Before becoming the VP of Operations at Aviation Technical Services in Everett, Bob started his career at ATS in 1990 after serving 4 years in the US Navy. While in the US Navy, Bob repaired and overhauled power plant and associated components related to the UH1N Helicopter. At ATS, Bob began as a mechanic working on 727, 737, 757, and DC-9 aircraft, rising to Maintenance Supervisor in 1993. Bob has since progressed through progressive Operations leadership roles while successfully leading many critical projects including modifications, maintenance & transition checks, component repair and overhaul. Bob has an AA degree and a FAA Airframe & Powerplant license.