Randy McComb has joined BeauTech Power Systems in the role of Director Technical Records (Acquisitions), bringing 23 years of aviation experience to support the BPS Technical Operations team. In his new role Randy will manage pre-purchase reviews for engines and aircraft. Prior to joining BPS, Randy held several positions within Willis Lease Finance Corporation, most recently serving in the role of Technical Director of Records and Quality. Earlier in his career Randy worked as a Maintenance Planning Auditor, AD Analyst and Records Lead for American Eagle Airlines.
Welcome to the Team Randy!
Kevin Cusack has joined BeauTech Power Systems as Vice President Sales servicing the Canadian and Northern US markets. Kevin is responsible for furthering our growth in the region with a particular focus on our CFM56 product line. Kevin comes to BeauTech with a Master’s Degree in Engineering and over 25 years of aviation industry experience, most recently from Standard Aero. Kevin held roles of increasing responsibility at Standard culminating as the Vice President, Strategic Partnerships and Product Development within the commercial aviation division. Kevin will continue to be based in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Welcome to the Team Kevin!
Julian Brauner has joined BeauTech Power Systems in the role of Director Asset Management, Europe, expanding BeauTech’s Technical Operations team in our Frankfurt, Germany office. With nearly a decade of experience in the aviation industry, Julian started his aviation career as a graduate trainee at Lufthansa Technik. After completing the trainee program, he worked as Project Manager for aircraft transitions and served in the position of Sales Manager at Lufthansa Technik prior to joining BeauTech. Julian graduated from Berlin Institute of Technology and holds a Master’s Degree in Aerospace Engineering.
Welcome to the Team Julian!
Kely Alves has joined BeauTech as Vice President Sales Latin America responsible for furthering our growth in the region. Kely comes to BeauTech with nearly 20 years in aviation industry experience. She started her career with Avio-Diepen before moving to GECAS 13 years ago, most recently serving as their VP Marketing.
Kely is a strong relationship builder and an expert in the Latin America Region, knowing the particulars of each country. We are looking forward to her developing and expanding BeauTech’s presence in the region from her office in São Paulo.
Kely has a degree in Marketing along with a Master’s in International Business and is fluent in Spanish, English and Portuguese.
Welcome to the team, Kely!
Welcome to the team, Ivo!
Florian Krauthoff has joined Beautech as Vice President Sales (Asia-Pacific). Having studied Chinese and worked in the Asian aviation market for 12 years, Florian is our first direct hire for the newly established Singapore Office, expanding our company’s footprint in this dynamic region.
Before joining Beautech, Florian held various positions at Lufthansa Technik, where he started his aviation career in the corporate graduate program. Based in China, Florian served as Assistant to the General Manager at Ameco Beijing, a Lufthansa-Air China MRO joint-venture.
He later took the position as Director Sales Asia, where he was responsible for promoting Lufthansa Technik’s VIP & business jet services to Asian government, corporate and private jet clients.
Florian holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree from Frankfurt School of Finance & Management and a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree in Business Administration and Chinese Studies from University of Applied Sciences Bremen.
Welcome to the team, Florian!
Jeff A. Nickle has joined BeauTech Power Systems, LLC (BPS) in the role of Director Technical, bringing 25 years of aviation experience to support the BPS Technical Operations team. In his new role Mr. Nickle will manage the technical aspects of engine and aircraft leases as well as providing customer support and managing shop level maintenance.
Prior to joining BPS, Mr. Nickle held several positions within AerSale Inc., most recently serving in the role of Manager Technical Records.
Prior to AerSale Inc., Mr. Nickle worked as a Project Manager of Regional Engines for Willis Lease Finance Corporation where he managed the delivery and return of PW150A, CF34, RB211, CFM56 and AE3007 series engines. Mr. Nickle has also held positions as Manager Aircraft Records at Pinnacle Airlines and Director, Aircraft Records and Configuration at American Eagle.
Heather Halverson has joined BeauTech Power Systems, LLC (BPS) as its general counsel responsible for BPS legal and contractual matters supporting both the U.S. and German offices. Heather has significant legal experience in commercial aviation, corporate finance and general business. Prior to joining BPS, Heather was a shareholder with Fafinski Mark & Johnson, P.A. in the Transportation and Logistics practice group where she specialized in advising lessors, borrowers and airlines on financing, acquisitions/dispositions and leasing transactions. She has also served as in-house counsel for a regional home improvement retail organization.
Heather graduated cum laude from the University of Wisconsin-Stout and earned her juris doctorate from Hamline University School of Law in St. Paul, Minnesota.
BeauTech Power Systems (BPS) was recently named by Inc. Magazine as one of their most successful companies in America. The magazine tracks the top 5,000 fastest growing private companies based in the US and publishes an annual ranking. For this years’ list the magazine reviewed private, independent companies based on revenue generated from 2015 through 2018. BPS cracked the top 20% and was ranked at #814!
Igor Tchounkovskii has joined BeauTech Power Systems, LLC (BPS) as Senior Financial Analyst, bringing 9 years of financial services experience to the team. In this role, he will be supporting the finance, accounting and reporting functions of the Company. Prior to joining BPS, Mr. Tchounkovskii was the Senior Corporate Underwriter at Umpqua Bank where he focused on underwriting complex corporate and commercial credits in the financial services and aviation industry. Igor graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance. Currently, Igor is a Level II candidate in the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program.