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Mr. Joseph A. Czyzyk

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Chairman and Chief Executive Offi...

Mercury Air Group Inc
5456 McConnell Avenue
Los Angeles, California 90066
United States

Company Description: Mercury Air Group, Inc. provides a range of services to the aviation industry through four principal operating units: Mercury Air Centers, Inc. (Air Centers),...   more
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Fairfax High School
  • California State University at Los Angeles
  • California State University at Los Angeles. He
  • California State University , Los Angeles
  • B.S. , Civil Engineering
    California State University of Los Angeles
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www.mercuryair.com, 7 Oct 2014 [cached]
Joseph A. Czyzyk Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
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Joseph A. Czyzyk
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It is this tradition of teamwork, integrity and achieving strong results that drives Mercury's Chairman & CEO-- Joseph A. Czyzyk.
Mr. Czyzyk was born in Poland, the son of Holocaust survivors; he traveled Europe as a toddler and grew up in Canada. His parents moved to the U.S. when he was 16 years old and he became a U.S. citizen.
Mr. Czyzyk has visited nearly 100 nations and has established business operations in more than 45 countries during his career, which started in the airline industry. He joined Mercury in 1984 to establish the company's cargo division. As Chairman of the Board, he privatized the company in 2006, after nearly three decades on the American Stock Exchange.
From extensive travels to every part of the globe, but with a special emphasis on South America, Asia and the Middle East, Mr. Czyzyk has deep international relationships which have allowed Mercury to expand far beyond its Los Angeles headquarters. Civic activism is a cornerstone of his career. Mr. Czyzyk served as the 2011 Board Chair of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce-the oldest and most prestigious business association in the Los Angeles region.
He is a past president of the City of Los Angeles Board of Taxicab Commissioners, having served on the Commission since its inception in 1998 until his retirement in 2008. Mr. Czyzyk has the distinction of having served as a City Commissioner under the last three consecutive Mayors of Los Angeles.
He also serves as Treasurer of the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC). Additionally, Mr. Czyzyk sits on the Board of Visitors, Graduate School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University and is Chair of the School of Public Policy's Campaign Committee.
Mr. Czyzyk is a decorated U.S. Veteran, having volunteered for two tours of duty (1966-1969) with U.S. Navy Mobile Construction Battalion (Seabees), in the U.S. and the Republic of Vietnam. He is a proud Board Member of the CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation, helping to carry on the Seabees' "can do" tradition. Mr. Czyzyk also serves as a member of the Board of Directors of U.S. Vets.
Mr. Czyzyk is a graduate of California State University at Los Angeles. He and his wife, Faye, are Los Angeles residents and are the parents of four adult children and have one grandson.
Joe Czyzyk's Mercury Career Highlights:
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Joseph A. Czyzyk
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Joe Czyzyk A longtime airline industry executive, Mr. Czyzyk is chairman of Los Angeles-based Mercury Air Group Inc.
He was born in Poland, the son of Holocaust survivors, and grew up in Canada. At the age of 16, he moved to the U.S with his parents and soon became a citizen. A graduate of California State University at Los Angeles, he served two tours of duty with the U.S. Navy Mobile Construction Battalions (Seabees) in Vietnam. He is a board member of the CEC/Seabee Historical Foundation.
Mr. Czyzyk serves on the Board of Directors of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce where he was Chairman in 2011, and also serves as treasurer of the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC). He is a member of the board of governors of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC), and is Chairman of the Board of Visitors, Graduate School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University.
He is a past president of the City of Los Angeles board of taxicab commissioners, having served on the commission since its inception in 1998 until his retirement in 2008. Mr. Czyzyk has the distinction of having served as a city commissioner under the last three mayors of Los Angeles.
He was elected to the U.S.VETS board in March 2012.
Czyzyk Commended For Ten Years ...
www.mercuryair.com, 15 Dec 2008 [cached]
Czyzyk Commended For Ten Years Of Service As City Commissioner
(Los Angeles, CA-December 15, 2008): Los Angeles City Council President Pro Tempore Wendy Greuel honored Joseph A. Czyzyk, Chairman & CEO of Mercury Air Group, on Friday, December 12, 2008 for his ten years of service as a Los Angeles City Commissioner, spanning three Mayoral Administrations and setting one of the highest records for continual commission service to the City.
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Czyzyk stepped down as President of the City of Los Angeles Board of Taxicab Commissioners in September 2008, having served on the Commission since its inception in 1998.
Czyzyk Honored: (left to right) LA City Council President Pro Tempore Wendy Greuel presents Mercury Air Group Chairman & CEO Joseph Czyzyk with a City Resolution honoring his ten years of service on the City's Taxicab Commission. Czyzyk Honored: (left to right) LA City Council President Pro Tempore Wendy Greuel presents Mercury Air Group Chairman & CEO Joseph Czyzyk with a City Resolution honoring his ten years of service on the City's Taxicab Commission.
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During his service on the Commission, Czyzyk helped lead the complicated taxicab refranchising effort, worked with the Department of Transportation and the Los Angeles Police Department on the issue of bandit cabs as well as helped launch the new "Hail-a-Taxi" (HAT) program in the City of Los Angeles.
In addressing the Los Angeles City Council and Czyzyk, Greuel said: "There's no doubt Joe has left his mark on the transportation system of Los Angeles.
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Greuel presented Czyzyk with a formal City Resolution which read, in part, "that by the adoption of this resolution, the Mayor, City Attorney, City Controller and the Los Angeles City Council commends Joseph Czyzyk on all of his achievements and gives thanks for his committed service to the Taxicab Commission and the greater community of Los Angeles.
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That's the least people can do is find a way to serve," Czyzyk told the City Council and he also commended the fine Department of Transportation employees he worked with while serving on the Taxicab Commission.
In addition to his past service to the City, Czyzyk is a current member of the Board of Directors and a Vice-Chairman of the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce, he was recently appointed to the Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) and he also serves on the Board of Governors of the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation and the Board of Visitors, Graduate School of Public Policy, Pepperdine University.
Czyzyk is a graduate of California State University at Los Angeles and a decorated U.S. Veteran, having served with the U.S. Navy Amphibious Construction Forces (Seabees) from 1966 through 1969, in the U.S. and the Republic of Vietnam and he currently serves as a Board Member of the U.S. Navy Seabees Foundation.
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www.mercuryair.com, 7 Oct 2014 [cached]
Joseph A. Czyzyk Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
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It is this tradition of teamwork, integrity and achieving strong results that drives our Chairman & CEO-- Joseph A. Czyzyk and our leadership team.
Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce - about_boardofdirectors
www.lachamber.com, 30 July 2014 [cached]
Joseph Czyzyk Chairman & CEO Mercury Air Group, Inc.
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