Our Team

We've been committed to our farmers since 1978, and when they say that there is no "I" in TEAM...it describes us well.  Our crew brings a dynamic set of skills, and background experiences to the table.  These coupled with a passion for service creates a customer centric environment, driven towards innovation.

Management

 
 
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Justin Kearns/Partner

Justin brings with him a strong Agricultural Background.  From developing markets for Dow AgroSciences, purchasing crop protection inputs for a National Crop Protection Distributor, to working on teams to build diversified Ag Retail Companies.  He is tasked with managing business operations, and constantly looking for ways to improve our ability to bring value to our customers.  Justin resides with his wife in Nampa, Idaho.

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Graham Kearns/Partner

Graham felt the call to move westward at a relatively early age, and upon landing in Idaho, he developed a strong passion for the Area, Agriculture, and Aviation Maintenance.  Under the tutelage of the Hubler Family, well known in the Agricultural Aviation Arena, he has honed his craft.  He is focused on leading the support team that keeps our fleet in the air, and supporting our customers.  Graham resides with his family in Nampa, Idaho.

 
 
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Becky Hubler

Accounting and HR

Becky, a native Idahoan, was born, and raised in the Treasure Valley.  She brings with her decades of experience in the finance industry, business ownership, as well as a wealth of knowledge in the Agricultural Aviation Industry.  Becky is tasked with overseeing internal accounting practices, and insuring that members of our team are positioned for success. 

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Andrea Johnson

Customer Service

Andrea brings with her over a decade of experience in customer support, and sales.  A native Idahoan, she spent her formative years in Oregon.    Andrea is a member of a Treasure Valley Farming Family, she has a strong passion for Agriculture and the Farming Community.  She is tasked with insuring that our customers have a direct line to Valley Air, and are given priority.  

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Bruce Hubler

Chief Pilot

Bruce is a member of a storied Treasure Valley Aviation family.  Serving a full career in the Army piloting an Apache Helicopter, then operating a Honeywell Service Center, as well as an Aerial Application Business.  He is tasked with managing our fleet and pilots.  Working on the front lines, insuring we can deliver for our customers, and the service that they are getting is second to none.

 

Crew

 
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Eric Hubler

Aircraft Support Lead

Eric is a Caldwell, ID native, and the grandson of Bill Hubler, the founder of Valley Air.  Growing up in a aviation centric family, it was quite natural that he has had a passion for aviation since his youth.  Eric has been working for Valley Air most of his adult life.  He has done it all from flagging, to loading, to wrenching...Eric is tasked with keeping the show going, and he does it well!

 

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Barry Hubler

Ground Crew

Growing up in the Treasure Valley, Barry decided there was more to see, and joined the U.S. Navy after high school.  Upon honorably serving his country, and having the opportunity to sail the globe, Barry decided it was time to come home and put some roots down.  Since that time, he has been working at Valley Air, which seemed to be a natural fit, given his lineage.  Barry is our go to crewman, he insures that on a daily basis, the planes spend as much time in the air as possible.

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Crewman's info

coming soon...

 

 

Pilots

 
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Bruce Hubler/Chief Pilot

Bruce is a member of a storied Treasure Valley Aviation family.  Serving a full career in the Army piloting an Apache Helicopter, then operating a Honeywell Service Center, as well as an Aerial Application Business.  He is tasked with managing our fleet and pilots.  Working on the front lines, insuring we can deliver for our customers, and the service that they are getting is second to none.

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Ben Maxwell/Pilot

Ben is a member of a multi-generational farm family, and grew up near Greenleaf, ID.  After graduating high school, he joined the military where he has many years of service, and has traversed the globe.  Upon the completion of his military service, Ben has owned several businesses, and developed a passion for Agricultural Aviation.  He has logged countless hours of application time with Valley Air.

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Matt Fuss/Pilot

Matt originally hails from Germany, but has been living in the U.S. for over 25 years.  A classically trained machinist, he started his aviation career in the Aerospace Manufacturing Industry.  Matt has been flying Ag since 2014, and has literally flown everywhere.  From New Mexico to Montana, from Nebraska to Africa, he has flown it all.  He brings a tremendous amount of experience, and skill to the Valley Air Team.