The Crew at Hantz Air


Sarah Wagner

Sarah Wagner

Flight Operations Manager

Sarah started her career at Hantz Air in 2008 as a pilot on the Hawker 800XP and now takes care of all Hantz Air clients as Flight Operations Manager. With one call to Sarah, she can quote, schedule and take care of all your travel needs. If you need assistance with any part of your trip, before or after, Sarah is happy to help. You will not find a more knowledgeable and helpful planner than Sarah.


Sean Crooks

Chief Pilot

Proud father, southeast Michigan native, and huge aviation enthusiast, Sean Crooks started at Hantz Air in 2003. He got his start in aviation as an Aircraft Airframe and Pilot Mechanic and continued his career by earning a degree in Aviation Management. He has logged over 8500 hours in flying a variety of different aircraft. Aviation is his hobby, his passion, and his life.

Sean Crooks

Dow Shackleford

Dow Shackelford

Director of Maintenance / Facility Manager

Dow Shackelford took over Director of Maintenance responsibilities for Hantz Air in 2005. Prior to Hantz Air, Dow worked for Northrup Grumman on the B2 Bomber, as an airline and corporate aviation mechanic. He has over 20 years experience as an Airframe and Powerplant mechanic. Dow and his team are responsible for all Aircraft and Facility Maintenance.


Doug Marcum

Director of Operations

Doug has over 35 years of aviation experience as corporate, airline and survival flight pilot. In addition to chief pilot and director of operations experience, he has negotiated all company and client aircraft sales transactions as well as developed and managed FAR 91/135 flight departments for clients. Doug started the Hantz Air flight department in 2003 and is responsible for the company’s overall performance and day to day operations. He will tell you that Hantz Air's most valuable assets are its' people and Hantz Air is fortunate to have the best in the business.

Doug Marcum