Tecumseh, MI– Locally owned aviation maintenance bidding website MROinsider.com has announced the addition of four full-time account managers based in Austin, TX, Orlando, FL, San Diego, CA, and Tecumseh, MI. This expanded sales team will continue to build the network of service providers registered with MROinsider.com.
Mr. Craig Miracle, Austin, TX, will cover maintenance facilities in Texas, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Alaska. He grew up in a USAF family and served in the U.S. Army as a UH-60 helicopter mechanic. He holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from Texas State University. In addition, he holds an A&P certificate and specializes in helicopter maintenance.
Mr. Guy Shaginaw, Orlando, FL, holds a degree in risk management and brings over 20 years of business experience to the company. He is completing his Private Pilot License, andplans to use his license to visit MRO facilities throughout his adopted home state of Florida and the Southeast. He will cover maintenance facilities in Georgia and Florida.
Mr. Jacob Kingsley, Tecumseh, MI, will cover maintenance facilities in Michigan, Ohio, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Illinois.Jacob has been surrounded by aviation his entire life, so stepping into this field was a natural transition for him. Jacob’s goal for MRO Insider is making maintenance for aircraft owner/operators an easy, trouble-free experience, while also assisting maintenance facilities increase business and efficiency.
Mr. Richard Hatfield, San Diego, CA, will cover maintenance facilities in California, Arizona, and Nevada. A former North Carolinian, Richard will be bringing years of experience in the aviation industry. He has worked in FBO and MRO environments, providing service to commercial, private, and military customers. His MRO experience includes technical operations performing overhauls on a wide variety of landing gear systems, APU’s, and more.
The company has also announced business expansion into the rotorcraft marketplace, even signing up their first helicopter maintenance facility, Helicopter Specialties, Inc. in Janesville, WI in February. The team will be attending the HAI expo this month and having a Q&A session under their banner, located in the Grand Lobby of the convention center.
Since the company’s launch at NBAA 2017, MROinsider.com has registered an array of service providers ranging from avionics, paint, interior, turbine and piston engine repairs/overhauls and airframe facilities nationwide.
The company is rapidly changing the aircraft maintenance industry by providing an arena for aircraft owner/operators to locate, browse and review maintenance facilities. The website also has a feature for aircraft owner/operators to place a request for quote for required maintenance. This innovation in the aircraft maintenance industry will create a fast, easy-to-use alternative to the current time intensive and repetitive process.
When needed, MROinsider.com accepts immediate service requests for AOG aircraft crews and routes these priority requests to multiple service providers.
Aircraft owner/operators can create a user profile and utilize the site at no cost. They may sign up for a live webinar on the company homepage for a quick demonstration on how the site works. The annual subscription fee for maintenance providers starts at $1,000 and is priced based on the size of the provider and the type of aircraft they have the capability to maintain. The company is offering a reduced “early adopter” rate available in 2018 to celebrate the official launch and growth of the website.
MROinsider.com has moved its office to 102 W. Chicago Blvd., Tecumseh, MI 49286. This 1880s office building is located down the road from the original home to Meyers Aircraft, a company co-founded by Nixon’s great-grandfather, Ray Betzoldt.
MROinsider.com was founded in 2016 by Lindsay Irwin and Andy Nixon to improve upon the current system of word-of-mouth referrals for aviation maintenance services. With the industry facing a mandatory ADS-B update requirement, the founders felt that was the right time for MROinsider.com to make its debut, helping both aircraft owner/operators and maintenance facilities. Sign up for a live webinar on the company homepage.
MROinsider.com has exhibited at AirVenture 2017 and at the 2017 NBAA Convention. The company will be represented at the 2018 HAI Heli-Expo in Las Vegas, NV beginning on February 26,2018.
Andy has been involved in the aviation industry from a young age and chose to pursue a degree in aviation. Upon graduation, he began working in MRO facilities. With Lindsay’s background in operational leadership, the team drew upon their experience to begin MROinsider.com.
To learn more about company and its service, please contact:
Co-founder/VP of Sales
102 W. Chicago Blvd., Suite 202
Tecumseh, MI 49286
Office: (877) 977-6537