West Star Aviation Names New Corporate Controller

posted on 26th August 2020 by Eddie Saunders
West Star Aviation Names New Corporate Controller

West Star is pleased to announce Luke Williams as their new Corporate Controller. Luke will manage and direct all accounting, treasury and tax functions of the company.

Luke has fifteen years of experience in finance within the transportation industry. He graduated from the University of Illinois with a degree in Accounting and is a certified public accountant.

“Luke’s strong financial background and relevant experience will be a significant benefit to helping the company continue to serve its customers and the industry.  I look forward to working with him to continue to support our personnel and develop our employees within finance and other organizations,” said Tim Spihlman, CFO.

Luke Williams

“I am excited to be able to contribute my experience to the West Star team and valued customers,” said Luke Williams, Corporate Controller.

West Star is proud to have been voted the #1 Preferred MRO for seven consecutive years from 2014-2020 in Professional Pilot Magazine’s annual PRASE Survey.  The survey first included the ‘Most Preferred MRO’ category in 2014 and West Star has won the #1 slot each year since its inception.  West Star Aviation specializes in the repair and maintenance of airframes, engines and APUs, avionics installations and repair, major modifications, interior refurbishment, exterior paint, accessory services and parts.

In addition to its primary facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, West Star Aviation also maintains satellite facilities at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO; Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX; Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its East Alton and Grand Junction facilities.