Meet Your Air Culinaire Worldwide Network Team
The ACW Network team is comprised of a group of seasoned professionals, led by Saverio Mongelli, Vice President of Sales, and Lori West, Global Vendor Manager. The team is dedicated to delivering consistently outstanding service and expertise to successfully provide VIP catering to corporate aviation trips. Our team has proven expertise in meeting and exceeding the highest client expectation at a growing number of ICAOs across the world.
SAVERIO MONGELLI – VP OF GUEST SERVICES & GLOBAL NETWORK
A Culinary Institute of America graduate, Chef Saverio has 16 years of in-flight catering experience and 8 years in kitchen operations. Saverio opened and ran the Air Culinaire Worldwide New Jersey/New York kitchen. He brings a culinary and operational background to the Network Team and Vendors. Saverio’s responsibilities include national sales, client management, contract negotiations, and the management and development of the sales team, Large Cabin and now the ACW Network.
Lori West – Global Vendor Manager
Lori West started working for the company in 2019 and is a graduate from West Virginia University with both her bachelors and masters. In graduate school she studied the history of Italian-American cuisines and was published for her work on Italian-American women in the 20th century. Prior to coming to Air Culinaire she worked in procurement for American Express Global Business Travel and has years of experience in marketing and events for television and radio in the Tampa area including the Verizon Senior PGA Tournament at the TPC of Tampa Bay.
Sandy Feliciano – Vendor Specialist
Sandy Feliciano has worked with the company since 2005. She has held multiple roles at Air Culinaire Worldwide, allowing her to become an expert in customer service and in-flight catering. A former resident of Puerto Rico and member of the Puerto Rican Senate, Sandy is a native Spanish-speaker and works closely with vendors in both English and Spanish-speaking countries around the world.
Jacky Quiabazza – International Sourcing Specialist
Jacky Quiabazza, born in Uruguay, is an English, Portuguese and Spanish speaker. She moved to the United States in 2014, where she began her career at Air Culinaire Worldwide as an International Sourcing Specialist. Prior to her move, Jacky spent 4 years as a Hospitality and Events Coordinator for Palladium Business Hotel and 19 years working for the Credit Suisse Bank.
Stephen Long – Domestic Vendor Specialist
Stephen Long has worked with the company since 2016. He began in Client Services before joining the Network Team. Stephen’s extensive background in the restaurant/hospitality industry and having a Bachelor of Science in Geography allows him to provide excellent customer service and knowledge for our vendors.
Alec Carregal – International Sourcing Specialist
Having a background in political science, Spanish and Russian – Alec has a strong foundation to serve and understand the needs of international clientele. Prior to joining the company Alec worked in the museum industry, serving as a presenter and instructor giving him a strong customer service mindset. Joining the company in 2020, Alec brings a fresh perspective to the business.