West Star Aviation appoints Howard Allred as CFO


Howard Allred

June 26, 2018 – West Star Aviation announced the appointment of Howard Allred as Chief Financial Officer of West Star Aviation.

Howard has served in a senior financial leadership position for over 31 years, including that of CFO and Director of Finance for various companies including Adidas Taylor Made subsidiary, Nike and Specialized Bicycle. He received his undergraduate degree from Utah State University and earned an MBA from the University of Oregon.

“We are very excited to have Howard join our team. He has the experience and leadership skills we need to continue growing West Star while maintaining our industry-leading commitment to customer service,” said Jim Rankin, CEO of West Star Aviation.

“I look forward to putting my experience to use with a leader like West Star Aviation, and will use the opportunity to contribute to the growth of the company. The culture and market position of this company are particularly exciting and I am proud to be a part of this team,” said Howard Allred, CFO of West Star Aviation.

Howard will be located at West Star’s East Alton facility and will be responsible for the financial welfare of the company.