ATLANTA, Ga., March 14, 2013 – Greenwich AeroGroup announced today the hiring of Brian Dannewitz as the President of Professional Aviation Associates.
Dannewitz began his aviation career serving in the Army National Guard and United States Army Reserve in various aircraft maintenance positions and in the course of the last 25 years has held leadership positions with companies such as United Technologies Corp – Pratt & Whitney, Northwest Airlines, Midway Airlines and AAR Defense Systems.
“Brian is a proven leader and veteran in the aviation industry,” said Greenwich AeroGroup Vice President of Component Repair and Overhaul and Parts Distribution Robert Bial. “He brings with him strong business acumen and leadership skills that will assist Professional Aviation Associates in creating extraordinary value for its customers and shareholders.”
Prior to joining Professional Aviation Associates, Dannewitz held the position of vice president of aftermarket support services for Elbit Systems of America - M7 Aerospace.
He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in business administration with an emphasis in aviation management from Minnesota State University. He is a community advocate serving in leadership roles for nonprofit organizations such as the Wounded Warrior Project and the United Way. Additionally, he is a Certified First Responder Pilot for the Homeland Security Emergency Response Air Transportation System.
About Professional Aviation Associates
Located in Atlanta, Ga., Professional Aviation Associates is best known as the largest, independent, worldwide supplier for the Beechcraft King Air series, Beech 1900, Beechjet parts and accessories. It also provides comprehensive rotable exchange program and inventory support solutions for Agusta, Bell, Eurocopter, MD and Sikorsky helicopters. For more information visit www.proaviation.com.
About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including: maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing and engineering; component repair and overhaul; parts distribution and financial services. Current locations include: Atlantic Aero, Inc., located at Piedmont-Triad International Airport in Greensboro, N.C.; Western Aircraft, Inc., located at Gowen Field in Boise, Idaho; Summit Aviation, Inc., located at Summit Airport in Middletown, Del.; DAC International, Inc., located in Austin, Texas; Matrix Aviation, Inc., located in Wichita, Kan.; Professional Aviation Associates, Inc., located in Atlanta, Ga.; Professional Aircraft Accessories, Inc., located in Titusville, Fla.; Aero Precision Industries, located in Livermore, Calif., NASAM, Inc., located in San Francisco, Calif., and GCCUS Inc. located in Aptos, Calif. Additionally, Greenwich AeroGroup owns an interest in Helivia Aero Taxi located in Rio de Janerio. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.