Business ownership and senior management positions in the aerospace sector have equipped Andy Thimlar well to lead and support Holstein Aviation clients in all aspects of fulfilling their business aircraft requirements.
Andy's customer focus has been honed by owning and running sales and service operations, including a nationally recognized leader in the design, construction and maintenance of communications facilities throughout North and South America, and a commercial real estate firm with offices in two states. Additionally, he has managed a full service Fixed Base Operations (FBO) and aircraft sales organizations with multi-state locations. In every endeavor he consistently, continuously and substantially raised the service, quality, revenue and profitability levels.
Beginning at Valcom, Inc., while still in high school, Andy rose to become President and CEO, and ultimately sole owner. With time out only for military service as an intelligence analyst for the US Air Force, he increased annual revenue by 25 times during his tenure there. Following sale of the company to qServe Communications his primary focus became preparation for and implementing an Initial Public Offering.
Andy was subsequently recruited to become President of an organization providing Fixed Base Operation, Maintenance Repair and Overhaul, aircraft charter services, and aircraft sales and acquisitions through locations in multiple states. In this role he supported annual revenue growth averaging in the double digits. Clients, suppliers, employees and competitors alike quickly grew to recognize his integrity, business acumen, and commitment to fair and equitable dealings.
An instrument and multi-engine rated pilot, Andy has 2,000 hours of logged flight time in multiple aircraft makes and models. His vast business and professional network enables both his as well as all other Holstein Aviation clients access to high numbers of new prospects for aircraft sales and acquisitions. Additionally, he brings entrepreneurial and business management expertise that will help clients structure their transactions more efficiently and profitably over the long term.
2,000 hours of logged flight time in multiple aircraft models
INSTRUMENT AND MULTI-ENGINE RATED PILOT
Over 3 Decades of aircraft sales experience
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