West Star Aviation announces new Embraer Program Manager


Michael Forehand

17 November 2020 – West Star announces that Michael Forehand is the new Embraer Program Manager at their Chattanooga, TN (CHA) facility.

Mike has over 19 years of executive aviation experience. He is a certified A&P and held previous positions of maintenance planner, customer service rep, maintenance sales manager, director of maintenance and most recently as production manager with Embraer.

“Mike brings a wealth of Embraer knowledge and passion and will be a valuable asset to the West Star team,” said Steve Goede, General Manager (CHA).

“Customer service is my passion and I am always looking for a way to exceed customer expectations,” said Michael Forehand, Embraer Program Manager (CHA).

In addition to its primary facilities in East Alton, IL; Grand Junction, CO; Chattanooga, TN; and Perryville, MO, West Star Aviation also maintains satellite facilities at Aspen-Pitkin County Airport in Aspen, CO; Chicago Executive Airport in Chicago, IL; Centennial Airport in Denver, CO; Conroe-North Houston Regional Airport in Houston, TX; Minneapolis/St. Paul International Airport in Minneapolis, MN and Scottsdale Airport in Scottsdale, AZ. The company also provides complete FBO services for transient aircraft at its East Alton and Grand Junction facilities.