Waterford, Mich. – Pentastar Aviation has named Mark Schenkel to the position of Controller, effective this month. Mark will report to Greg Schmidt, Pentastar Aviation President and Chief Executive Officer.

He will be responsible for all of the financial and information technology activities of Pentastar Aviation and Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc.

“We are delighted to welcome Mark to the Pentastar Aviation team,” Schmidt said. “As someone with roots in the world of accounting and finance, I am very much looking forward to the financial management perspectives that Mark brings to us from his experience across a wide range of industries.”

Prior to joining Pentastar Aviation, Schenkel had served as Controller at MCM Management Corp.

He is a graduate of Michigan State University, and a member of the Michigan Association of Certified Public Accountants.

“I am gratified to be joining Pentastar Aviation,” Schenkel said. “While I certainly have a lot to learn about the industry, I am confident that my background, coupled with Greg’s support and leadership, will enable me to contribute significantly to the competitiveness, efficiency, and growth of Pentastar Aviation.”

About Pentastar Aviation

Pentastar Aviation is a leader in the world of business aviation, providing award winning private jet charter, aircraft management, aircraft consulting, aircraft maintenance, avionic services, interior services, FBO services and aircraft charter operated through Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc. The company focuses on providing world class services and adhering to the strictest of safety standards.

Pentastar Aviation has been servicing regional and global travelers for more than 50 years and is headquartered at Oakland County International Airport (KPTK).


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