East Alton, IL, April 15, 2014 – West Star Aviation recently announced they have appointed Dan McKillips as Regional Sales Manager. Dan will be responsible for the Southeast region of the U.S., which includes: Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
With nearly 20 years in the aviation industry, Dan has developed his expertise through a variety of positions including A&P Technician, Senior Aircraft Technician and corporate Director of Maintenance. Before being named Regional Sales Manager, Dan previously held the positions of Manager of Paint and Interior and Technical Sales Manager at West Star.
“Dan’s solid background and diverse skills make him the ideal candidate for this position,” says Jim Swehla, Cofounder/Executive Vice President, West Star Aviation. “We are happy to have Dan as a continued part of our team, and he will be a great resource for our customers in the Southeast.”
In his new position, Dan will be responsible for sales activities for the Southeast Region as well as maintaining and building new customer relationships. Dan can be contacted directly at 618-374-0016 or [email protected].
West Star Aviation, Inc. specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, windows, and engines, as well as major modifications, avionics installation and repair, interior refurbishment, surplus avionics sales, accessory services, paint and parts.
In addition to its facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Columbia, SC. West Star Aviation runs the maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO and at Spirit of St. Louis Airport in Chesterfield, MO. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities. West Star Aviation, Inc. is an industry leader in technical experience and expertise while providing world-class customer services in all the organization’s divisions. For more information visit http://www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.