Anthony Manzella has been hired as maintenance service advisor, Bill Berg has been promoted to assistant chief inspector and Keith Lowe has been promoted to aviation maintenance technician (AMT) lead within the maintenance department of Fargo Jet Center (FJC), the Fargo, North Dakota-based FBO.
“The experience and professionalism that Anthony, Bill and Keith provide within our organisation make them a great fit for their respective positions,” says Mike Clancy, VP of technical services. “We continue to invest in our maintenance team, improving both safety and reliability, and creating well-rounded mechanics to help grow our business.”
Anthony Manzella, maintenance service advisor, is serving in a new position in the company created to elevate the experience and serve as the primary point of contact for FJC's maintenance customers. Anthony began his aviation career in 1996 when he joined the US Air Force. It was there he worked as a KC-135R crew chief, quality assurance inspector, and maintenance instructor. He then went onto aviation maintenance, aircraft parts sales and maintenance inspection before joining FJC in 2019.
Bill Berg, assistant chief inspector, is responsible for assisting with the direction, planning and layout of the details for inspection standards, methods and procedures to be used by the company's FAA Part 145 repair station. Bill has over 36 years of experience in the aviation industry and holds an A.A.S. in Aviation Maintenance Technology from Lake Area Technical Institute. Bill started his aviation career in the Marine Corps in 1984 and continued to work in aviation before joining FJC in 2014. He holds an airframe and powerplant licence with an inspection authorisation and also holds a private pilot certificate.
Keith Lowe, AMT lead, serves as a mentor to other AMTs with less experience by providing guidance and sharing knowledge through on-the-job training. Keith joined the Marine Corps in 2006 where his aviation career began. After working as a CH53E mechanic in the Marine Corps and as a mechanic for Campus Avionics in Burleson, Texas, Keith joined the FJC team in 2012. Keith holds an airframe and powerplant licence and is currently working towards earning his private pilot certificate.