Duncan Aviation has announced that Regional Avionics Sales Manager Tim Kelly is transitioning to the company’s new Regional Sales Manager for the Great Lakes region. Kelly joined the Duncan Aviation team in May 2018 and has more than 30 years of prior aviation experience and knowledge to help support Duncan Aviation’s customers in the Great Lakes region of the United States.
“I look forward to reconnecting with many of my former Great Lakes area customers as well as meeting new ones and helping them support their business aircraft service needs,” says Kelly. “Duncan Aviation has such an excellent reputation for ethics and integrity within our industry; it is an honor to be part of the team.”
During his career, Kelly has been involved with several industry groups, and he recently completed a 9-year term on the Aircraft Electronics Association (AEA) Board.
“Tim is a long-time advocate of Duncan Aviation, and we’re delighted he’s willing to use his knowledge and years of experience to directly serve our clients and team members,” says Manager of Regional Service Sales Phil Suglia.
Kelly spent 30 years with Bendix-King/AlliedSignal Aerospace and then Honeywell International, where he gained experience in the areas of component troubleshooting, certification, engineering, and customer service. While at Honeywell, Kelly supported sales efforts in both the Business Jet and Commercial Aviation divisions. He started his aviation career in the United States Navy as an Aviation Fire Control Technician, working on the Grumman A-6E aircraft in the Seventh Fleet aboard the USS Ranger.
Kelly likes to stay active with family and friends and is an avid motorcyclist, both street and dirt, as well as an active musician. He prides himself on making the most of each day and finding the positive in every situation and day.