Darek Schiesser

Vice President / Operations (Kansas City)

Darek started his 29 years aviation career in the US Marine Corps as a crew chief on CH-53 helicopters. Since joining ATS as a Flight Controls Mechanic in 1993 he has risen through the airframe maintenance organization from frontline technician to supervisor and maintenance manager. He further expanded his leadership experience through successively challenging roles in Project Management, Program Management, Planning and ultimately Operations leadership. Darek has been VP of Operations for our MCI aircraft maintenance facility since 2015.