Cris Owens - Accountable Manager
Cornelius “Cris” Owens started his aviation career in October of 2000 after serving four years in the United States Marines Corps. Cris graduated from Spartan School of Aeronautics in 2002 with his CFR 14 FAA Part 65 Airframe & Powerplant Certificate and in 2005 gained his Inspection Authorization.
Cris has worked for Airlines, Aircraft Manufacturers, and Aviation government contractors on several programs. Cris embraces all aspects of aircraft maintenance including working as an administrator and going on the floor turning wrenches to show the young mechanics he still has the Midas Touch.
The highlight of Cris’s career has been writing and implementing several programs approved by the FAA. He is a jack of all trades in aircraft maintenance.
Ivy Hunt - General Manager/CFO
Ivy Hunt is an Idaho native and comes to us with many years of management experience. She has a background in aviation as her husband is a pilot and flight school owner, one of her sons is also a pilot and another son is currently doing his flight training. Aviation has been in the family for years. Ivy and her husband raised four children, three boys and a girl, just outside of Caldwell.
Ivy has been heavily involved in a local soccer club in Caldwell for 20 years - promoting the community growth and popularity of the sport. She is an Optimist International member of the Caldwell Optimist Club and volunteers her time for the benefit of children in our community. Ivy loves the Idaho mountains; she enjoys hiking, camping, hunting, being in the pine trees, and everything about nature, most especially thunderstorms and rain! Her children often witness her running outside to watch the lightning, listen to the thunder, and feel the wind and rain.
Qmulus Aviation is excited to have Ivy as our dedicated General Manager and a member of our team. She keeps everything organized in our aviation business world and is a true asset.
Marco Carpio - Chief Inspector
"Aviation is proof that given the will, we have the capacity to achieve the impossible." -Eddie Rickenbacker
Marco’s earliest memories contain a fascination for aviation. At an incredibly young age he knew he wanted to be a pilot or a mechanic. He just wanted to be around airplanes. Marco grew up in Queens, NY, where he attended Aviation High School and the College of Aeronautics. In 1997, he received his airframe & powerplant license while at Aviation High School. Then, in 2014, he earned his pilot’s license out of Farmingdale’s Republic Airport. Marco is excited to be a part of the amazing Qmulus Aviation team. He comes to us with a variety of experience working in general aviation Part 91 and air carrier Part 135 and 121.
“As a leader I hope to continue to mentor young men and women looking to join the aviation industry. Morals, values, and integrity, along with being humble, are a big part of my life that I implement every day in my aviation career. This industry is ever changing, and I am always ready to learn something new.” -Marco Carpio
Connor Story - Maintenance Supervisor
Connor, coming from a lineage of aviation professionals, proudly joined the Qmulus Aviation team as Maintenance Supervisor in October 2020. He brings almost a decade of combined maintenance and leadership experience in general aviation ranging from single-engine Cessnas to the Cirrus Vision Jet. A proud Texan and the newest Boise resident; he is ecstatic to meet and serve the aviation enthusiasts of his new home region.
When he is not turning wrenches, his interests include camping, hiking, traveling, fine foods, craft cocktails, and flipping furniture with his beautiful wife, Jennifer. Both share two fur babies, Corndog and Leo.
“Customer service satisfaction is met through passion, care, trust, and honesty. As a part of the Qmulus team, I can guarantee nothing but the highest quality or workmanship and respect of your aircraft.” – Connor Story
Qmulus Aviation is thrilled to welcome Connor Story to our team of experts.
Susan Crow - Logistics Manager
Susan Crow was born in Boise and raised in Canyon County. She studied business and humanities at NNU, BSU and CWI and believes in lifetime learning. Susan spent three decades in Europe, first in the travel business and later as a broker in the art business, meeting and networking with people from dozens of different countries and walks of life. She came back to Idaho in 2014 to be near her family, studied, and became board certified as a Naturopath and has worked in the health industry. She is extremely excited to be a part of the amazing team at Qmulus Aviation and looks forward to the dynamic future of the company.
Susan enjoys traveling, camping, hiking, good food, and living a healthy lifestyle.