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About CFS & Associates

CFS is headquartered in Prescott, Arizona.

Founded in 1981, we are a small business that provides high technology firms with a means to cost effectively outsource requirements as well as provides a broad range of business development services.  Services have been primarily in the form of business development and marketing support to select small, medium, and large business enterprises. As a consulting company compensation is typically negotiated on an hourly basis, retainer and/or commission

Mike Coligny: Partner

Mike Coligny

Managing Director

Andy Burke: Partner
Andy Burke

  • Engvall & York, LLP

       Houston, Texas

Provide Litigation Services and support for Aviation/Aerospace and high tech companies in related disciplines as a subject matter expert.


Advalange is a high technology supplier of safety critical software. Industries supported include: Aerospace, Aviation, Avionics, Marine, Rail and Medical disciplines.
Additionally Advalange is an outsourcing resource for safety critical software development to the appropriate standards.

  • President & CEO of SIMAVIA USA, Inc., a flight simulator manufacturer focused on supplying flight training devices to Russia/CIS.

  • CEO of Aerosimulators USA. Developed and then implemented the strategic plan to take this Belgium Company that he co-founded and strategically position the company within the United States.

  • Co-founder, CEO, and COO, of FLYIT Simulators, Inc. located in Carlsbad, California, At FLYIT, Conceived and fabricated the 1st Advanced Aviation Training Device (AATD) and garnered FAA approval.

  • Co-founded Systems Engineering and Management Company in Carlsbad, California, expanding from 2 to 400 employees in five years. Semco was and still is an engineering and high technology manufacturing entity.

  • Lockheed California Company. Selected for Lockheed’s fast track management program and was designated a “VP Select” when he left to found his own company (SEMCO).

  • Mr. Coligny is an active pilot with over 12,000 hours logged and holds the following FAA licenses:  ATP (Airline Transport Pilot) Single and Multi – Engine Land and Sea, Certified Flight Instructor licenses: CFI, CFII, and CFIME. Additionally he holds a Commercial - Remote Pilot (sUAS) Certificate.

  • Accreditation: 8 time Master Certified Flight Instructor and has held the prestigious accreditation for over 14 years. Mike was granted with status of Master Instructor Emeritus as of July 1st, 2016.

  • Mr. Coligny is an independent aviation journalist and has written numerous articles for aviation magazines to include but not be limited to: Rotorcraft Professional Magazine, Vertical Magazine, EAA, VAA, AOPA and ALEA

  • Lastly, Mr. Coligny is a Lead FAA Safety Team Representative (FAASTeam) at KPRC for the last 16 years.

Over 50 + years of high technology Executive Management, operations, and Business Development experience in the transportation, communications, engineering solutions, and services arena. Has worked and continues to work with mid-level and senior private sector personnel as well as DOD (USN/USMC/USAF/USCG/US Army), all lines of business at FAA including AFS-200/400/600/800. Also continue to work with like agencies in Europe; EASA and ICAO. Independent journalist and editor for 25+years. Lastly Subject Matter Expert in Aerospace Aviation Flight Training, Flight Simulation and Litigation Support.


A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Andy is a highly qualified professional executive, offering extensive experience in customer facing leadership. 30+ years supporting Fortune 50 Aerospace companies in Business Development, Marketing, Strategic Planning and engineering outsourcing. 

  • Andy has an exceptional track record of successful sales to new clients, prime contractors, systems integrators directly to DOD and Foreign Military end users.

  • A top producer of engineering outsourcing, focused primarily in new logos and “White Space” initiatives. Responsible for all sales growth and short / long-term forecasting for many of the top aerospace companies in the US and International including South America, Europe, Asia & the Middle-East.

  • A self-disciplined learner with an outgoing personality with a high degree of initiative and drive. Exceptional at establishing relationships with new clients and closing deals. Understands the key for successful sales at new OEM, engine manufacturers and service organizations.

  • Accrued over $1.8B in sales over 28 years.

  • Lastly, Andy has the ability to see the big picture internationally, developing unique approaches and strategies capturing new  business by thinking outside the box.

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