West Star Aviation Announces Director of Corporate Communications

Jan. 15, 2019
Tommi Krell has been named Director of Corporate Communications.

January 15, 2019 - West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Tommi Krell has been named Director of Corporate Communications.  Krell will be responsible for managing internal employee communications channels, as well as assisting Human Resources with enhancing and expanding corporate recruiting strategies.

Krell has 5+ years of aviation marketing and communications experience, previously holding various marketing positions with Jet Aviation.  Prior to that, Krell held positions at CBS Radio as an Account Executive and Lindenwood University as Campus Director.  Additionally, she holds both a BA and MBA in Business Administration from Lindenwood University.

"I am extremely excited to be joining this amazing team as it grows and expands its MRO services that are so focused on exceeding customer expectations on every project, " said Krell.  "Great things are happening at West Star Aviation across all locations and I look forward to telling our story," she continued.

"We are extremely pleased to welcome Tommi to the West Star Aviation team.  With a renewed company-wide initiative to improve and expand internal and employee communications, she will no doubt be an asset to West Star Aviation," said Jim Rankin, CEO, West Star Aviation. 

Voted #1 Preferred MRO for five consecutive years from 2014-2018 in Professional Pilot Magazine's annual "Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment" (PRASE) Survey, West Star Aviation 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 primary facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, West Star Aviation also maintains satellite facilities at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO; Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX; MSP Airport in Minneapolis, MN and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its newly remodeled East Alton and Grand Junction facilities.  West Star Aviation 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 www.weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.