West Star Aviation Names Rob Jolly Regional Sales Manager for Western Territory
East Alton, IL , August 9, 2016 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce Rob Jolly has joined their team as Regional Sales Manager for the Western territory covering Arizona, Nevada and California effective August 8, 2016. Rob is taking over for Terry Lutrick who announced his retirement earlier this year.
Rob obtained a Bachelor of Applied Science in Aviation Technology from the University of Central Missouri. Rob started his career in the industry as a Senior Buyer at Sabreliner Corporation where he was responsible for material and parts procurement in support of the Boeing 707 Joint Stars and Gulfstream C-20 programs.
Rob transitioned into sales when he joined Midcoast Aviation/Jet Aviation in 2000 as a regional sales manager. At Jet Aviation, formerly known as Midcoast Aviation, Rob’s responsibilities included aircraft maintenance, avionics upgrades and interior refurbishment sales in the Midwest and most recently, the Western territory.
“We are very excited to have Rob join our team. He has all the skills and experience needed to be very successful in this role.” said Jim Swehla, Co-Founder and Executive Vice President, Sales & Marketing, West Star Aviation.
Voted #1 Preferred MRO in the 2014, 2015 and 2016 Professional Pilot magazine annual “Preferences Regarding Aviation Services and Equipment” (PRASE) Survey for three consecutive years, 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 facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; and Chattanooga, TN, West Star Aviation runs maintenance operations at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL and Centennial Airport in Denver, CO. 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.