Gerry Block


A lifelong aviation enthusiast, Gerry Block is a rare engineer with the vision and ability to develop technologies that make aircraft safer and more capable. A creative problem-solver, Block recognized in the 1990s that the emerging technology of rear projection could be used to produce compact cockpit displays. He launched Sandel Avionics to bring high performance, color-graphic avionics to underserved customers.

Paul Gernhardt

Vice President

Paul Gernhardt is a private investor involved in a number of technology companies including Sandel Avionics, where he sits on the board of directors.  In addition to Sandel, he sits on the boards of Netbase Inc, and Rofori Inc. Gernhardt has owned and operated a group of companies involved in aircraft-related leasing/leaseback operations and manages a diverse set of investments and expanding business endeavors through The Gernhardt Management Group, LLC.  He also serves as an advisor with a number of other organizations.