Skip to content

About Elite Team Logistics

We pride ourselves on being internationally known and locally respected as the #1 most requested Aviation Security Company by both professional and collegiate sports teams alike. 

Start your journey with an Elite experience.

Elite Team Logistics specializes in quality charter aviation security screening and has encompassed a diverse client base including corporate, government, and entertainment industries since being founded in 2016. 

We pride ourselves on being internationally known and locally respected as the #1 most requested Aviation Security Company by both professional and collegiate sports teams alike. 

Our goal is to start every journey ensuring the safety of our clients and their guests while providing an elevated customer service experience unlike any other.

Our screening teams are strategically placed across the country to meet all of your travel needs. From taking off to touchdown we will coordinate every detail including strategic consulting, private charters, ground security coordination, catering, professional aviation security screening, and more. 

Every team member of Elite Team Logistics completes an extensive airline-backed and TSA-approved security training program to ensure all regulations are being met. 

The pride we place behind wearing an ETL badge is truly a badge of honor, and it’s an honor for us to be a part of your journey. 

“I couldn’t be more thankful for the opportunity to work with Elite Team Logistics. This job allows me to make some much-needed extra income, the work is easy and enjoyable, and the people are great! :)”
“I joined Elite Team while I was still a flight attendant as a plan to have a retirement job in the future. It has been a great addition to my life as I am now retired. I love working with my Dallas team and watching as ETL continues to flourish. ”
David R.
Play Video

Our Team

Our Team Is Ready For You!

We have the right team to keep you traveling safely.

We Are Here For You

Our Team

Brian Henkel
Brian Henkel

Brian Henkel founded Elite Team Logistics in 2016 while having a vision to revolutionize and elevate the customer service experience. His solution was tailor made for the charter aviation industry with a focus on passenger and client satisfaction. When the world shut down due to Covid 19, he saw an opportunity to innovate what a logistics company could accomplish with scale and ambition. During the evolution over the last 6 years, he has infused his pillars of success into the very fabric of our corporate identity. We have invested in CRM tools to streamline business operations and employ next generation scheduling tools for our valued clients. Brian has a degree in Broadcast Communications combined with 21 years within the aviation industry.

Emily Pike
Operations Manager

Emily supports our mission in a thousand different ways behind the scenes. She supports multiple efforts across departments. She has a degree from Le Moyne College

Jacob Anderson
HR Manager

Jake is a SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management) certified HR Professional with over 9 years of experience in the field. He has a diversified background covering all aspects of Human Resources with a specialty in benefits and compensation. He is a graduate from Malone University (Pro Football Hall of Fame town) holding a Business Degree and is a licensed notary. He has always loved the aviation industry since his father was a recreational pilot and his family belonged to the EAA club. He is excited to support our growing team.

Heather Urbanic
Heather Urbanic
Master Scheduler

Heather is a graduate of Kent State University with a degree in Psychology. She had a tenured career as a teacher and at that time decided she had a passion for logistics and security. She comes to us with a broad spectrum of tools that continues to help Elite Team expand and achieve.

Betsy Casey
Betsy Casey
Organizational Development and Learning

Betsy came to us as the Head Corporate trainer in August of 2016 when Elite Team Logistics was founded. Prior to assuming corporate staff responsibilities, Betsy worked above and below the wing for terminal operations. She is a proud veteran of the U.S. Army serving for 8 years. Some of her responsibilities include aviation regulatory compliance, hiring, training, and overall operations. She brings to us 9 years of Aviation experience.

Screen Shot 2022-06-06 at 1.07.57 PM
Shannon Norris
Accounting Specialist

Shannon has been a Practice Manager for the past 19 years. Passionate about the aviation industry, she is a tireless support system for Elite Team payroll and invoicing.