Rick Shideler Joins TeamSAI to Support its Continuing Growth

Denver, Co. – TeamSAI Consulting, LLC is pleased to announce the addition of Rick Shideler as Executive Consultant in response to its growing service offerings and client base.

Rick joins TeamSAI with a proven track record for maintenance operational excellence and efficiency in both commercial (Part 121) and business jet (Part 91/135) aviation environments.  He brings to TeamSAI a broad spectrum of experience in maintenance operations, organizational development as well as project and vendor management.  Rick is a recognized technical expert with demonstrated team leading, organizational and process development skills. He has served as Vice President of Maintenance and Part 119 Director of Maintenance for NetJets Aviation.

Rick also has an extensive background in engineering and technical service areas including maintenance program development, aircraft availability and reliability improvement, entry into service and aircraft certification.  Rick served as Director of Engineering at AirTran Airways and has over 25 years of commercial aviation maintenance experience with AirTran, Eastern Airlines and US Airways.

“TeamSAI is proud to welcome Rick to our Consulting Services team in support of our growing worldwide client base. We believe Rick brings a good mix of technical and business experience to the team that will complement TeamSAI’s existing consultant team very nicely.  And with his background in the business jet community, TeamSAI is now positioned to support Part 91 and 135 operators even more effectively.  We feel his strong work ethic, broad background, interpersonal skills and industry reputation will position TeamSAI to meet the growing requirements of all our clients.” said Chris Doan, Chairman & CEO of TeamSAI.

Rick and his wife Cindy currently live in Columbus, Ohio.

TeamSAI is a Denver based practice of strategic & tactical management and operations consulting, serving all aspects of the aviation community including airlines, airports, manufacturers, MROs, and corporate/fractional operations.  TeamSAI is a producer of the annual World MRO Forecast, and is a partner with McGraw-Hill’s Aviation Week in MRO Prospector, a web based market development tool for the MRO industry.

Additional information about TeamSAI is available at www.teamsai.com.