Pentastar Aviation announced today that Calvin Ford has joined on in the position of Client Relations – Emerging Markets.
Ford reports to Brad Bruce, Executive Vice President of Maintenance & Sales.
In his role as Client Relations – Emerging Markets, Ford is responsible for creating and developing strategies to attract new customers, as well as to retain current business. He will focus on identifying new industry sectors that may have a need for business aviation solutions, and introducing and promoting Pentastar to new geographic areas.
“We look forward to the energy that Calvin will bring to the Pentastar Aviation team,” Bruce said. “In addition to his vast experience in customer relationship management, his fresh view of our products and services will support the identification of new market segments.”
Most recently Ford served as Ford Motor Company’s Lincoln Navigator Marketing Manager. Prior to that, he was a Zone Manager with Ford Motor Company in Denver, CO., where he developed and executed marketing, advertising, and promotional plans with local Ford dealers.
Ford earned his Master’s Degree in Liberal Studies from University of Denver and Bachelor’s Degree in History from University of Virginia. He serves on the board of the Founders Junior Council of the Detroit Institute of Arts and is on the Board of Trustees of C.A.T.C.H as well as several other nonprofit board roles.
Pentastar Aviation, wholly owned by Edsel B. Ford II, is a leader in the world of business aviation, providing aircraft management, advisory services, aircraft maintenance, avionics services, interior services and award-winning FBO services. Air charter transportation services are provided by Pentastar Aviation Charter, Inc., a U.S. FAR Part 135 on-demand air carrier, or by other U.S. FAR Part 135 certificated on-demand air carriers arranged by Pentastar Aviation, LLC. Their team is committed to delivering the highest standards of safety and service excellence to their customers.
Pentastar Aviation has been servicing regional and global travelers for more than 50 years and is headquartered at Oakland County International Airport (PTK).