Ascent Aviation Services
Announces New CFO


Marana, Arizona

Ascent Aviation Services is proud to announce that Barton (“Bart”) Budman has joined the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). In his new position Mr. Budman will report directly to Dave Querio, President, assuming responsibility for management of all aspects within the finance/accounting departments.

Barton Budman Ascent Aviation Services CFOBart holds dual degrees in accounting and finance as well as a Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Miami. His experience includes over 32 years of executive level financial and operational management. He joins Ascent with valuable aviation finance experience having served as CFO for Commercial Jet, Inc, and prior to that VP Finance/Division Controller for AAR Landing Gear Services, Inc. He has demonstrated the ability to guide financial and operational strategies in multi-site operations.

Dave Querio, President of Ascent Aviation Services, stated “We are absolutely thrilled to have a seasoned veteran of Bart’s stature on our team. Bart’s commitment to excellence coupled with his high ethical standards make him the perfect fit to help move the organization to the next level.”

“I am honored to be a part of Ascent Aviation Services growth and to serve as a partner to Dave and the leadership team.” Bart said. “I look forward to working together to provide effective communications to all team members, customers, business partners, and stakeholders, and in defining corporate strategy. Together we will succeed in making Ascent Aviation Services the “go to” elite aviation MRO.”

About Ascent Aviation Services

Ascent Aviation Services is located within the ideal Arizona climate, and is one of the largest aircraft maintenance operations in the world providing fully integrated aviation maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), line maintenance, storage and reclamation services to owners, operators and lessors of wide body, narrow body, and regional aircraft. Ascent Aviation Services currently operates two maintenance facilities that span more than 1,250 acres and houses 5 hangars in southern Arizona. Ascent Aviation Services is a Class IV 14 CFR Part 145 certified Repair Station and maintains approvals & certifications from regulatory authorities globally, including FAA, EASA, BDA/AMO, TCCA, NCAA, and 2-REG.

Annette Feasel
Marketing & Corporate Communications Manager

Source: Ascent Aviation Services

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