP, an arm of SFX Entertainment, where he was also Head Coach for four years and prior to this he was Director of music tour sponsorships at SFX, which is now one of the world’s largest music event producers.
An active participant in philanthropic and social causes, Mr Spitalnik is an Advisory Board Member of the Jack Martin Fund, which provides support in medical care to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases. He is also an Honorary Chairman of Colel Chabad, the charity providing assistance to needy people in Israel.