Where are you going?

Where would you like to be?

What are your strengths?

What are you waiting for?!

Our Science

At Aviators, we develop custom engagement strategies through our analysis in that people are a socioeconomic and biochemical reflection of their environment.
Therefore, to influence positive choices, you must create an environment with social patterns highly conducive towards positive outcomes.

This can only been done through a holistic engagement approach that comprehensively addresses the 6 main components of an affluent Quality of Life; Education, Health & Wellness, Income & Wealth, Housing, Safety & Security, and Arts & Culture.

Each component is as vitally important as the next.

What Is Aviators?

Aviators is a strategic firm specializing in collaboratively designing, implementing, and evaluating engagement strategies to address short-term needs and achieve long-term goals through a framework of Relational Being and Assets-Based Community Development. Typically we focus on the areas of systems analysis, leadership development, community building, project development, coalition building, and community organizing.

We most frequently apply our Relational Being and Assets-Based Community Development framework to address needs related to the faith-based, public, and private sectors. Current and previous clients include high net worth individuals, campaigns, churches, nonprofit organizations, and corporations.

Based in Kalamazoo, MI, Aviators works throughout Michigan and with clients nationally.

At Aviators, we envision people and businesses authentically engaging one another in building sustainable communities.

Our mission is to empower people and businesses to authentically engage one another in building sustainable communities.

At Aviators, our aim is to assist communities in developing a shared vision and plan leading to policy change, poverty reduction, and transformation.

By empowering civic movements from the ground up, while facilitating a culture of democracy and servant leadership from the top down.

We Offer A Wide Range of Strategic Solutions

How May  We Serve You?

Asset Mapping

Locate and inventory community strengths/resources.

Community Building

Develop an inclusive and collaborative community shared vision.

Event Management

Create a platform that brings people together.

Direct Action

Need systemic change? Let’s get your voice heard!


Where would you like to go?
We can get you there!

Campaign Management

Want to create a movement? We’ll walk with you every step of the way.

Coalition Building

No one can do it alone. Who is missing from the table?

Fundraising/Grant Writing

Need financial resources? Let’s help you reach your goals.

Power Analysis

Facing systemic barriers? Who is making the decisions?

Survey/Needs Assessment

Want to know the layout of the land?
We can create a map for you!

Issues Vs. Assets-Based

Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for a lifetime.

Social Justice Leadership

Want to transform your community? We’ll teach you everything we know.

Volunteer Management

No one can do it alone. Let’s build a team of passionate “do-ers”.

Story of Self/Us

Everyone has a story to be told. We create understanding by sharing our “me” and relating to “we”.


Is what you’re doing having any impact?
Let us take a look!

Love Our Website?

We Offer Web Solutions to Fit Every Need.

Mobile Responsiveness

Our websites look great on both phones and tablets!
Minimize your browser screen and play with the width of the screen to see if yours does too.

Graphic Design/Branding

We cater to your creative vision! Let’s bring that vision to life!

Visually Stunning

Our websites are beautiful!
We utilize the latest technology to engage your visitors strategically where you desire interaction.

Aviators Mobile Website

Fast Support

We aim to please!
Our customer service team is able to quickly connect clients with solutions!

Content Management

Don’t have time to add/update content?
We’ve got a team for that!


We make sure all of our websites are consistently up-to-date and upgraded!

Cost Efficient
Cost Effective
Customer Satisfaction

Meet Our Founder

Kris Mbah

Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Aviators Founder

Interested in working with us?

Let us know what you want to accomplish.









2013, Our 1st Year Of History

How we grow fast!

Start-up Company

After one year of development and structuring, the rough concept of Aviators is created.

Faith Temple Community BBQ

Aviators collaborated with Faith Temple Church to put together a community BBQ in effort to build relationships and community connectivity with their new church.

1st Annual Halloween Block Party

After the results of Kalamazoo’s racial profiling report, Aviators reached out to the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety to help build trust, strong relationships, and community connectivity to the department. Aviators, in collaboration with Vanguard Church, Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety, and Edison Neighborhood Association produced the 1st Annual Halloween Block Party in Kalamazoo’s Edison neighborhood.

Turkey Bake Dinner Giveaway

In collaboration with Hungry for Christ, Allegan Food Pantry, and Vanguard North Church, Aviators delivered and distributed Turkey Bake Dinners to 200+ families in the Interfaith Homes community of Kalamazoo’s Northside neighborhood!

Thanksgiving Day Giveaway

In collaboration with Haven Reformed Church, Aviators was able to deliver 150 Turkey Dinners to Ministry with Community, a nonprofit that seeks to provide basic services to adults with no other place to turn. Aviators was also able to deliver 20 Turkey Dinners to 20 families in Kalamazoo’s Northside neighborhood.

Greater Kalamazoo Holiday Food Drive

Aviators coordinated pickup and delivery for the Kalamazoo Rotaract Club to deliver one week’s worth of food to 20 families in Kalamazoo’s Northside neighborhood.

Woodward Magnet School Community Fellowship Night

Partnering with the Woodward Magnet School PTO (Parent and Teacher Organization), Aviators guided their group to facilitate a community building event in efforts to build social capital within the school site by inviting residents and stakeholders to see how they can become a partner with the school

Artic Blast Block Party

Partnered with the Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety and Kalamazoo’s Eastside Neighborhood Association, Aviators facilitated a relationship building community event in the heart of Kalamazoo’s Eastside neighborhood

Woodward Magnet School Picnic

After working with the Woodward Magnet School PTO (Parent and Teacher Organization) for 8 months, Aviators is collaborating with their group to build relationships and increase parent involvement.

Interfaith Homes Community Educational Achievement Bash

In working with the Interfaith Homes Community for the past year, Aviators strategically collaborated with their resident council leaders to increase resident involvement and participation.

At Aviators, We Share Our Stories

Take A Look At Our Flight Logs

“Art is not what you see but what you make others see.”- Degas

“Resourcefulness and ingenuity is the key to asset mapping”-Deanna Lewis