Western Aircraft welcomes new Piper sales director


Elise Wheelock

23 August 2021 – Western Aircraft has hired Elise Wheelock as its new regional sales director for Piper Aircraft. Pat Belokas, who previously served as the company’s Piper regional sales director, has been promoted to the Pilatus sales team as regional director for Pilatus Turboprop Sales.

Elise Wheelock began her career as a customer service representative for Aviation Adventures in Warrenton, Virginia. She then moved on to Piper Aircraft where she served as a product marketing intern, product marketing coordinator, and most recently as a fleet sales representative.

In her new role as Western Aircraft’s regional sales director for Piper Aircraft, she will build and maintain strong relationships with Piper aircraft prospects and customers to understand their needs and objectives as an aircraft owner.

Wheelock holds an Associate of Science in science from Lord Fairfax Community College and a Bachelor of Science in aeronautics from the University of North Dakota. In addition, she is a single and multi-engine commercial pilot, flight instructor and 2017 US National Aerobatics Champion. Ms. Wheelock regularly flies and demonstrates the entire Piper product line.