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Team

MEET OUR TEAM

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Donald (Don) Snodgrass
President

Don manages the Avant business line. Mr. Snodgrass has over twenty-nine years of experience in the aviation industry, having received his training at the Aerospace Maintenance School of Technology and at Boeing Composites on the 7XX fleet. He has held several leadership positions such as, Shop Supervisor for flight controls and TR’s for Chromalloy Gas Turbine, KS, Repair Station General Manager for HAC Corp., COO for Aero Fabricators Inc., Heavy Maintenance Rep for TR’s for ASG and ILFC, and VP of Operations for Lufthansa Technic Composites.

JW Hunt

JW Hunt
Senior Sales Administrator

JW is responsible for handling Avant’s daily client requests and correspondence. Mr. Hunt’s background is Avionics. Prior to joining Avant, Mr. Hunt was the Senior Sales Administrator at Gulfstream/General Dynamics and also at K-C Aviation. Mr. Hunt brings over 50 years of experience in the industry to Avant and is an invaluable resource for our customers.

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Dave Chirco
Account Executive

Dave is responsible for daily client requests and correspondence.  Mr. Chirco has worked for Dassault Falcon as a Senior Account Representative and brings over 20 years of Falcon and industry knowledge to the company.

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Brooke Woodward
Account Executive

Brooke is responsible for handling Avant’s daily client requests and correspondence with clients responding to requests for material and managing client relationships.

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Lisa Harvey
Account Executive

Lisa is responsible for handling Avant’s daily client requests and correspondence with clients responding to requests for material and managing client relationships.

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Account Executive

This position is responsible for handling Avant’s daily client requests and correspondence with clients responding to requests for material and managing client relationships.

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Danny Hoosier
Materials Manager

Danny manages Avant’s materials and daily operations. Mr. Hoosier’s background includes over 38 years of experience in materials and procurement at Midcoast Aviation/Jet Aviation.

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Ryan LeVan
Materials Administrator

Ryan is responsible for Avant’s procurement – including its extensive Rotable pool – and warehouse functions.

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Brandon Atkinson
Shipping and Receiving Clerk

Brandon is responsible for all aspects of Warehousing, Inventory Count, Packaging, Shipping, and Receiving.

Stephanie Simpson

Stephanie Simpson
Administrative Assistant/Office Manager

Stephanie oversees Avant’s customer service and office management. Mrs. Simpson’s prior experience includes 18 years at The Home Depot, as a Bookkeeper/Computer Room Lead, as well as a Return Goods Administrator.

Laura Strauss
Marketing Manager

Laura handles Avant’s Marketing and Communications endeavors.

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Jay Roever
Sales Manager

Jay oversees the parts sales groups in East Alton, IL and Grand Junction, CO. Mr. Roever has 36 years of aviation experience in previous positions with AVMATS, West Star Aviation, and Falcon Jet.

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Tim Gilstrap
Senior Account Executive

 

 

Contact Us:

720 Industrial Blvd.
Suite 500
Grapevine, TX 76051
Phone: 817.416.0110
Fax: 817.416.0111
info@avantaero.com