People Around The Network
Western Aircraft hired Patrick “Brody” McKenna to serve as avionics manager. McKenna, a former avionics specialist with the U.S. Marine Corps, has more than 15 years of aviation experience, also including with Gulfstream Aerospace in Long Beach, California.
Western Aircraft’s aircraft sales and charter management division named Ronald Smith to regional director of Pilatus jet sales and Pat Belokas regional director of Pilatus turboprop sales. Smith has served with the Western Aircraft sales team for the past 13 years and previously was Pilatus regional sales director. Belokas had served as the Piper regional sales director since 2016.
Maria Willis joined Blackhawk Aerospace’s group in Alabama as capture manager. Willis brings eight years of experience as a program manager of equipment and information technology at Contractor Service & Fabrication.
Elliott Aviation hired Rafael Garcia to serve as international parts sales representative. Garcia has more than 20 years of aviation experience, including with Southeast Aerospace, Aero-Marine Technologies, Global Parts, and Newco Aviation.
Dwayne Chandler joined Stevens Aerospace and Defense Systems as director of avionics sales. Chandler has more than 30 years of avionics experience, holding roles with Timco, Landmark Aviation, and most recently Constant Aviation.