Sergio Sovero

Sergio Sovero
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Sergio Sovero was born and raised in Lima, Peru. At the age of 17, he moved to the United States to attend Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (ERAU) in Daytona Beach, Florida. Sergio obtained a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science in 2017, graduating Magna Cum Laude. He served as a flight instructor at ERAU, while assuming several leadership roles within the Flight Department. These included Flight Supervisor, Quality Assurance Instructor, and Assistant Training Manager. Such involvement lead to his recognition as “Flight Instructor of the Month”, as well as “Excellence in Quality of Instruction” awards. Sovero holds a Gold Seal CFI, AGI and IGI ratings. At age 21, upon meeting the minimum requirements, he joined Republic Airways, where he participated as a Pilot Recruiter and Interviewer. Currently, he is a First Officer at Delta Air Lines, with A-320 & ERJ-170 type ratings, and a member of the ERAU Prescott Aerospace Advisory Board (AAB), providing unique perspectives to the College of Aviation pertaining curriculum development. Sergio is pursuing a Master of Science in Aviation and Aerospace Sustainability (MSAS), with a Human Factors Specialization, and engages as a mentor for various aviation organizations. He resides in Atlanta, loves traveling and visiting family in his home town of Lima.

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