West Star Aviation names new chief financial officer

Tim Spihlman

Timothy Spihlman has joined West Star Aviation as chief financial officer.

Spihlman oversees all aspects of the company’s finance functions, including accounting, financial planning, taxes and corporate strategy. He brings to his duties more than 25 years of financial and operational leadership experience in a variety of industries. He holds designation as a  certified public accountant and a bachelor’s degree from Bradley University.

“I’m excited to have Tim joining the West Star team. His extensive experience in corporate finance as well as his experience in several C-level positions make him the ideal candidate to help us achieve our long-term goals,” said Jim Rankin, chief executive officer.

Spihlman said he expects to draw on his experiences in helping West Star staff continue to serve the aviation industry.
“I am pleased to have the opportunity to join a company with such a strong history and customer centric approach.”

West Star Aviation provides maintenance, repair and overhaul services at facilities at the Grand Junction Regional Airport and in Aspen and Denver as well as in Arizona, Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, Tennessee and Texas. The company has been selected for seven consecutive years as the top MRO services provider in a survey conducted for Professional Pilot magazine. For more information, call (800) 922-2421 or visit www.weststaraviation.com.