#8 Steve “Sting” Kapur
Pilot / Marketing Officer
Steve Kapur was born in New York and currently resides in Sparta, NJ. He has performed with the GEICO Skytypers for more than a decade. He also has a commercial pilot’s license and serves as a flight instructor.
Steve is one of the few members of the team to develop his aviation credentials as a civilian. After earning his private pilot’s license, Steve continued to hone his skills as a pilot receiving his instrument rating, commercial license and instructor license in addition to studying in aerobatics. He recently earned his FAA Aircraft Dispatcher Certificate and currently works as a dispatcher for a major airline.
Steve earned a bachelor’s degree in Marketing from St. Norbert College in De Pere, WI and a master’s degree in Public Relations from Full Sail University in Winter Park, FL. Steve is an accomplished marketing professional with more than 25 years of managing successful brands and programs.
In addition to his marketing and sales work for the GEICO Skytypers Team, Steve is recognized for his exemplary work in packaged goods air show marketing for Kraft Foods and GlaxoSmithKline. In Steve’s role as the team’s Marketing Officer, he combines his talent for developing high impact marketing programs with his passion for flying.