Colonel (Retired) Brian Tachias Sr. joins Yulista Holding, LLC (YHL) as Executive Vice President of Operations. Brian is based in Huntsville, Alabama, and will bring a fresh perspective and vast experience to our subsidiary operations. Brian will interface with subsidiaries in a leadership role focusing on our key business initiatives – customer service and relationships, team member engagement, new growth pursuits, and he will ensure that Yulista continues to provide the highest quality and safety standards in the industry.
Brian is a United States Army Veteran with over thirty years of service and aviation acquisition experience, culminating his military service as the Chief of Staff for the Program Executive Office (PEO) Aviation located at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama. As the Chief of Staff, he provided strategic leadership and assisted in the execution of a budget of over $30B in support of the Army’s aviation programs. Prior to his assignment at the PEO Aviation Headquarters, Brian served as the Project Manager (PM) for Army Fixed Wing Aircraft. He is recognized for establishing the Army’s first Fixed Wing Aircraft Program Management Office and quickly taking the lead of the acquisition, development, and sustainment for the Army’s fleet of 382 fixed wing aircraft.
“We are ecstatic to add Brian to the Yulista team! He’s a highly respected, experienced professional in our industry with high character, integrity, ethics, and competency. His steady and proven leadership will be a huge value driver for our customers, our team, and our partners” commented Josh Herren, President/CEO, Yulista.
Brian’s experience in industry includes having served as the Senior Vice President for MAG Aerospace, where he led an integrated team of 500 employees in support of Department of Defense deployed manned aircraft and unmanned aerial systems. Brian and his wife, Judy, are happily married, 28 years and counting. They enjoy golfing, shooting, and spending time with their 3-year old German shepherd mix, Luna Lou. They have two sons, 2nd Lieutenant Brian Tachias Jr. (24 yrs) and 2nd Lieutenant Nicholas Tachias (23 yrs).
Please welcome Brian to Team Yulista.