Press Release: René Banglesdorf honored by Enterprising Women

Charlie Bravo Aviation, an aircraft brokerage firm located in Georgetown, Texas, has announced that René Banglesdorf, CEO, has received the Enterprising Women of the Year award for 2017 from Enterprising Women magazine. This award honors women business owners who have demonstrated that they have fast-growth businesses, mentor or actively support other women and girls involved in entrepreneurship, and stand out as leaders in their communities.

Winners were recognized at the 15th Annual Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration on April 2 – April 4 at the Ritz-Carlton Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

“The Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration continues to grow each year, attracting more nominations from outstanding women entrepreneurs around the world,” said Monica Smiley, Publisher/CEO of Enterprising Women. “Our class of 2017 includes honorees from the United States, Canada, Uganda, South Africa, The Netherlands and several other countries.”

In addition to her position as CEO at Charlie Bravo Aviation, Banglesdorf also serves on the board of the International Aviation Women’s Association as the Industry Vice President for General Aviation. She is also an active member of the Women Presidents Organization, the National Business Aircraft Association and the National Air Transportation Association President’s Council.  In 2016, Banglesdorf also co-authored a book titled “Crushing Mediocrity: 10 Ways to Rise Above the Status Quo.” In 2017, she created the Clear Skies Course, an online course that walks private aviation users and potential aircraft owners through the process of buying a plane and executing an aviation plan.

“It is such an honor to be included in a group of women who are so mission-minded in helping younger women and rising entrepreneurs realize their potential and achieve their goals,” Banglesdorf said. “Between my affiliation with the Enterprising Women award winners and advisory board members and my work with the International Aviation Women’s Association, I am hopeful that women are finally learning—and putting into practice—that by helping other women, we all win.”

Press ReleaseAbout René Banglesdorf

Charlie Bravo Aviation Co-Founder and CEO René Banglesdorf provides company leadership and management from her work in a number of fields. She pulls marketing and entrepreneurial experience from the software, telecom, retail, publishing and aviation industries. René serves as a spokesperson for business aviation and women in leadership in speaking and press appearances all over the world. She serves on the board of International Aviation Women’s Association as the industry vice president for General Aviation, Business Aviation and Helicopters. René also is an active member of the Women Presidents Organization, the National Business Aircraft Association and the National Air Transportation Association President’s Council. With a degree in journalism from Ohio University, René frequently writes articles for various publications and websites. Her book Crushing Mediocrity: 10 Ways to Rise Above The Status Quo is available on Amazon. Registration for her online course, the Clear Skies Course, can be completed at

About Enterprising Women Magazine

Enterprising Women, with headquarters in Cary, North Carolina, is the national’s only women-owned magazine published exclusively for women business owners that chronicles the growing political, economic and social influence and power of entrepreneurial women. The magazine provides a friendly meeting place, a public forum and a national stage for the critical issues confronting women’s businesses and daily lives from the unique perspectives and experiences of entrepreneurial women. Published in both print and digital editions, the online edition of the magazine reaches over one million readers in 185 countries. For more information, please visit or call (919) 362-1551.