Rob Wilson – Chief Executive Officer
Prior to becoming CEO of TurbineAero, Rob Wilson founded Aerospace Advisory Group, LLC in 2014, and served leading aerospace companies in consulting and board roles. Rob served the last 9 years of his 27-year Honeywell career as the President of the Business & General Aviation business, which serves customers who produce, operate and maintain business jets and general aviation aircraft across the globe. He grew the business at twice the industry rate to over $2.5B and expanded margins by over 50% in the period 2009 to 2014. In prior roles, Rob led the Military Aircraft electronics business to significant operational improvements and led the certification and production introduction of Honeywell’s new generation propulsion engine. In early roles at Honeywell Aerospace, Rob had a series of engineering and business leadership positions with increasing responsibility, including leading Honeywell’s engine/APU assembly and test facility, their engine/APU controls business, and leading the engine and mechanical systems technology development efforts. Rob was trained as a Six Sigma Black Belt and Lean Manufacturing expert while in leadership positions at AlliedSignal. He started his career designing and developing gas turbines and related equipment at Solar Turbines, and has a mechanical engineering degree from Case Western Reserve University.
Kevin Moriarty – Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Moriarty joined the Company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) in July 2021. From 2018 until 2020, he served as CFO of Blue Yonder, a global supply chain software company. From 2013 – 2017 he served as the CFO of Avnet, Inc. a global technology solution leading company that markets, sells, and distributes electronic components from electronic component manufacturers, including semiconductors, interconnect, passive and electromechanical components, and other integrated and embedded components. From 2002 until 2012, Mr. Moriarty served in a variety of senior leadership positions at Honeywell International, Inc. From 2009 until 2012 he served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Honeywell International’s Aerospace Business Group and served as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for the company’s Performance Materials and Technologies Group from 2008 until 2009. Early in his career Kevin spent 11 years with PricewaterhouseCoopers LLC and was admitted as a partner in 1998. In addition, Kevin serves on the Board of Directors of the Phoenix Symphony as Vice Chair-Treasurer, Proof Analytics and he is an advisor to the Rutgers-Newark Honors Living College.
Peter Gille – Chief Operating Officer
Peter Gille has broad aerospace industry experience in aircraft and turbine engines R&D, operations, MRO, engineering and sales. As COO at TurbineAero Inc. he is responsible for implementing operating improvements across TurbineAero. Prior to this role Peter Gille served as Vice President & General Manager at TurbineAero Asia, from 2017 until 2021. Before joining TurbineAero Mr. Gille assumed various roles within the Triumph Group as Director of Engineering and Quality Assurance for Triumph Aviation Services – Asia (2006-2008) ; Director of Sales & Business development for the Triumph Group covering Europe, Africa and the middle East from 2008 to 2010 and Operations and Engineering Director at Triumph Aviation Services Asia from 2010 to 2017. Prior to Triumph, Mr. Gille was employed at Sabena Technics in Belgium as Aircraft Base Maintenance Manager from 2004 to 2006, and APU, GSE and Avionics Services manager from 1999 to 2004. His aerospace career began in 1998 as a Production Engineer of the Boeing heavy maintenance hangars of Sabena Technics in Belgium.
Mr. Gille holds a master engineering degree in electricity and electro mechanics from the Industrial Engineering School of Antwerp, Belgium and holds a master engineering degree in Aeronautics and Aerospace Technologies from the universities of Leuven, Brussels and Ghent and the Royal Military School in Brussels, Belgium. Additionally, Mr. Gille is a licensed commercial aircraft pilot.
Robert Wentlejewski – Senior Vice President Operations
Robert Wentlejewski is the President of Wentle Consultants, which he founded in 2016 after 32 years with Honeywell Aerospace and its predecessor companies. The company provides manufacturing strategy, operational and lean manufacturing consulting services and leadership mentoring to all manufacturing organizations. Mr. Wentlejewski served the last 7 years of his 32-year Honeywell career as the Vice President of Aftermarket Services. In this role, Bob led significant improvements across the organization utilizing lean manufacturing, six-sigma processes and continuous improvement methodology which resulting in, improved key customer performance metrics. Mr. Wentlejewski is a recognized leader in both lean transformation and Six Sigma problem solving skill sets implementing successful operating systems within the aerospace sector. Prior to leading as Global MRO Mr. Wentlejewski held a variety of integrated supply chain positions of increasing accountability. After obtaining a BS in Environmental Science from Ramapo College NJ, Bob started his career in 1984 at Allied-Bendix corporation in Teterboro New Jersey. After 4 years at Bendix he was asked to relocate to Allied-Signal Garrett Corporation in Phoenix AZ in 1988, in which he has resided ever since.
Six Sigma / Black Belt Trained (Certification date 12/04)
Lean Trained (Certification date 6/02)
USA SR. World Champion Weightlifting 2000
USA Olympic Weightlifting National Champion 1996
USA Olympic Weightlifting Candidate 1982-1984