Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Aeroplex/Aerolease Group CEO Recognized at the Mayor’s Long Beach Business Awards

On Friday, August 12, fifty leaders were honored by Mayor Robert Garcia at the offices of Keesal, Young and Logan for their outstanding contributions to the local economy and community. At the first annual Long Beach Business Awards, award recipients from both big and small organizations in the Long Beach area were chosen for their hard work and innovation.

Curt Castagna, President and CEO of the Aeroplex/Aerolease Group at Long Beach Airport (LGB), was recognized for his contributions to general aviation and business aviation. Castagna’s expertise ranges from airport operations to environmental regulations, and he has worked in the aviation industry for over 35 years. Castagna is a graduate of California State University, Long Beach and teaches as an adjunct professor in the aviation program at California State University, Los Angeles.

Fellow award winners included Steve Goodling of the Long Beach Convention & Visitors Bureau, Mario and John Molina of Molina Health Care, Vivian Shimoyama of Long Beach City College, and Mina and Luis Hernandez of Deli News Pizza. Find the full list of honorees here.

Curt Castagna and Mayor Robert Garcia pose for the cameras.