Baldwin Safety & Compliance, a Portside company, has announced the appointment of a new leadership team following the retirement of founders Don and Nancy Baldwin at the end of May 2024.

Dr. Jason Starke, who brings with him a wealth of expertise and a deep commitment to advancing safety in the industry, will be filling the role of Vice President of Operations. Joining him is Lynn Moore, the newly appointed Vice President of Business Development. Dr. Starke noted, “Our founder’s legacy of innovation and commitment to safety has shaped our company and industry profoundly. We will strive to honor their legacy by continuing to innovate, educate, and advocate for excellence in safety management, ensuring a lasting impact for years to come.”

Portside, a leading innovator in technology and software solutions for business and government aviation, acquired Baldwin last October. Alek Vernitsky, CEO of Portside, stated, “Both Jason and Lynn have demonstrated great leadership and dedication to the Baldwin company, and we are excited to see them thrive in their new positions.  Their promotions are a testament to our commitment to continuity and growth. In addition, I want to express our deep gratitude to Don and Nancy for their vision for the company more than 20 years ago and the decades of hard work to build Baldwin Safety & Compliance into the industry leader it is today.  We wish them all the best in their retirement.”

About Baldwin: Since 2004, Baldwin Safety & Compliance, an award-winning visionary in safety, has supported global transportation, manufacturing, and other industry organizations by crafting scalable and intuitive safety systems and related business support and training products designed specifically for their operations to encourage engaged safety cultures. Available 24/7, Baldwin’s team of experienced and credentialed safety management experts supports all facets of an organization’s safety and quality programs while conforming to international and State standards and regulatory requirements. Visit

About Portside: Portside, Inc. is a premier provider of modern software solutions for the business aviation industry. Portside’s cloud-based operating system for business and government aviation is designed to support all aspects of flight operations, including scheduling and recordkeeping (Avianis, BART and PFM product lines), fleet and crew optimization (Portside Optimizer), data sharing, reporting and analytics (Portside Owner Portal / Budget & Planning Dashboard), customer billing (ExpensePulse), crew recruiting (Staffing Marketplace), crew and passenger travel accommodations (Trip Assist), and safety management (Baldwin SMS). Portside supports over 1,000 operators of business jets, helicopters, medevac, industrial and government fleets, as well as fractional ownership programs, in over 30 countries. For more information, contact us at [email protected] or visit

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