Leadership Team

Dylan Fast

President & CEO

Dylan began a lean operation in 1995 and has successfully grown it to be the largest fleet of business aircraft in Manitoba with a growing number of enthusiastic employees. 

Anthony Dyck

General Manager

Anthony brings nearly 2 decades of aviation experience to his role as General Manager. He joined Fast Air in 2004 as an aircraft maintenance engineer (AME).

Matt Johnson

Operations Manager

 As Fast Air’s Operations Manager, Matthew combines his exceptional abilities as a professional pilot with strong decision-making and sound management skills. 

Dan Rutherford

Marketing & Business Development

Dan is focused on growing the Fast Air brand and exploring new opportunities in Business Aviation. He also leads Marketing to growth a broader client base.

Shelley Gerbrandt

Sales & Logistics

Shelley ensures that the sales and customer service team at Fast Air provide a professional and comfortable experience from start to finish.

Jonathan Ray

Financial Controller

Jonathan joined Fast Air in 2014, his broad experience as a CPA|CA with MNP LLP gives him a strong foundation for managing the diverse financial needs of a dynamic company like Fast Air.


Cecily Kennedy

Chief Pilot 703/704 – Fast Air Ltd

As Fast Air Chief Pilot her duties involve  the implementation of training, communications She holds many ratings including  Check Pilot. She was a recipient of the ‘Top 20 Under 40’ in aviation recognition by Wings Magazine in 2018.

Kevin Lawes

Chief Pilot 703 – Vanguard Air Care

Kevin’s duties involve responsibility for the professional standards and supervision of the pilots, developing standard operating procedures and developing and implementing all required approved training programs.

Dennis Lyons

MMM, CD, AME, Person Responsible for Maintenance (PRM)

Dennis Lyons is the Person Responsible for Maintenance for Fast Air Ltd. In addition to this he is also the Operations Manager for the Helicopter Division. 

Denis Bourgouin

Director Of Maintenance

The Director of Maintenance position duties involves managing aircraft maintenance needs for both internal and external customers, developing procedures and processes for the AMO, and staff. Denis joined Fast Air in 2000 as an AME apprentice He was the recipient of the ‘Top 20-Under-40’ for year 2016 awarded by Wings Magazine. 

Ross Bale

Chief Flight Medic

Ross joined Fast Air in 2010 and brings 30 years of emergency medical experience to the Fast Air Team. His hands-on approach in managing the medevac operation has helped to take Fast Air Medevac to a nationally recognized level of service delivery.

"A successful company has a unified leadership team that works together and can have fun while doing it."
- Anthony Dyck GM