Stevens Aviation Appoints Paul Witt General Manager of Greenville-Based Operations Facility

GREENVILLE, S.C. (Feb. 16, 2012) - Stevens Aviation, a diversified aircraft service provider offering expertise in the areas of aircraft maintenance and modification, fixed base operations and flight services, has appointed Paul Witt to the position of general manager of its Donaldson Center (GYH) operations facility.

Joining Stevens Aviation after a 17-year career with Cessna Aircraft, Witt holds an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license and is pursuing a Bachelor of Science degree. He has attained Six Sigma Greenbelt status in leadership training and is certified in Lean Initiatives.  Flight Safety International has certified Witt in the maintenance of Cessna Citation aircraft including the 500 Series, 560XL, 525 Series and the 650. 

“Paul’s experience managing an award-winning OEM service center makes him uniquely qualified to lead Stevens’ jet maintenance facility at Donaldson Center,” said Stevens Aviation President Neal McGrail. “As Stevens looks to maximize its presence among Learjet, Citation and Phenom customers, a service-focused approach – a long-standing tradition at the company – is critical.”  

“While leading a Cessna Citation service center, Paul was committed to exceeding every customer’s expectations, doing what was necessary to make his customers successful,” said Stevens Aviation Director of Marketing and Program Sales John Rigby.  Paul will be instrumental in Stevens’ continued growth since he has the skills to take an already exceptional team and shape them into a world-class operation.”

About Stevens Aviation

For more than 60 years, Stevens Aviation has been committed to making its customers successful. Stevens provides factory authorized services for Bombardier, Piaggio and Embraer aircraft and FAR145 authorized services on Cessna Citation, Raytheon and other civilian aircraft.  Stevens Aviation also supports the U.S. Department of Defense on a number of significant depot maintenance, modification and upgrade programs.  Stevens is a diversified aircraft service provider offering expertise in the areas of: aircraft maintenance, modification and refurbishment, aircraft sales, aircraft management, flight services and fixed base operations.  Headquartered in Greenville, S.C., Stevens operates facilities in Denver, Colo. (BJC); Nashville, Tenn. (BNA); Dayton, Ohio (DAY); and Greenville (GYH) and Greer, S.C. (GSP).