Mike Durant is the Pinnacle President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Durant oversees all aspects of the company, including development of company mission and purpose, ensuring adequate resources and effective management, providing fiscal accountability and budget approval, and establishing strategic plans, goals, and objectives. Mike has more than 35 years’ experience as an operator, technical expert and executive level manager in the aerospace industry. His military operational experience includes rotary wing Attack, Assault, Medevac and Special Operations aviation and training. His executive and program management experience includes the management of multiple business areas and contracts in the areas of aircraft modernization, engineering development, logistics and aviation services. Mr. Durant is a New York Times best-selling author of In the Company of Heroes and The Night Stalkers. He was the pilot of Black Hawk helicopter Super Six Four that was shot down during the Battle of Mogadishu, Somalia in 1993.