After more than 46 years in the air, Mark Oberman has retired from flying. He founded Channel Islands Aviation in Camarillo with his wife Janie in 1975 with a charter flight to Santa Cruz Island. During his career, he logged more than 15,000 flight hours. Although he won’t sit in the cockpit, he continues to run daily operations at the company, which still offers sky tours of the Channel Islands as well as jet charters, aircraft maintenance and a flight school. … Bryan Pinsky has been named president of the individual retirement business at AIG Life & Retirement, a division of American International Group Inc. in Woodland Hills. He was previously senior vice president of individual retirement pricing. … Paul Davis, owner of Paul Davis Insurance in Northridge, has joined the Medicare Advisory Group at the National Association of Health Underwriters. “I look forward to working with him to support and advance critical Medicare issues that impact the interests of NAHU’s members as well as the Medicare beneficiaries they represent,” association Chief Executive Janet Trautwein said in a statement. … Glendale restaurateur Dine Brands Global Inc. has added Martha Poulter to its board. She serves as chief information officer at Royal Caribbean Group. In a statement, Chairman Richard Dahl said the board, company and its brands “will benefit greatly from Martha’s experience and worldview, which extend from strategy to operations.” … Janice Miller, managing partner at law firm Miller Haga Law Group in Calabasas, has published a book titled “Coopertition: Cooperation Between Competitors for the Benefit of All.” “There are many folks in the legal field and other areas scared to talk with, much less refer to, competitors, because they worry they’ll take their business,” Miller explained, calling such thinking short sighted. “The paperback “Coopertition” sells on for $11.95.


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