J.A. Air Center is proud to welcome Ron Jennings (shown at right) as J.A. Air Center’s Maintenance Sales Director. Jennings will be responsible for the management of maintenance sales, airframe and engine service, and program development. His leadership role will also include marketing and vendor relations.
“We are greatly pleased that Ron has joined the J.A. Air Center family," said Brad Zeman, President and Co-Owner for J.A. Air Center. "Ron brings enthusiasm and experience to our fast growing team of Aviation experts. His unparalleled customer service and business ethics makes Ron the logical choice to represent our maintenance division.”
Jennings comes from an active career in Aviation with 30 years of experience beginning with various and expanding roles of scope and responsibility including maintenance technician, chief inspector, director of maintenance and director of technical sales for various MRO’s. Most recently Jennings spent 18 years at Elliott Aviation in the technical sales department representing the company for avionics, maintenance, paint and interior sales.
Jennings attended Spartan School of Aeronautics where he obtained his FAA Certified Aircraft and Powerplant license (A&P). “My entire career has been in aviation, with the focus on maintenance and technical services sales. I’m proud to be a part of the J.A. Air Center team, as we further expand our service into the turbo prop and jet market.”
J.A Air Center, formerly known as Joliet Avionics, has been serving the aviation industry since 1965. Expanding to the Aurora Municipal Airport in 2009, J.A Air Center was voted the #1 FBO by AIN Magazine in 2011. In addition to the full service FBO, J.A Air Center offers aircraft detailing, Part 145 repair station, FAA approved flight training, private charter and management, parts, pilot shop, aircraft sales and rental, and avionics installation and repair.