Duncan Aviation has hired Matt McGinn as a Bombardier service sales representative. In this position, McGinn will assist Bombardier operators in planning for maintenance events and provide quotes for these workscopes.
Sales manager Troy Nail says: “Matt is an experienced and capable leader with a great customer following. He will excel in this new role. He brings years of experience with Bombardier aircraft, and that technical knowledge will help customers as they explore the maintenance services offered by Duncan Aviation.”
McGinn was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska and at the age of 25 he joined the US Navy as an aviation structural mechanic working on MH-60S helicopters. He started at Duncan Aviation as an airframe tech in February 2014.
“I grew up around Duncan Aviation,” he says. “My dad Kevin McGinn was a Duncan Aviation regional manager and worked here for 35 years.”
McGinn has been at Duncan Aviation for seven years, and has worked his way up to a Bombardier airframe team leader, working on Challenger, Global and Learjet airframes. “With my technical background on Bombardier products, I'm ready to provide help customers navigate their options and provide a great experience throughout the entire process,” he adds.
Cobi Lane has also been hired as director of production operations in Provo, Utah. Lane will be responsible for leading the airframe, engine and modifications production areas at Duncan Aviation's newest full-service facility.
“I'm confident that under Cobi's leadership our airframe, engine and modifications business will continue to grow and flourish,” says executive VP and COO of Duncan Aviation's Provo facility Chad Doehring. “We are excited that Cobi has joined the team here in Provo, and we know he'll serve our customers well.”
Lane brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this new position, having worked as a tech 2 mechanic, senior tech, mechanical team leader, shift leader, service team manager, operations manager and director of customer service over the last 21 years. Prior to beginning his career in the business aviation industry, Lane served in the United States Air Force for seven years and worked on maintenance for the KC-135R model tanker.
“I'm looking forward to using my relationship-building skills as I meet with fellow team members, learn the various teams and get started working with our customers,” he says. “I'm also looking forward to getting to work and executing on behalf of Duncan Aviation and its customers so we can continue being the best of the best.”