Keith learned to fly at Marshfield Airport in the early 70s, while expanding his yacht sales and service business. During the 70s and 80s, he owned and operated various aircraft models in including Cessna 310, Beech Baron, and Piper Aerostars, allowing him to reach clients quickly and efficiently. Together with Ed Novak, Keith acquired Shoreline Aviation in 1988 and became the Fixed Based Operator at Marshfield Airport. Shoreline's charter and management division has grown from a small operation with a few employees to a vibrant company that has operated multiple jet, turboprop and piston models and has offices in Marshfield, MA, Bedford, MA and Palm Beach, FL. Keith has thousands of hours of flight time and is type rated in Citation 500 and 560XL aircraft. He enjoys boating, fishing, and golfing.
Principal, Director of Maintenance
Edward J. Novak
- Office: 781.834.4928
With 35 years as an Airframe and Powerplant Technician, 32 years with Inspection Authorization and numerous factory schools attended, Ed brings a breadth of technical expertise to the maintenance team. Ed has been a Principal and the Director of Maintenance at Shoreline since March of 1988. Ed graduated first in his class in 1983 from East Coast Aero Tech. Specific areas of expertise include Citation 500 series aircraft, Piper, Diamond, Cessna, Mooney and Beech aircraft as well as Pratt & Whitney PT6A, JT15D, PW535 and PW545 turbine engines and Lycoming/Continental piston engines. Ed is married with three children. He enjoys cycling and spending time with his family during his downtime.
Ann joined Shoreline in 1989. With 29 years of industry experience in aircraft sales and acquisitions, charter and aircraft management, FBO management, airport management and community relations, Ann has been instrumental in Shoreline's growth and success. With the influence of her Naval Aviator father, Ann obtained her pilot's license before her driver's license. She enjoys helping pilots pursue their passion of flying, and assisting businesses and individuals with aircraft acquisition and management solutions. She has been involved in hundreds of piston, turboprop and jet transactions. Ann has served on the NATA BOD, the Duncan Aviation CA Council, and the MA Airport Management Association BOD. She is involved in a number of local charities. Ann is an avid fly-fisherman and spends most of her spare time in or around the water.
With over 18 years as a certificated pilot, Joe brings considerable experience to the Shoreline Aviation team. Joe joined Shoreline in 2005 as a Certified Flight Instructor after earning his CFI, CFII, and MEI from ATP Flight School. Joe has served in a variety of positions, including Chief Pilot and Company Check Airmen. He has been a key member of Shoreline’s leadership team and has contributed significantly to Shoreline’s growth and success. Joe is ATP rated, experienced in a variety of aircraft types and is an excellent mentor and instructor pilot. As the Director of Operations and Check Airmen for Shoreline’s charter operation, Joe is responsible for overseeing all flight operations. He is a current Captain in our Citation 560s, 560XL, and our Cessna 414. Joe and his wife Kristen have a son Brody. They enjoy boating together.
Zach has been with Shoreline Aviation since 2018. He attended and graduated from Florida Institute of Technology in 2009 with a B.S. in Aviation Management. Zach comes to us with experience as an ATP Rated Pilot, Certified Flight Instructor and also with extensive experience with Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Zach is a Captain in our Cessna 560, 560XL and 414A Aircrafts. When he is not busy managing and training our flight crew, Zach serves as a commissioner on the Barnstable Municipal Airport Commission. Zach and his wife Krista are the parents of two healthy kids, Layla and Grady. He enjoys golf and chasing tuna in the summer months on the waters of Cape Cod.
Matt joined the Shoreline team in 2016. He graduated from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in 2006 with a B.S. in Applied Meteorology from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. He earned his FAA Dispatcher Certificate in 2008. With 11 years of experience working in dispatch, scheduling and flight logistics, Matt is the wizard that keeps flight operations running smoothly and efficiently. He has a wide range of experience working in Part 91, 121 and 135 operations. Matt is married to Allison. He enjoys bowling during his downtime.