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Meet the Powerhouse

G. Eric Engdahl

G. Eric Engdahl

Founding Partner, Powerhouse Engine Services

Eric is the Founding Partner of Powerhouse and has over 25 years experience in the finance and capital markets industry. Since 2015, his aviation strategies have focused mainly on the acquisition and leasing of commercial jet engines. Since then, Eric has also developed a deep expertise in jet engine trading, whole aircraft leasing and all aspects of MRO operations. Prior to 2015, he held roles as Head of Equities at Capital Guardian LLC, SVP of Institutional Trading at Moors & Cabot Inc, and served as the President of the Boston Securities Traders Association. Currently, Eric is also involved with several entrepreneurial ventures and sits on the boards of both early stage companies and charitable organizations.


Alan Braverman

Alan Braverman

Managing Partner, Powerhouse Engine Services

Prior to joining Powerhouse in 2017, Alan was the CEO of Global Business Founding Group (GBFG), a Boston based Family Office investment fund.  Alan has served in a variety of managerial and leadership roles within the GBFG portfolio of Companies.  Prior to GBFG, Alan served as President at a division of General Electric, was a #1 ranked by the Wall Street Journal Technology analyst and was named to Institutional Investor magazine’s “All-America Research Team”.  Mr. Braverman is a graduate of the Wharton School of Finance and holds an MBA from Northwestern University    



Jose Leon

Jose Leon

Managing Partner, Powerhouse Engine Services

Jose Leon is a seasoned professional in the commercial aviation industry, having spent 32 years rising through the ranks at AeroThrust Corporation, a Miami based MRO. He become President of the company in 2007 and maintained that position until the company was sold in 2010.  Mr. Leon was instrumental in developing and building out the full MRO capabilities of AeroThrust’s CFM56 product line.  In 2010 Jose started AeroTrade Capital LLC, an engine trading, leasing, and parts remarketing company.  Mr. Leon has been a strategic advisor to Powerhouse since 2017 and joined the company full time in 2020.  Mr. Leon received his MBA degree from NSU.

Eradin De Jesus

General Manager and VP of Operations

Eradin oversees all aspects of Maintenance Repair and Overhaul operations at Turbine Engine Solutions. Eradin began his aviation career in 1993 and has become widely regarded one of the foremost experts in midlife commercial jet engine repair since then.

Eradin first place of employment was M&M Aircraft Services where he meticulously built Pratt & Whitney JT8D series engines. He went on to lead a field service team that operated globally for M&M repairing engines on wing for several top tier airlines.

In 2004, Eradin transitioned to Aerothrust in the role of lead mechanic. Within just six months, he earned a promotion to Production Manager, a testament to his skill and dedication. For the next four years, he managed the complete restoration of CFM56-7B engines, quietly contributing to the industry's reliability.

By 2008, Eradin assumed the role of Director of Operations at Millennium, later known as Global Engine Maintenance. Here, he took on the daily responsibilities and played a vital role in building the facility into what it is today. His leadership and knowledge of CFM56 series engines were instrumental in the organization's success.

Eradin’s knowledge of the CFM56 engine series is among the very best in the business. He has been OEM trained at CFM International and has consulted for several top tier airlines and government organizations.

Jeffrey Dominick

Strategic Advisor, Powerhouse Engine Services

Jeff Dominick is currently the Managing Partner of Casco Bay Partners LLC, an advisory and investment boutique established in March 2015.  Casco Bay’s principal activities are centered on aircraft / engine sales, trading, and financing for institutional clients and MRO’s, capital raising, and general corporate activity in aviation and alternative assets. 

Through Casco Bay, Mr. Dominick was engaged as Principal and CIO for Propeller Investments LLC from 2015-2019, a PE fund primarily focused on airport infrastructure development in North America.  The fund was successful in commercially developing Paine Field Airport in Everett, WA, subsequently sold to Global Infrastructure Partners in 2019.

Mr. Dominick has 30 years of experience in Private Equity and Corporate Finance.  Highlights of his background include:

  • Co-founder of and transaction originator for the Aviation Holdings II private equity fund at BlackRock Inc. from 2012 -2015
  • Various investment roles as a senior Managing Director at the MassMutual Financial Group and its affiliates, Babson Capital and Jefferies Finance, from 2002-2012. 
    • Head of the Non-Correlated Investment Strategies Group 2010-2012
    • Senior Credit and Underwriting Officer for Jefferies Finance, the High Yield Investment platform formed between Jefferies Corp. and MassMutual
    • One of the four founding partners of MassMutual Capital Partners, MassMutual’s private equity group in 2007
    • Board of Director positions; ATSG (‘NYSE”), Capital Cargo Airlines, Validus Pharmaceuticals, Wood Creek Capital Management
  • Prior to MassMutual/BabsonCapital , Mr. Dominick worked for 13 years in Capital Markets and Leverage finance for Deutsche Bank and Chase Manhattan Bank.