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TJ Spitzmiller has returned to Peregrine as vice president of business development and administration, providing the aircraft engineering and certification firm located at Centennial airport in Englewood, Colorado with over 20 years of experience in the aerospace industry, including a previous spell with the company from 2014 to 2017 as director of programme management and business development.
He started with five years of supply chain management with Eclipse Aviation, where his efforts were instrumental to the first flight of the Eclipse 500 very light jet. He expanded these skills at Honeywell, where he achieved the Six Sigma Green Belt certification. Most recently he was general manager of Sarasota Avionics in Florida, where he continued to build an impressive in-depth knowledge of advanced navigation and communication electronics.
In addition to his corporate background, Spitzmiller holds an FAA Commercial Pilot and Flight Instructor certificate with Instrument and Advanced Ground Instructor ratings, logging over 2,000 hours in 55 different types of aircraft. As a subject matter expert, he is a contributor to aerospace publications such as IFR Magazine, AVweb and Aviation Consumer Magazine.
“The Peregrine team is excited to have TJ back as an integral part of the executive team,” says president David Rankin. “TJ’s product knowledge, experience in market development and his focus on customer satisfaction will benefit both our company and our clients.”