Mr. Anthony Romeo, Chairman and CEO
Mr. Romeo began his transportation career in 1971 with Overseas National Airlines. He held Vice President Positions at Mid-West Airlines and Fleming International Airlines. In 1980 he saw the opportunity to support the rapidly growing supplemental and cargo airline industry with third-party handling services and founded Miami Aircraft Support. Miami Aircraft Support grew to be one of the largest providers of ground-handling services in the United States. Supporting such customers as Emery Worldwide, Kitty Hawk, Evergreen International and Express One, Miami Aircraft Support became the largest non-direct Postal Service contractor. The company’s operations supported the prime Postal Service contractors in ANET, WNET, DNET, Coastal Taxi, PMPC, and CNET peak season operations. The company was sold in 1999. Once again seeing the need for quality handling support to the aviation and warehousing community, Mr. Romeo founded Cargo Force in 2002 and purchased the business of Advance Cargo Services in 2003. In 2009, Mr. Romeo purchased the business operations of International Cargo Marketing Consultants (Alliance Airlines). That company will experience approximately $56 million in revenues in 2010. The combined companies now operate in twelve cities for over 20 major customers, including eight Terminal Handling Service Contracts (THS). As with all successful privately owned corporations, Mr. Romeo is very active and hands-on in the daily operation of the company. Tony views the Postal Service as an important and key customer in the growth of Cargo Force.
Jared Azcuy, Chief Operating Officer
Mr. Azcuy contributes nineteen years of experience in the transportation handling industry. As Vice President of Administration for Miami Aircraft Support, Mr. Azcuy oversaw all administrative, accounting and finance functions handled at its Miami headquarters. Following the MAS sale to WFS in 1999, Mr. Azcuy was retained by WFS to oversee the integration of both corporate offices. In 2002, Mr. Azcuy was employed by Phoenix Fuel Corporation (also owned by Mr. Romeo) as its Vice President and oversaw its finance, accounting, purchasing and sales divisions. While at Phoenix Fuel in 2002 Mr. Azcuy helped found Cargo Force where he continues to manage all the leasing, purchasing, payables, receivables, payroll, benefits and contract administration for Cargo Force’s operations and locations. Mr. Azcuy graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelors degree.
Jorge Badia, Director of Postal Operations
Mr. Badia has 19years of experience in the airline transportation and logistics field. Jorge first joined Cargo Force in 2006, by operating CNET Operation at EWR Liberty Airport, and during September 2007 opened the EWR THS. As the General Manager of the EWR THS he initiated the first CDF site in the entire nation, by planning and developing the groundwork for a nationwide cost savings program rollout for the USPS system. Today EWR CDF is the largest Consol-Deconsol Site location at USPS. During the fall 2011 Cargo Force was awarded the MTHS contract, processing and distribution of pro-grade military mail to the combat zone theatre, After the conclusion of 2012 peak season he was awarded special recognition service award receiving numerous Compliments from USPS and Military Service for one of the most successful years they had in Military mail processing. Prior to Cargo Force he was Executive Director of Operations for 12 years for an International Flight Operations Support center, UPS Air Operations Supervisor 7 years. Mr Badia holds B.S. Aeronautical Science degree from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University where hold a Multi-Commercial pilot rating, Flight Dispatcher license.