West Star Aviation Names Mark Crotty as Embraer Program Manager at ALN
March 5, 2019 – West Star Aviation is pleased to announce that Mark Crotty has been named the Program Manager for Embraer at their East Alton facility. Crotty will be responsible for the Embraer program at the full service Authorized Service Center.
Crotty previously held various leadership roles at Constant Aviation, most recently as the Director of Operations in Cleveland, OH. Prior to Constant he was a Team Lead at Hawker Beechcraft Services. Crotty also served in the U.S. Air Force as an engine and APU technician on the KC-10 extender.
“I am excited to join such an amazing company that continues to expand their capabilities, while being able to apply my skills to the Embraer program,” said Crotty. “West Star clearly puts focus and attention on their employees and their personal growth, so I am eager to explore all the future possibilities here,” Crotty continued.
“We are thrilled to welcome Mark to the West Star Aviation team. He will be a valuable asset in lending his experience and expertise to the Embraer program at our full service ALN facility,” said Scott Sweeney, General Manager at ALN.
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; Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its 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 weststaraviation.com or call 800-922-2421.