SOMERSET, Kentucky., – Summit Aviation, a Greenwich AeroGroup company, announced today it has hired Josh Allen as its new Director of Manufacturing for the company’s Somerset, Kentucky, location.
A Navy veteran, Mr. Allen most recently served as the PTC Project Director for Keolis Commuter Services in Boston where he was responsible for the positive train control (PTC) system across the MBTA commuter rail network.
“We are extremely pleased that Josh has decided to join our team in Kentucky,” said Vice President and General Manager of Summit Aviation Ralph Kunz. “Our manufacturing unit has experienced considerable achievements over the years resulting in growth in Somerset. Josh will play a vital role in keeping us on the path to success and continued expansion.”
Mr. Allen served in a variety of increasingly prominent aviation positions after he left the Navy. Those positions included roles as Program Manager for Star Aviation in Mobile, Alabama, a Senior Program Manager for Zodiac Aerospace’s Airbus program and as a Senior Program Manager for Gogo Aviation in Chicago.
Mr. Allen’s duties with Summit Aviation will commence on March 8, 2020.
About Summit Aviation Mfg.
With locations in Middletown, Del., Somerset, Ky. and Kernersville, N.C., Summit Aviation is an award-winning manufacturer that has been recognized for its outstanding quality, commitment to meeting delivery schedules, sustained high performance, focus on customer satisfaction and robust lean processes. More information available at www.summit-aviation.com and summitaviationmfg.com.
About Greenwich AeroGroup
Greenwich AeroGroup, Inc., owns and operates providers of general, commercial, government and military aviation services including maintenance, avionics and interior refurbishments; fixed base operations; aircraft sales, charter and management; manufacturing; component repair and overhaul and parts distribution. Current locations include Professional Aircraft Accessories, located in Titusville and Miami, Fla..; Professional Aviation Associates, located in Atlanta, Ga.; Summit Aviation, with locations in Middletown, Del., Somerset, Ky., Kernersville, N.C. and Western Aircraft, located in Boise, Idaho. News and information are available at www.greenwichaerogroup.com.