Philosophy

Our philosophy at MRO Holdings is simple: to recruit, train and invest in the best people in the industry to align our services and solutions with the long-term needs of our clients.

Purpose

Our purpose is to promote an environment of respect, trust, and collaboration

We promote an environment of Respect, Trust and Collaboration as a foundation for our people to succeed. We want to provide our aviation professionals a stable and challenging work environment centered around a culture of Safety, Quality, and Performance.

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Mission

Our mission is to create long term value

We strive to move customers away from the traditional MRO transactional relationship to a longer-term partnership approach in which we provide a trusted, cost effective, comprehensive technical solution built upon by a unique combination of hands on experience, industry knowledge and technology.

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History

1983

Aeroman is established

Aeroman is established as the Maintenance and Engineering division of TACA Airlines, created to provide in-house maintenance to the entire fleet.

1996

Aeroman
Hangar 1

As a result of growing demand, Aeroman built Hangar 1 with four maintenance bays

1999

Flightstar is established

Flightstar established as an aircraft battery and NDT inspection shop at Miami International Airport.

2000

Flightstar Cargo Conversion

Flightstar relocated to Hangar 1 at Jacksonville International Airport and performed first cargo door conversion on a B727-200.

2005

Flightstar Relocation

Flightstar relocated operations to Cecil Field in Jacksonville, Florida.

2006

TechOps MX is established

TechOps MX was first formed in Guadalajara as a result of a Delta-Aeromexico maintenance services alliance.

2008

Aeroman
Hangar 2 y 3

Aeroman expanded capacity at El Salvador International Airport by adding Hangar 2 and Hangar 3, with one maintenance bay in each hangar.

2010

Flightstar Expansipn

Flightstar expanded capacity at Cecil Field by adding Hangar 905 with one paint and two maintenance bays.

2012

Aeroman
Hangar 4

Aeroman expanded capacity at El Salvador International Airport by adding Hangar 4 with three maintenance bays.

2014

TechOps MX Relocation

TechOps MX relocated to Querétaro, Mexico and joined the expanding aerospace cluster at Querétaro Intercontinental Airport. Flightstar expanded capacity at Cecil Field by adding Hangar 935 with four maintenance bays.

2014

Flightstar Expansion

Flightstar expanded capacity at Cecil Field by adding Hangar 935 with four maintenance bays

2015

Aeroman Expansion

Aeroman expanded capacity at El Salvador International Airport by adding Hangar 5 with ten maintenance bays and extending Hangar 2 and 3, adding two additional maintenance bays. Aeroman performed first A330 heavy maintenance check and opened Airbus Competence Training Center (ACT)

2016

MRO Holdings is established

Aeroman and Flighstar joined forces under MRO Holdings Aeroman implemented the use of mobile tablets across all maintenance bays

2017

TechOps MX joins
MRO Holdings

TechOps MX joined forces with Aeroman and Flightstar under MRO Holdings. Aeroman performed first heavy maintenance checks on B757 and E190 fleets.

2018

Aeroman
Hangar 6

Aeroman expanded capacity at El Salvador International Airport by adding Hangar 6 with twelve maintenance bays and extending Hangar 2 and 3, adding two additional maintenace bays. TechOps MX expanded capacity at Querétaro Intercontinental Airport by extending the interiors workshop. Aeroman performed first A320 NEO check and TechOps MX performs first B757 check.

2019

MRO Solutions is established

MRO Solutions se establece bajo MRO Holdings. North State se unió a MRO Holdings

2020

North State

North State Aviation unió sus fuerzas con Aeroman, Flightstar, TechOps MX y MRO Solutions bajo MRO Holdings.


    Leadership

    The MRO holdings Leadership Team is responsible for promoting an environment of Respect, Trust, and Collaboration as a foundation for our people to succeed.

    Greg Colgan

    Chief Executive Officer
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Colgan leads the company’s efforts to build and deliver a world class collection of capabilities and services to the aviation market. With 20+ years of aviation experience across the airline, MRO and technology verticals, his efforts are focused on aligning the company’s strategy with the aviation market needs to better deliver long-term value creation for MRO Holdings customers.

    Rob Cords

    President
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Cords leads MRO Holdings in the areas of Strategy, Ventures, Project Management Office, Technical Supply Chain, Technology, Business Performance, and MRO Solutions. He has more than 17 years of aviation experience.  Prior to joining MRO Holdings, Mr. Cords served as the President of Airlines & Fleets for StandardAero.

    Basil Papayoti

    Chief Commercial Officer
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Papayoti leads all commercial efforts across Sales, Customer Experience, Marketing and Branding.  Basil works closely with each of our leadership teams and our customers to align the vision of MRO Holdings with their short and long term needs. He has more than 30 years of aviation experience with Aircraft and Engine OEMs, Airline affiliated and Independent MROs, and most recently served as the President and Director of Engine Services at GA Telesis.

    Myles Nichols

    Chief Operating Officer
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Nichols leads the Operations team with a focus on operational excellence through continuous improvement and harmonization. He brings over 25 years of industry experience that includes significant operations and regulatory responsibilities with a focus on quality, safety and compliance.  Prior to MRO Holdings, Myles served as Managing Director of Training, MRO Operations, Inspection and Quality at American Airlines.

    Gregg Brown

    Vice President MRO Solutions & Compliance
    MRO Solutions

    Mr. Brown provides oversight on all aspects of safety, quality, and compliance to the MRO Holdings group of companies, as well as leading MRO Solutions, a new venture launched in 2019 leveraging MRO Holdings’ deep industry experience and broad technical skillsets to meet the needs of the rapidly evolving aviation maintenance industry. Gregg is a veteran of the United States Air Force, bringing over 30 years of aviation experience, including nearly 24 years at Southwest Airlines. Gregg also holds an FAA Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic’s license and a Private Pilot’s license.

    Sandino Hernandez

    Vice President Human Capital
    MRO Holdings

    Mr. Hernandez helps accelerate MRO Holdings transformation through setting the platform to attract, and develop the best talent and building a culture of engagement, agility and innovation. He brings over 18 years of industry experience with a hands-on Business Partnership approach to Human Capital.

    Ana Carol de Benedetti

    General Counsel
    MRO Holdings

    Ms. Benedetti leads all legal matters for the MRO Holdings group of companies. Ana Carol brings more than 20 years of experience in the airline and related industries. Prior to joining MRO Holdings, Ana Carol served as General Counsel for LifeMiles, Avianca’s loyalty program.

    Elsy Pozo

    Vice President Internal Audit, Corporate Governance & SOC Office Head
    MRO Holdings

    Ms. Pozo is focused on ensuring the company’s  corporate governance and internal controls are in place and effective.  Elsy also serves as the Office Head for our System Operations Center (SOC) in San Salvador. Elsy brings 19 years of airline industry experience, including 13 years in areas of Internal Controls and Internal Audit, building world-class audit teams from inception in SOX Compliance Programs and incorporating innovative audit techniques in Data Analytics, leveraging long term continuous auditing and monitoring programs.

    Alejandro Echeverría

    Chief Executive Officer
    Aeroman

    Mr. Echeverria leads one of the biggest MROs in the America’s to provide the highest results in Safety, Quality and Performance. More than 30 years of wide experience, in ENAER, LATAM Airlines and Airman MRO, have allowed him to be deeply involved in all Strategic, Maintenance and Engineering activities in the aviation industry. His leadership and knowledge enables the organization to provide world class services, creating added value and high satisfaction levels to our customers.

    Brandon Jauregui

    General Manager
    TechOps MX

    Mr. Jauregui is a United States Marine veteran with over 15 years of progressive experience in manufacturing and aviation industries in Mexico and throughout Latin America, as a strategic business partner focused on talent development to support organizational goals. With a continuous improvement approach to operations, Brandon now leads TechOps MX, one of the largest MRO’s in Mexico. His leadership ensures his teams remain engaged, results driven, and detail oriented.

    Charles Creech

    President
    North State

    Mr. Creech was one of five founding employees that brought North State to life in 2010. As President, he has overall responsibility for the company’s culture, operations, facility, operating budget and administration. Mr. Creech has more than 45 years of aviation experience having launched his career with Piedmont Airlines in 1973. He also worked for Braniff Airlines, US Airways, American Trans Air and was President of Pace Airlines. Under his leadership, North State has received the President’s Award from the North Carolina Aviation Authority, was named the Small Business of the Year for the State of North Carolina and was the recipient of Patriotic Employee Participation from the Office of the Secretary of Defense.

    Our Community

    We are committed to making a positive and lasting impact in the regions we live and work in through local organizations that focus on the empowerment of veterans and children.
    EL DÍA DE CHARLES TAYLOR
    At MRO Holdings, we celebrate the efforts of the talented professionals who ensure the safety and security of our airborne aviation infrastructure every day, but especially on National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day which is observed on May 24th. It is named after Charles Edward Taylor, the man who built the engine used to power the airplane of the Wright Brothers in 1903. As part of the celebration, we spend the day building children’s bikes with one of our business partners.
    EL DÍA DE CHARLES TAYLOR
    Aldeas Infantiles SOS
    MRO Holdings helps SOS Children's Villages to assure every child has the right to quality care and a safe environment in order to reach their full potential. We help by providing school supplies, and by working with our local communities to provide a loving and supporting environment for children who have been or are at risk of being separated from their families
    Aldeas Infantiles SOS
    FOLDS OF HONOR
    For the past several years, MRO Holdings has supported Folds of Honor, an organization that since 2007 has carried on the noble mission of providing scholarships to the spouses and the children of America's fallen and disabled service-members. We join them in honoring their sacrifice and educating their legacy.
    FOLDS OF HONOR
    WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT
    MRO Holdings is proud to support Wounded Warrior Project whose focus and mission is to support veterans and service members who incurred a physical or mental injury, illness, or wound while serving in the military on or after September 11, 2001.
    WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT
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