STS Aviation Group Announces Executive Promotions

Mark Smith is now the Group President of STS AeroStaff Services, STS Line Maintenance, and STS Engineering Solutions.


July 12, 2012 – Jensen Beach, FL: STS Aviation Group today announced several executive level promotions due to the exceptional growth of all four divisions.  Mark Smith is now the Group President of STS AeroStaff Services, STS Line Maintenance, and STS Engineering Solutions.  He has been with STS for over 12 years. Mr. Smith excelled in the role of Sr. Vice President where he was instrumental in the purchase, startup and continued growth of the three divisions listed above.

Tom Covella has been promoted to Group President of STS Component Solutions.  Mr. Covella has led this division to very impressive levels of expansion in revenue, product lines, customer base, staff and inventory offerings.  He will continue to lead his team to new diversifications of product offerings and growth.

Philip Anson, Jr., previously President, has assumed the role of Chief Executive Officer of the STS Aviation Group.  Mr. Anson started his career with STS in 1997.  Mr. Anson spearheaded the STS Aviation Group development from a mechanic staffing company to a diversified aviation company with four divisions; each with unique yet complementary service offerings. Mr. Anson will identify new prospects for acquisitions, lead the vision of the company, and be responsible for the continued growth of the STS Aviation Group in its entirety.

Bob Greene, previously CEO, has been named Executive Chairman.  As Executive Chairman, Mr. Greene will be responsible for providing top level leadership throughout the STS Aviation Group.  He will continue to be involved with operational issues of each division, acting as the liaison between the executive team and board of directors while also concentrating strategic focus on the company’s continued expansion.  

Based in Jensen Beach, Florida, the STS Aviation Group is a diversified company that specializes in support services for the aerospace industry through its four divisions: STS AeroStaff Services, STS Engineering Solutions, STS Line Maintenance, and STS Component Solutions. Founded in 1985, the company provides aircraft technician staffing services, engineering and DER support service, aircraft component and supply chain management, and line maintenance services for on the ground aircraft.  Since inception, the company has more than quadrupled its size and has expectations of continuing growth to meet the ever-increasing needs of the aerospace industry. 

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