NBAA Announces Recipients of 2023 Leadership Conference Scholarship

Contact: Dan Hubbard, 202-783-9360,;
Molly Hitch, 202-783-9353,

Charlotte, NC, Feb. 28, 2023 – The National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) today announced that the association’s Business Aviation Management Committee has selected three individuals as recipients of its 2023 Leadership Conference Scholarship.

Each scholarship covers the cost of registration associated with attendance at NBAA’s 2023 Leadership Conference, taking place this week in Charlotte, NC. The Leadership Conference is designed for current and future leaders in all facets of the business aviation industry, from aircraft operators to vendors who provide products and services within the industry.

The Leadership Scholarship is sponsored in 2023 by donations from committee members and members of the business aviation industry. The winners will be recognized during the conference by the Business Aviation Management Committee. 

The 2023 Leadership Conference recipients are:

Rebecca Torres: Torres is an aerial services project manager based in Chamblee, GA.

Mya J. Coley: Coley is a certified flight instructor and coordinator of aviation operations for a flight department in Newburgh, NY.

Emily White: White is a senior specialist in data and tech analysis with a private company in San Antonio, TX. 

Learn more about NBAA’s Leadership Conference.

NBAA offers several scholarships to promote professional development and business aviation careers. For more information about NBAA scholarships, contact NBAA Senior Manager, Professional Development, Molly Hitch at or visit


Founded in 1947 and based in Washington, DC, the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) is the leading organization for companies that rely on general aviation aircraft to help make their businesses more efficient, productive and successful. The association represents more than 10,000 company and professional members and provides more than 100 products and services to the business aviation community, including the NBAA Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (NBAA-BACE), the world’s largest civil aviation trade show. Learn more about NBAA at

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