W8SH - Tony Hirsch W8RSH

R. S. 'Tony' Hirsch
Worthington, OH 43085-3469

QCWA # 29471

Tony has been a member of the QCWA Finance Committee and served as its Chairman 2002-2004 and 2006-2008. A ham first licensed in 1957, and a pilot since 1959, Tony is a financial consultant for municipal governments and small businesses in Columbus, Ohio after serving as President of a $325 Million bank-owned leasing company. Tony founded his company, Cambridge Financials, in 1983 and placed it in trust while serving as lease company President.

Tony has participated in MARS, emergency communications for Red Cross, ARES, state and national CAP. He is active in Air Force AIS investigations, airline and general aviation crash investigations and has been an aviation insurance risk manager for over 35 years. He is a CFI with single, multi, instrument and jet aircraft type ratings, and has logged over 4,900 total flight hours. Tony founded the International Aviation Theft Bureau and was a member of several FAA task force committees including the National Airspace Review, and served on the NBAA Airspace and Air Traffic Control committees.

January 21, 2012