Chicago, IL – September 9, 2010 -- Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI), the largest, independent provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for the business aviation industry, has promoted Kandi Spangler to Vice President of Marketing and Robert Wilke to Vice President of Business Development, Americas.
Kandi Spangler began her JSSI career in 2007 as the Midwest Sales Manager and transitioned to Marketing as Director last fall. Now leading the marketing group as Vice President, Ms. Spangler will work closely with the executive team to further expand JSSI’s brand and presence in the market.
Ms. Spangler started flying at the age of 16 and attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation Business Administration. Ms. Spangler holds a Private Pilot-Single Engine Land with Instrument Rating License. She is serving on the NBAA Access Committee and is a member of both the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) and the International Aerobatic Council.
Robert Wilke joined JSSI in 2009 as Director, Business Development for the Middle East and Africa. In Mr. Wilke’s new role as Vice President Business Development, he is responsible for leading all of the JSSI business development efforts in North and South America.
With more than 17 years experience in business aviation, Mr. Wilke has forged a successful career in aircraft finance and consulting. Mr. Wilke’s strong aircraft finance background and leadership experience make him uniquely qualified to guide and direct the JSSI sales team as they educate clients and prospects on the value of the JSSI programs.
“Kandi and Bob have great passion for our industry. I am confident in their leadership ability and proud to announce their promotions,” commented Louis C. Seno, President and CEO of JSSI. “They both have exceptional experience and industry intelligence that will help us cultivate our business and position JSSI for the future,” added Mr. Seno.
About Jet Support Services, Inc.
Founded in 1989, JSSI is the largest, independent provider of hourly cost maintenance programs for aircraft engines and airframes. JSSI provides its customers with comprehensive, flexible and affordable financial tools for managing the often unpredictable costs of operating and maintaining nearly all types of turbine-powered aircraft, including jets, turbo-props and turbine-powered helicopters. JSSI serves customers globally and manages maintenance services through its worldwide infrastructure of certified technical advisors. For more information please visit www.jetsupport.com.
Bob brings more than 17 years experience in business aviation to JSSI.
JSSI continues to strengthen its commitment to the business aviation community in Europe with the establishment of its new headquarters, along with an expanded JSSI support team in the UK.
Dickerson brings to JSSI more than thirteen years of experience in banking and equipment finance.