Steven Koehler is a Michigan native with strong ties to the Detroit metropolitan area. He attended Oakland Community College receiving associate degrees in business and aviation. While flight instructing and working full time, he completed his Bachelor of Business Administration at Walsh College. Steven worked in information technology for both manufacturing and healthcare industries prior to pursuing his aviation career.
Captain Koehler joined the Lakeshore Express team in June 2012. Flying professionally since 2000, Steven has operated aircraft for scheduled airlines, on-demand cargo, and charter companies; holding an Airline Transport Pilot certificate with type ratings in the Saab 340, Jetstream 31/41, and DC-9. Aviation has taken him to Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean. Steven has also served in a variety of administrative roles with airlines in flight operations, training, and technology.
In addition to entrepreneurial endeavors, Steven enjoys being a father to his son. Other interests include sailing, shooting, hunting, fishing, golfing, traveling and technology. A favorite pastime when travelling for work includes experiencing new restaurants.
Take a moment to introduce yourself when Steven is at the controls on your flight.