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Meet the team

Clifford Cruz

CEO & Founder

A veteran developer of Radio and Aircraft Communication, Cliff champions Urban Air Mobility as a lead innovator within the automated enterprise.

Kurt Grutzmacher

CTO & Founder

An expert in computer network building, Kurt coordinates technical discussions on building air traffic management, control, communications, and other critical aspects within a functional sky economy.

Derrick Lewis

CSO & Founder

With fifteen years experience of strategic corporate and technology advising, Derrick specializes in growth, risk management, cybersecurity, and human capital.

Steven Antebi


With twenty years of business, research and investment experience and an active director of multiple executive committees, including a multi-billion dollar fund, Steve is an unparalleled asset to the Skyway team.

Dick Gephardt

Board of Directors

Twenty-eight years in the United States House of Representatives and board member at Ford Motor Company, CenturyLink and U.S. Steel Corporation, Dick represents Skyway as a trusted consultant in public affairs.

Carolyn Craven


After 20 years in the airline industry managing ADHOC charters and logistics, Carolyn has spent the last 8 years working with start up companies managing business and administration.

Cory Martin

Senior Geospatial Engineer

Aftere helping create an environmental classification engine for Bayer Crop Science, Cory’s contribution at Skyway includes designing and testing code to facilitate route planning for safe flight operations.

Ken Reed

Senior Vertiport Planner

An early adopter of computer simulation of airports with an expansive portfolio, Ken’s focus is adapting current planning and simulation tools to model vertiports to help operators and stakeholders to plan appropriate infrastructure needs.

Kenneth L. Johnson

Vertiport Operations

With an MBA from the University of Phoenix and an airport certification (A.A.E), Ken helps help us monitor UTAM policies within vertiport operations.

Gage Lucas

Sr. Flight Navigation Systems

A seasoned software developer specialized in simulations and networking, Gage's expertise includes creating military simulations, a significant background in game engine development, editor tooling, and a vast array of programming certifications.

Gabriel Staffen

Sr. Navigation Pod Engineer

A highly skilled and experienced game designer, specialized in systems design and UX, with over a decade of experience in Unity Development, as well as expertise in technical art, visual design, and virtual augmented reality simulation, holding a BAS in Game and Interactive Media design.

Patrick Gould

Sr. Business Development

An award-winning Fortune 100 sales and business development executive with a love for the cutting edge of technology – PG brings an extraordinary background of business development to the Skyway team while creating success for our clients and business partners.

Brian Brown

Business Development

Previous Program Manager for UAS Operations and Army ATC Chief, Brian works with city officials, federal agencies, and corporate partners on urban planning and deployment for internal projects.

Beau Cassidy

Business Development

With a background in real estate and natural mind for business, Beau offers a fresh persepective to the tech industry as he deals with stakeholders from the public sector and local municipalities

Whitney Harris

Director of Marketing

Whitney is a marketing expert and skilled copywriter focused on communicating the Skyway mission to investors, industry peers and accessible audiences through event planning, digital marketing, and public outreach.

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