August, 2009 -- Denton, Texas -- Jet Works Air Center recently announced Robert Dragon has joined them as the new Northeast Regional Sales Manager.
Robert Dragon comes to the Jet Works Air Center sales team with more than 35 years of technical aviation maintenance and sales expertise. As a licensed Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) technician with Inspection Authorization (IA), Dragon began his aviation career in the United States Air Force and was stationed in New Jersey as well as Okinawa, Japan where he worked as a Crew Chief on C135, C141 and C5A aircraft.
Dragon has previously held key positions in maintenance management and sales with Pro Star Aviation, Indianapolis Jet Center, Innotech-Execaire Aviation, and Executive Aircraft Corporation. Earlier in his career, Dragon spent more than 10 years with Canadair Challenger where he started in maintenance as an Inspector and advanced into Manager of Sales & Marketing.
In his new role, Dragon will cover New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine with his primary focus on increasing market share of aircraft maintenance, avionics installation and repairs, paint, interior and completion projects.
“Bob brings exceptional aviation experience to us and we are excited to have him on our sales team,” commented Pat Murphy, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Jet Works Air Center. “His knowledge of the Northeast corridor market will help us spread the word about Jet Works and expand our footprint in this region,” added Murphy.
In addition to Dragon’s new position, Jet Works Air Center recently expanded the sales staff with newly assigned Regional Sales Managers, Chad Mansfield (Southwest Region) and Chris Hicks (Southeast Region), whilst Mark Hembree and Brandt Brownlee head-up the Inside Sales Support team and Telicia Owens as Sales Support Administrator.
About Jet Works Air Center:
Headquartered in Denton, Texas, Jet Works Air Center has an extraordinary 66,000 square foot facility with an additional 43,000 square foot expansion that recently opened. They specialize in heavy airframe maintenance, inspections, complete avionics installation and warranty service, interior modifications, completions and paint for a wide range of turbine powered aircraft. The complete line up of services are provided in one central location making it easy for Jet Works’ customers to get in, get out, and get back to flying their aircraft. For more information please visit www.jwac.aero.
A&P and IA has worked for Bombardier, KC-Aviation, Gulfstream, and Corporate Fleet Services.
Chad Mansfield, an A&P, recently served as Sales & Support for West Star Aviation.
Jet Works Air Center recently announced the appointment of Rick Purcella as their new Director of Avionics.
Business Jet Access has moved its FAA Part 145 Repair Station, aircraft charter and management businesses to new facilities located on 7.5 acres on the South side of Love Field along Denton Dr.