Honoree

Gary Spitalnik
Co-Founder and Executive Vice President,
Wheels Up

Gary Spitalnik is an event marketing professional and a corporate hospitality innovator. He has spent most of his career activating and executing major brand sponsorships in the world of sports, entertainment, music, arts and culture.

Prior to being part of the founding partner group of Wheels Up, he spent 10 years as member of the key management and marketing team of Marquis Jet, the leading provider of Private Jet Cards in the world, and with NetJets, a Berkshire Hathaway Company.

Gary and his team plan and execute all of the Wheels Up/Wheels Down experiential event marketing and sponsorship/branding initiatives, along with the hospitality and added value programs that Wheels Up offers to all of its Members. 

Gary is on the board of the Jack Martin Fund, and is on the Council of Advocates of Mount Sinai Hospital.


About Wheels Up

Wheels Up is a revolutionary membership-based private aviation company that significantly reduces the upfront costs to fly privately, while providing unparalleled flexibility, service and safety.  Wheels Up offers guaranteed availability to its private fleet of new Beechcraft King Air 350i and Citation Excel/XLS aircraft to individual, family and corporate members.

 With the cutting-edge Wheels Up mobile app, members can seamlessly book flights, manage their accounts, participate in ride-share opportunities and select Hot Flights, a vast selection of one-way “empty leg” flights that are posted daily to the app and updated in real time. Members also have access to Wheels Down, a program featuring exclusive events and experiences, unique partner benefits and a full-service luxury concierge.

 For additional information, please visit www.WheelsUp.com.