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Moline, IL, July 11, 2016 – Elliott Aviation, a leading provider of aviation services including aircraft MRO, has hired Michael Parrish as Senior Director of Regional Sales & Business Development. He was most recently employed with Standard Aero as Director of Regional Sales.
Parrish has over 25 years of aviation experience including roles in the United States Air Force, Global Aviation, McKechnie Aerospace and Standard Aero. Over his career, he has received several awards including the President’s Award for sales excellence, the Veterans of Foreign Wars Creative Writing Award and the Sikorsky Helicopter Lifesaving Rescue Award for a lifesaving rescue with a Sikorsky product.
Parrish will be responsible for leading and growing the Regional Sales Manager team to include Elliott Aviation’s Branch Sales Manager. He will also be an active member of the company’s Senior Leadership Team.
“Michael’s experience and customer service focus is a perfect fit for what we are looking for in a MRO sales leader,” said Greg Sahr, President of Elliott Aviation. “For many years, he has successfully run high-performing sales teams and fully understands what it takes to create long term customer relationships.”
Elliott Aviation is a second-generation, family-owned business aviation company offering a complete menu of high quality products and services including aircraft sales, avionics service & installations, aircraft maintenance, accessory repair & overhaul, paint and interior, charter and aircraft management. Serving the business aviation industry nationally and internationally, they have facilities in Moline, IL, Des Moines, IA, and Minneapolis, MN. The company is a member of the Pinnacle Air Network, National Business Aviation Association (NBAA), National Air Transportation Association (NATA), and National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA).