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Brad Bruce named Vice President of Sales at Pentastar Aviation

Waterford, Mich. – Brad J. Bruce has been named Vice President of Sales at Pentastar Aviation.  In his role at Pentastar, he will be responsible for the company’s growth and development initiatives across numerous lines of business including aircraft management, charter, maintenance, avionics and interiors.

“We’re pleased to welcome Brad to our team,” said Greg Schmidt, President & CEO of Pentastar Aviation. “He is a well-known industry veteran, and his operational, sales and management experience will be great assets to Pentastar Aviation as we execute our strategic plan and develop new growth opportunities.”

“Pentastar Aviation has a sterling reputation within the business aviation industry and a storied history.  I greatly look forward to being a part of this team,” said Bruce.  “Pentastar Aviation is celebrating its 50-year anniversary in 2014, so it’s an exciting time to come on board to help celebrate their legacy and focus on plans that will help shape the company’s future.”

Prior to joining Pentastar, Bruce served in business aviation leadership roles including General Manager of Landmark Aviation Aircraft Management and Charter and Vice President Flight & Sales of Aerodynamics, Inc.  He also served as an aircraft technician in the United States Marine Corps.  Bruce holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Science from Western Michigan University.

For 50 years, Pentastar Aviation has been a leader in the world of business aviation. Pentastar Aviation provides award-winning FBO services, aircraft maintenance, aircraft management services, aviation advisors, avionics design/installation/repair, and custom aircraft interiors.  Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. provides aircraft charter services and direct air carrier services for helicopter emergency medical services and air ambulance operations.  Pentastar’s repair stations at Oakland International (KPTK) and Oxford (OXC) airports are among the most expansive and well-equipped facilities in the nation.  Pentastar Aviation is a proud provider of Avfuel branded fuels. Pentastar Aviation supports many charities and aviation-based education initiatives including the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Operation Good Cheer, Sky Hope Network, EAA Young Eagles and local Aviation Day programming.