John B. Foster, IV (“Johnny”) serves as President and CEO of OGARAJETS, headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. Founded in 1980, Johnny joined the company in 1991 and was appointed President in 2005, followed by full management and ownership in 2013.
Recognized by his trademark bow ties, beard, and rarely in socks, Johnny embraces a business acumen grounded in a fully transparent and ethical moral code influenced by his father, industry veteran John Foster. Johnny sets the strategic vision for OGARAJETS with a priority set on responsible growth, uncompromised leadership, and excellence in all actions. Since his time with the company, OGARAJETS has completed more than 750 global transactions valued in excess of $3.5 billion.
Johnny served on the board for the National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA, now IADA), most recently as chairman from 2015-2017. He also served on the board for the Georgia Business Aviation Association (GBAA), leading efforts to the development and launch of the GBAA Scholarship Initiative. Locally, Johnny formed a strategic partnership between OGARAJETS and Aviation Career Enrichment (ACE / http://myflyace.org/) , an Atlanta-based flight school whose primary mission is to serve its students by providing a positive and nurturing environment to boost academic and life skills through exposure to aviation training.
Johnny is a graduate of Colorado State University and an active member of the Southern 7 Chapter of YPO (Gold).
Johnny is married to his lifelong friend, Laura, and they have three children.
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