utter is pleased to announce the appointment of Rachel Varela to the position of Client Relationship Manager supporting HondaJet Aircraft clients. In her role, Ms. Varela is the clients’ dedicated point of contact for post-sale maintenance matters and responsible for managing and coordinating action plans with approved service centers.
Ms. Varela has an extensive background in aviation beginning with her service in the United States Navy where she was a Turbine Engine Mechanic, working mostly on Pratt and Whitney engines for the Grumman Prowler. During this time, she also held the position of Supply Division Supervisor and was responsible for managing over $200 million dollars worth of inventory. Ms. Varela also worked at Boeing as a composite technician and painter on the Apache program. After her experience with Boeing Ms. Varela moved to N1 LLC, where she worked as a Program Manager for Pratt & Whitney engines, responsible for overseeing all engine maintenance events and interaction with customers across all regions. She worked on numerous cost analysis projects earning two letters of commendation in the process; one for her work on successful TBO escalation and the second for working with P&W Warranty to receive back unexpected funds for the customers.
Ms. Varela is a certified A&P mechanic possessing a keen sense of compliance with FAA guidelines related to aircraft maintenance, which is a remarkable asset for Cutter Aviation and its clients. As a graduate of Arizona State University’s Ira A. Fulton School of Engineering, Rachel has a Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Management. Cutter Aviation is thrilled to bring Rachel onto our team where she will provide great value to all of our HondaJet clients.