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#8 Steve Kapur

Steve Kapur was born in New York and currently resides in Sparta, New Jersey. He has been flying with the GEICO Skytypers for more than a decade. He also has a commercial pilot’s license and serves as a flight instructor.

Steve is one of the few members of the team to develop his aviation credentials as a civilian. He earned his private “ticket” later adding an instrument rating and subsequently earning his commercial and instructor’s licenses. Steve has also studied aerobatics.

Steve has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from St. Norbert College and a master’s degree in marketing from Marquette University. Steve is an accomplished marketing professional with more than 25 years of managing successful brands and programs.

In addition to his marketing and sales work for the GEICO Skytypers Team, Steve is also recognized for his exemplary work in packaged goods airshow marketing for Kraft Foods and GlaxoSmithKline. His aviation credentials include Com, CFI, NATA formation card, and airshow performer. Steve has association affiliations with AOPA, EAA, NATA and Tailhook. In Steve’s role as Marketing Officer for the team, he combines his talent for developing high impact marketing programs with his passion for flying.  Often serving as the team spokesperson, Steve also created and developed the team’s webisode series, “In-Formation,” a behind-the-scenes look at life as an air show performer.