Graduating from the United States Air Force Academy in 1985, Mr. Buttrell has been involved in aviation for more than 30 years in several different leadership capacities. Before leaving the US Air Force as a Captain in 1994, Fred was awarded and recognized for many prestigious accomplishments as a leader, which include a role as a mission commander during Desert Storm/Operation Southern Watch with 100% success rate and no losses. He was also chosen to brief the President of the United States on the F-15E combat systems and awarded Top Gun of his fighter squadron.
Prior to joining Med-Trans’ Mr. Buttrell dedicated over 10 years to the commercial airline industry as the head of various departments. Before exiting the airlines, his career drove him to the top as President and CEO of Comair Airlines, Inc. and CEO of Delta Connection. With proven leadership and successful business knowledge, Mr. Buttrell possesses components vital to MTC’s continued success in the medical aviation industry. Mr. Buttrell also possesses a MBA from Cox Business School at Southern Methodist University.