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Heather Sermo Joins Pentastar as Vice President of Human Resources

WATERFORD, MICHIGAN / May 10, 2021 / AVIATION NEWSPentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation services, announced today that Heather Sermo has joined the company as Vice President of Human Resources.

“I am pleased to announce that Heather Sermo has accepted the position of Vice President of Human Resources,” said Greg Schmidt, President & CEO. “Heather joins us with extensive strategic, functional, and operational experience in Human Resources. Having won several awards for her wellness and talent initiatives, I know her contributions will continue to help Pentastar attract and retain the most talented, qualified, and exceptional individuals. We are excited to welcome her to the Pentastar team.”

As Vice President of Human Resources, Sermo will serve as a member of the executive team and be responsible for Pentastar’s employee relations, talent management and acquisition programs, succession planning, and compensation strategies ensuring industry-leading wellbeing initiatives, legal compliance and implementation of Pentastar’s mission and strategy.

Before joining Pentastar, Sermo held the position of Human Resource Director for RoboVent. In this position, she handled recruitment, employee benefits, succession planning, talent management, and training.

Sermo obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resource Development, specializing in Training and Development, from Oakland University in Rochester, Michigan. She was also a previous recipient of the Macomb County Business Award, Trailblazer of Future Talent.

“I am excited to join this team and lend my expertise and insight in recruitment, onboarding, benefits, employee relations, and policy and procedure development to further enhance the progressive benefit programs that Pentastar has in place,” said Sermo.


Pentastar Aviation, wholly owned by Edsel B. Ford II, has been servicing regional and global travelers for over 56 years and is headquartered at Oakland County International Airport (PTK). Pentastar provides private jet charter, award-winning FBO services, aircraft management, Fivestar Gourmet®, advisory, customer interiors and maintenance 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. Our team is committed to delivering the highest standards of safety and service excellence to our customers.

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