Jim Rankin was named CEO of West Star Aviation recently. Bob Rasberry has been named chairman of the Board, and Rodger Renaud will remain president and COO.
Rankin began his career in aviation as a pilot flying for Midwest Airlines accruing over 11,000 flight hours. He was president & CEO at Air Wisconsin Airlines and most recently, he was the president & CEO of Oregon-based Columbia Helicopters. He will be located at the East Alton (ALN), IL, facility.