About Us

Raven is a career development firm founded by James Onieal in 2010. Our advisors provide clients with a personalized career development plan developed with their background, skills, and goals in mind. We believe in working closely with you throughout your career development lifecycle, identifying practical paths towards achieving your goals. Our advisors are rated Air Line Transport Pilots and current Captains and have worked throughout the aviation industry flying as Regional, Fractional, Corporate, and Civilian Government pilots. In addition to their flying backgrounds, our team holds experience in flight department management, safety, training, regulatory compliance, as well as pilot recruitment, interviewing, and hiring. Raven Career Development approaches each new client with an open mind, listening closely for what motivates, fulfills, and challenges them. This client centered approach results in tailored strategies that practically apply to your unique situation and goals.

Meet the Team


James Onieal

Founding Partner

James Onieal

James Onieal founded Raven Career Development in 2010 with the goal of providing aviation professionals with the tools and resources to successfully network, market, strategize, and develop their careers within the aviation industry. Focused on delivering high quality customer-focused services, James has helped hundreds of pilots and aviation professionals across all disciplines of the industry including corporate, charter, airline, and military segments. His personalized approach to career development has become one of the core values that Raven clients continue to appreciate with each interaction.

Jason Herman

Partner

Jason Herman, CAM

Jason currently serves as a Lead Captain managing a Citation CJ4 account under FAR Parts 91 and 135 and is an NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM). He also volunteers his time as Chairman of the NBAA Part 135 Subcommittee. In addition to his role as an active pilot, Jason currently works as an advisor with Raven Career Development to help guide clients in their quest to confidently and professionally communicate their background and experience for future employment consideration with top flight organizations throughout the world.

Brad Lindow

Partner

Brad Lindow, CAM

Brad currently serves as a Captain for a Part 91 flight department flying a Cessna Citation CJ3 and utilizes his extensive background to assist in the management of the operation. He holds an ATP certificate with type ratings in the Cessna Citation 500 series and Citation 525 series aircraft and is an NBAA Certified Aviation Manager (CAM). His vast experience, combined with his passion to assist other industry professionals in their journey to advance their careers allows Brad to assist Raven Career Development clients in all aspects of their professional development.