057_-009Colgan Air Services was started as Professional Flight Training in June of 1989 in La Crosse, WI. In October 1992, Tim and Debra Colgan purchased the Heileman Air Services building on the southeast side of the La Crosse Municipal Airport and the name was later changed to Colgan Air Services to reflect the change in ownership.

Tim Colgan began his career in aviation as a corporate pilot for G. Heileman and was then named general manager of Heileman Air Services. Today, Tim has over 4000 hours in Citations, 1000 hours in Lear Jets and 1500 hours in King Airs with an overall total of 16,000 hours. In addition, Tim is a FAA check airman and a FAA Designated Pilot Examiner.

Debra was the regional accounting manager for Century Telephone Company and is currently the accountant for Colgan Air Services.