Waterford, Michigan.–Pentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation, announced today that Brent Hanson has joined the company in the position of Account Manager & Client Relations Representative. Hanson will be based at Gerald R. Ford International Airport (GRR), as part of Pentastar’s new partnership with Avflight.

In his role as Account Manager & Client Relations Representative, Hanson is responsible for developing strategies to attract new business and managing customer accounts. In addition, he will be promoting Pentastar in the West Michigan region.

“Brent brings a wealth of aviation experience, technical knowledge and care for customers to Pentastar Aviation,” said Brad Bruce, Executive Vice President of Maintenance & Sales. “He is going to be a tremendous asset for us going forward as we continue to expand our footprint in the Great Lakes region.”

Prior to joining Pentastar, Hanson served as Regional Sales Director for Textron Aviation. In this role, he evaluated customer needs to provide effective aircraft solutions.

Hanson earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Arts, Advertising and Public Relations from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan and is a native of the Grand Rapids area.

He also served as an officer in the United States Navy/Navy Reserve from 2010 to 2018.

“It is an honor to be joining the Pentastar family,” said Hanson. “Pentastar’s experience, professionalism, and award-winning service will be a tremendous value to the West Michigan business community. I look forward to being a part of this exciting expansion into this part of the state.”

About Pentastar Aviation

Pentastar Aviation, wholly owned by Edsel B. Ford II, is a leader in the world of business aviation, providing aircraft management, advisory services, aircraft maintenance, avionics services, interior services and award-winning FBO services. Air charter transportation services are provided by Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc., a U.S. FAR Part 135 on-demand air carrier, or by other U.S. FAR Part 135 certificated on-demand air carriers arranged by Pentastar Aviation, LLC. Their team is committed to delivering the highest standards of safety and service excellence to their customers.

Pentastar Aviation has been servicing regional and global travelers for more than 50 years and is headquartered at Oakland County International Airport (PTK). For more information, please visit www.pentastaraviation.com



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