Western Aircraft has hired Elise Wheelock as its new Piper Aircraft regional sales director. Pat Belokas, the company's previous Piper regional sales director, has been promoted to the Pilatus sales team as regional director for Pilatus Turboprop Sales.
Wheelock began her career as a customer service representative for Aviation Adventures in Virginia. She moved to Piper Aircraft where she worked as a product marketing intern, product marketing coordinator, and most recently as a fleet sales representative.
In her role as Western Aircraft's regional sales director for Piper Aircraft, Wheelock will build and maintain strong relationships with Piper aircraft prospects and customers to understand their needs and objectives as an aircraft owner.
Wheelock holds an Associate of Science from Lord Fairfax Community College and a Bachelor of Science in aeronautics from the University of North Dakota. In addition, she is a single and multi-engine commercial pilot, flight instructor and 2017 US National Aerobatics Champion. Wheelock regularly flies and demonstrates the entire Piper product line.