Gulfstream Names Brian Schank and Darwin Stout Product Support Sales Directors

SAVANNAH, Ga., January 7, 2013 — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp. recently named two longtime company employees to help lead its Product Support Sales organization.  Now heading the respective sales teams for principally the East and West coasts of the United States are Brian Schank and Darwin Stout. They report to Mike West, vice president, Product Support Sales.

From his base in Savannah, Schank is responsible for maintenance sales to Gulfstream and non-Gulfstream operators in Washington, D.C., and the following states: Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginiaand West Virginia.  Seattle-based Stout’s territory comprises Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming; Alberta, British Columbia, and Saskatchewan in Canada; and Central and South America.  Stout will relocate to Southern California.

Schank, a 24-year Gulfstream veteran, was most recently director, Business and Program Support, Product Support Sales.  While at Gulfstream, Schank has also been director, West Coast Sales; a regional sales manager (RSM); Technical Services administrator; and an aircraft technician.

Schank earned a bachelor’s degree in aviation maintenance management from Lewis University near Chicago.  He is a licensed pilot and holds an aircraft and powerplant (A&P) license. 

Stout, who is in his 17th year with Gulfstream, was most recently a West Coast-based national sales manager for Product Support Sales.  He has also been a Southwest-based RSM, a marketing representative for Service Center Sales, a manager for Business Sales and a liaison engineer for Service Engineering.

Stout is an aerospace engineering graduate of theUniversityofTennessee.  He earned an Aviation Safety Certificate from the University of Southern California and is a licensed pilot and A&P technician.