JSSI expands financial leadership team


Jet Support Services, Inc (JSSI) has appointed two senior leaders to strengthen its financial division. Tim Elberfeld joins the maintenance support and financial services provider as chief financial officer (CFO) and Ken Goodman will head the company’s pricing, asset management and insurance work  as chief underwriting officer.


Both will report directly to company chairman and CEO, Neil Book. Elberfeld, with more than  two decades of finance and accounting experience, has also taken up the position of head of information technology at the Chicago-based firm. “Tim’s experience and leadership has already been felt across the organisation,” said Book.


Elberfeld previously spent 10 years at information, risk and fraud prevention solutions company TransUnion. Based in Johannesburg, South Africa, he held leadership roles such as chief accounting officer and chief financial officer working across  Africa. He also spent 12 years with professional services network PricewaterhouseCoopers.


“I look forward to working with my colleagues at JSSI to help drive the business into the future,” said Elberfeld.


Goodman has transferred to the new position of chief underwriting officer after serving as JSSI’s CFO for six years. Before joining JSSI, Goodman worked for 20 years as NetJets’ senior vice president of financial planning and analysis, He has  also worked at Victoria’s Secret’s real estate division.


Book said, “I am grateful to Ken for the tremendous job he’s done as CFO over these last six years. I’m excited to see him take on this new challenge and apply his industry knowledge to take our underwriting organisation to the next level.”