Meet Your API Team

Sheryl Barden Aviation Personnel International


President & CEO

Sheryl helps our clients attract and retain the level of talent they’re seeking, serving as a trusted advisor on HR-related matters. She’s regarded as a thought leader on aviation hiring trends and issues, such as the talent shortage. Read bio or email Sheryl

Jennifer Steele - Jennifer Pickerel - Aviation Personnel International


Director, Client and Candidate Services

Jennifer has responsibility and oversight of the company’s two service delivery functions: Client Services and Candidate Services. She also serves in a business development role. Read bio or email Jen

Jenny Showalter API


Client Services Manager

Jenny works directly with API’s client hiring managers to identify their professional and cultural needs and matches them with highly vetted, qualified candidates.  Read bio or email Jenny

Codi Quick Aviation Personnel International


Business Manager

Codi collaborates with API’s recruiting team, candidates and clients throughout the hiring process, by providing seamless technology, recruiting logistics and pre-employment and communication support. Read bio or email Codi

debbi laux aviation personnel international aviation candidate specialist


Candidate Services Manager

Partnering with our search firm’s project managers, Debbi Laux helps identify top industry talent, bringing attention to the most qualified candidates for API’s aviation-related positions. Read bio or email Debbi

Janice K. Barden founded API in 1971 and is known as a business aviation "game changer." See how she changed our industry. Learn more