Solon, OH, May 10, 2023 – Jet East, an aviation maintenance company offering full-service capabilities and 24/7 AOG maintenance, is pleased to announce the internal promotion of Christopher Wilkes as the new Regional Sales Manager in the Northeast. Chris has nearly 20 years of experience in the aviation industry as a technician and team leader. He has worked mobile maintenance for the past 12 years and most recently served as the AOG Supervisor for the Jet East Team in the New England area. 

In his new role, Chris will be responsible for all sales efforts in the Northeast region of the United States. Given his deep roots in the area, Chris has significant familiarity with the regional airports and local customer base. Chris’ knowledge of the local airports has proven invaluable, as he can offer insightful advice on routes, schedules, and logistics that maximize efficiency and minimize costs for his client. 

The transition from his role as an AOG Leader in the Northeast to the Regional Sales Manager in the Northeast will be seamless as Chris has previously demonstrated the ability to connect with customers personally and truly understand their needs and preferences. His technical aptitude as a skilled mechanic provides the foundation that is necessary in maintenance sales. Chris’ deep understanding of the market and his dedication to delivering exceptional service have made him an asset to Jet East and a trusted advisor to his customers. 

“We are thrilled to promote Chris to Regional Sales Manager,” said Brian Sprecher, Senior Director of Business Development and Sales, East. Sprecher continued, “His extensive experience and knowledge of the industry will be invaluable in helping us continue to provide exceptional service to our customers.” 

 Chris added, “I am excited about the opportunity to shift my focus towards sales while using my background knowledge from the AOG environment to help bolster the company’s overall growth. I look forward to working with the sales team to collectively provide our customers with the best service possible.” 

About Jet East, A Gama Aviation Company
Jet East, A Gama Aviation Company, is one of the nation’s leading aviation maintenance providers. The company specializes in scheduled maintenance, on-demand mobile maintenance for unscheduled events, paint and interior completions and provides related services in the areas of structural repairs, composite work, and non-destructive testing (NDT).  With a deeply talented workforce, Jet East is available to meet customer maintenance needs with on-demand service and coast to coast coverage in the U.S and in certain international markets.  An expansive AOG Mobile Maintenance team operates with a 24/7 Dispatch Team and compliments the company’s maintenance hangars in North Carolina, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Texas, California, Illinois, and Nevada.

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