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Pentastar Aviation Appoints Mark Schenkel to Vice President of Finance

WATERFORD, MICHIGAN / May 10, 2021 / AVIATION NEWSPentastar Aviation, a leader in the world of business aviation services, announces the appointment of Mark Schenkel to the position of Vice President of Finance.

Schenkel, a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and member of the Michigan Association of CPAs, joined Pentastar in 2015 as Controller, reporting to President & CEO Greg Schmidt. In his new role, Schenkel will be responsible for all strategic financial initiatives and oversee all financial operations and information technology activities of Pentastar Aviation and Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc.

“Mark’s contributions to Pentastar over the last 6 years and his roots in the world of accounting and finance have brought Pentastar invaluable management perspective,” said Schmidt. “His leadership will allow us to continue to grow strategically and profitably and ensure the highest levels of accuracy in our financial reporting to internal and external customers.”


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.

Contact:       Pentastar Aviation: Tracy Neil, Director of Marketing, 248-666-8200, [email protected],,,,,