October Chamber Breakfast to Feature Matt Chaifetz, Contour Aviation

Published Monday, September 5, 2022 10:00 am

The Paducah Area Chamber of Commerce will host their October Power in Partnership Breakfast on October 13. The breakfast is delayed by one week due to Fall Break. The speaker is Matt Chaifetz, Chief Executive Officer at Contour Aviation, Barkley Regional Airport’s new air service provider. The breakfast is sponsored by Paducah Bank. 

The breakfast begins at 7:30 a.m. at the Julian Carroll Convention Center. Pre-registration is required by Monday, October 10 by 2 p.m. at paducahchamber.org or call 270-443-1746. Power Card holders do not have to pre-register. The cost is $20.  

Matt Chaifetz has almost two decades of leadership experience in aviation as both an executive and entrepreneur. He began his career at the age of thirteen as the Founder of Innovative Travel Concepts (ITC), which quickly grew to become a leading provider of back-end services to the travel industry.  

After selling ITC in 2002, Matt spent time at JetBlue Airways and The Jetstream Group before founding Contour Flight, an air fulfillment agency specializing in commercial aircraft in 2009. Matt joined Contour Aviation as an equity partner and Director in 2013 prior to assuming the CEO role in 2015. He received his undergraduate degree from The George Washington University and is an avid private pilot.

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