Rick Rogers and Jose Irizarry Join the Elliott Aviation Team

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MOLINE, IL March 18, 2024 – Elliott Aviation, a leading provider of aviation services, has expanded their leadership team with the hiring of Rick Rogers, General Manager, and Jose Irizarry, Director, Quality and Safety. With over 50 combined years of experience, they both are well-established in the aviation industry and their knowledge will be indispensable.

“We are excited to welcome Rick and Jose to the Elliott team. With Rick at the helm as General Manager of our Moline facility, his initial focus will be on streamlining current processes and ensuring exceptional customer service with each aircraft delivery. He will be overseeing the entire maintenance operations, including service, avionics, interior completions and paint. ," said Dave Makowski, Chief Operating Officer at Elliott Aviation. Makowski continued, “Jose’s robust experience leading quality and safety efforts will be instrumental for our long-term growth plans. He will be taking a strategic approach to our quality and safety culture ensuring best practices and continuous improvements across all five of our locations.”

Prior to joining Elliott, Rogers held the role of Head of Program Management – Cabin Completions and Aircraft MRO at Comlux. Preceding Comlux, he was the Senior Manager of Customer Programs – Engine MRO at StandardAero. Irizarry previously was the Director of Quality/Chief Inspector at both Hillwood Airways and Saudi Aramco as well as Aviation Safety Inspector/Principal Inspector with the FAA.

About Elliott Aviation

Elliott Aviation, founded in 1936 is a world-class provider of comprehensive aviation services, including maintenance, avionics, paint, interior, accessories, aircraft sales. With a commitment to quality, safety, and customer satisfaction, Elliott Aviation has earned a reputation for excellence in the aviation industry. For more information, please visit www.elliottaviation.com or call 800.447.6711.

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