Kathy has over 10,000 hours of combined commercial and military flight hours with United Airlines and the United States Navy and holds ratings in the B-737, B-757/767 and B-777 aircraft. Kathy received a B.S. in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from The Ohio State University (OSU) and is a graduate of the Aviation Safety Officer Program at Naval Postgraduate School. She has provided a broad range of technical support to several global commercial airlines.
Kathy serves on numerous local and state boards including Virginia Beach Military Economic Development Advisory Committee (MEDAC), Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority (VOWDA), Virginia War Memorial Foundation (VWMF), and is President of The Cape Henry Shores Civic Association.
In 2019, Kathy was honored with the Inside Business Women in Business Achievement Award https://www.pilotonline.com/2019/12/09/kathy-owens-2019-women-in-business-honoree/