José Velez-Rubio rejoined Envoy as Vice President of its Dallas/Fort Worth hub in June 2015. Most recently, he served as Director of Customer Care and Operations for American Airlines at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA).
José began his career with American Airlines in 1985 as a Fleet Service Clerk and was rapidly promoted to Passenger Service Lead Agent, Ramp Service Supervisor and later Ramp Manager. In 1997, he was appointed Regional Manager for American Eagle in the Caribbean and two years later became the Director of American Eagle for the San Juan Hub.
José served as Vice President of International Operations for American Eagle in Puerto Rico, the Caribbean and Bahamas, along with responsibility for the Flight Service organization. He previously served as American’s General Manager in Fort Lauderdale before returning to American Eagle in 2012.
A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, José studied Business Administration at the University of the Sacred Heart.