Boise, Idaho-based Western Aircraft has hired Tonya Wood as interiors manager. In her new role, Wood oversees the removal, repair, modification, refurbishment and reinstallation of aircraft interiors according to customer specifications.
With a demonstrated successful history in the aviation and aerospace industry, Wood is skilled in customer service, strategic planning, LEAN principles, leadership and project management.
Prior to joining Western Aircraft, she held varying positions with Gulfstream Aerospace, including senior pricing analyst and most recently principal designer, where she created and presented custom interior schemes that included veneer, carpet, plating, countertops, cabinetry, soft goods and seat styling for private and commercial use jets. She also served as the director of interior architectural design for J. Banks Design Group and then ran her own interior design and refurbishment company for two years before accepting a position as creative director for Release Marine.
“We are excited to have Tonya join our team,” says vice president and general manager for Western Aircraft Austin Shontz. “Her expertise in design and specifically interior schemes for Gulfstream aircraft, complements our ever-increasing Gulfstream capabilities.”