Jamie received his private, commercial, multi-engine and instrument ratings at Lane Aviation Academy in Eugene, Oregon, where he was named the Most Outstanding Graduate in 2008. He first served as a First Officer with SeaPort Airlines, transporting passengers throughout the Northwest in a small single-engine airplane, then flew as a Captain based in Memphis. On his days off, he worked washing and waxing airplanes at the Portland Airport. He earned his Airline Transport Pilot certificate while flying 50- and 76-passenger jets for Endeavor Airlines, a Delta Airlines subsidiary.
Jamie joined SunQuest as a Captain in 2016 for a better quality of life and to spend more time with his family. In his free time, he enjoys mountain biking, backpacking, and exploring waterfalls with his fiancée and dog.