MD Turbines’ team consists of highly qualified A&P accredited mechanics that were hand picked by Manny De Jesus in order to uphold the companies’ core values of exceeding customer satisfaction and consistently surpassing the industry standard.
Manny De Jesus
Born and raised in Puerto Rico. Manuel De Jesus is the Founder and President of MD Turbines, MD Turbines Repairs and MD Turbines Logistics. He has an A&P license and has worked in various capacities in the aviation industry. His passion for aviation started at the age of 16 and developed to the point where in 2011, he decided to start his own company to be able to meet the changing needs of the clients in the industry. Today, with over 19 years of experience, his drive continues to be intact & his businesses continue to grow. Manny is also known for his kind and generous heart when it comes to giving a helping hand. Manny is a supporter of the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, His House Children’s Home, and is the first to give aid in natural disasters, not to mention he also serves as a sponsor of youth sports.
VP Client Services
Edda De Jesus
Born and raised in Puerto Rico. Edda De Jesus is the Client Services Manager at MD Turbines. With a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico-Mayaguez, one of her top skills is the optimization of complex processes/organizations, which makes her the adequate person responsible for ensuring client satisfaction as well as streamline business operations at MD Turbines. Edda joined MD Turbines back in 2015 and brings over 19 years of proven expertise in the management field.
Mat Maritza is the Logistics Director with over 25 years in the industry. His efforts have helped MD Turbines Logistics grow exponentially in the last 4 years with a goal of 50 trucks by 2022. Mats great personality and charisma wins everyone over, but what sets him apart is his knowledge in transporting engines. He is known as Sir Matt, Captain Matt or most recently grandpa. He enjoys a good cigar and chilled beer while cruising on his fishing boat.
Zucel Gutierrez joined the team in 2016. She brings to the MD Turbines team over 25 years of experience in the aviation industry. Zucy spends most of her time with her family, cheering on her 16 year old baseball player Moses and her 24 year old doctor to be Alexandra. She is a wife to Robert and also a dog mom to the best English bulldog around. She is always looking for opportunity for growth personally and the business! Let’s not forget to mention her favorite phrases are: “We got this”, “ you’re the best” and “ we don’t play here” Lol 😊
Rafael is the Logistics Manager at MD Turbines Logistics. Like most of the team, Rafael has worn many hats and is an integral part of MD Turbines Logistics. He has a beautiful wife, Aureliz, and father of two, Ivan and Elissa. Rafael enjoys a very active lifestyle with his family and friends. Completed all three levels of the Spartan Race within a year, avid traveler, does amazing work gold plating, but most of all is spending quality time with his kids.
Quality Control Supervisor
Jessie Cardenas is the newest member of the MD Turbines Repairs team as our Vice President of Operations. He brings over 24 years of experience in the aviation industry. Jessie is the go to person for any technical question. He enjoys traveling abroad and is a huge sports fan from college football with the University of Miami Hurricanes to the Miami Dolphins, Miami Heat and even a good Marlins game also enjoys deep sea fishing and Dominos. He also sets up the best tailgate party, the food is unbelievable thanks to his wife’s special sauce!
Maggie joined MD Turbines’ Accounting Dept. in April of 2012. She has been in the aviation field since 1998. Maggie has a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. The beach is Maggie’s happy place and New York is her home away from home. She also enjoys reading and spending time with family and friends.
Cindy started working part time at MD Turbines in 2012 and joined full time in 2014. She works in the accounting department. Cindy graduated from Florida International University with a Bachelors Degree in Business Administration. She is also a huge Miami Heat fan, enjoys traveling, trying new food, and going to sporting events.