Dan is a university trained CFII. He graduated from Southern Illinois University in 1998 with a Bachelor's Degree in Aviation Management and is an Instrument Rated Commercial Pilot, and Flight Instructor. In addition to aviation Dan has worked as a business analyst and recently completed a master’s degree. As a Synergy Flight Instructor Dan stands ready to serve as your ambassador to aviation.
Jay Phillips was born and raised right here in Bloomington/Normal. He began flying at the age of 16 and eventually graduated in 2002 from Southern Illinois University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management and Airport Planning. After Southern Illinois University he attended Airline Training Academy in Orlando, FL. Jay is a full-time Vice President for a local bank in Bloomington and a Part-time Certified Flight Instructor for Synergy Flight Center. Aviation has been and continues to be a large part of Jay’s life and he takes great pride in training knowledgeable and safe pilots who can enjoy the Community of Aviation like he has since the age of 16.