LAUNCH TWS Announces LAUNCH Professional Services, Appoints Jason Adams as its Executive Vice President

Dallas, Texas— April 5, 2016

Today, LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions LLC, the fastest growing aviation staffing company in North America, announced the formation of LAUNCH Professional Services and appointed Jason Adams as its Executive Vice President. LAUNCH Professional Services provides Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Executive Management and Program Management resource solutions to the aviation industry.

Since its debut in 2013, more than 115 companies across the globe look to LAUNCH to fill their needs for aviation mechanics and technicians. According to LAUNCH’s President and CFO, Mike Guagenti, “Our clients are asking LAUNCH to support other critical aspects of their business. The introduction of LAUNCH Professional Services follows the successful debut of LAUNCH Avionics, a specialized team providing project based and AOG avionics services. LAUNCH is an entrepreneurial company, allowing us to be uniquely positioned to aggressively, quickly, and creatively respond to our clients’ needs.”

LAUNCH is excited to add another industry veteran to its team in Jason Adams. Jason has spent the last 17 years as a leader in Supply Chain Management at Delta Air Lines. Adams remarked, “I’m excited to assume this role with LAUNCH and drive the development of LAUNCH Professional Services.  In my role in Supply Chain Management at Delta Air Lines over the past several years, I have seen a great need within airlines and their supply chains for these types of services. LAUNCH’s existing service platforms and infrastructure are perfectly positioned to provide Engineering, Supply Chain Management, Executive Management and Program Management services to the industry.” Guagenti added, “The depth of Jason’s experience working with industry leaders for maintenance, engineering, manufacturing and project management brings credibility to deliver professional solutions leveraging LAUNCH’s existing platform.”

About LAUNCH:  To learn more about LAUNCH, visit www.launchtws.com 
 
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LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions Announces the Addition of Rick Mitacek to the LAUNCH Avionics Team

(Chicago, Illinois) October 22, 2015: Today LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions announces the addition of Rick Mitacek to the LAUNCH Avionics team as Director of Business Development and Operations of LAUNCH Avionics. Mitacek will serve as the newest member of the LAUNCH Avionics operations team.

Mitacek joined LAUNCH in 2014 as an Account Manager where he was responsible for business development and account management. In his new role with LAUNCH Avionics, Mitacek will support the Senior Vice President with daily operations and will assist in the business development of new clients.

Roy Carwile, Senior Vice President of LAUNCH Avionics, said, “We are excited for Rick to join the LAUNCH Avionics team. His strong work ethic, industry experience, and business development skills are critical to us driving growth and ensuring customer satisfaction.  The LAUNCH Avionics business is growing at a very rapid pace and we need someone like Rick who can help us deliver our projects on time and on budget.”

In addition to Rick’s new role, he will continue to provide account management to other LAUNCH non-Avionics clients.

About LAUNCH Avionics: LAUNCH Avionics is a project-based team of specialized and experienced avionics technicians that support our clients for the delivery of fixed bid avionics work scope and AOG situations. LAUNCH Avionics is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois. To learn more about LAUNCH Avionics, visit www.launchavionics.com.

The LAUNCH Team Supports Red Nose Day

Red Nose Day Group LAUNCHOn Thursday, May 21st the LAUNCH Oak Brook office participated in Red Nose Day by wearing red noses and donating to The Red Nose Fund.

“Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to raising funds and awareness for children and young people living in poverty by simply having fun and making people laugh.” Donations given to The Red Nose Day Fund will be distributed among twelve different non-profit organizations here in the United States as well as some of the poorest countries in the world with half of the funds going directly to support organizations in the U.S.

To learn more about Red Nose Day or to donate visit https://www.rednoseday.org/about

LAUNCH Avionics to Exhibit at NAA Career Fair

The LAUNCH Avionics team will be exhibiting at the upcoming NAA Career Fair on Thursday, May 7, 2015 in Clearwater, FL. Members of the LAUNCH team will be there to speak with candidates about LAUNCH Avionics opportunities, how to advance their careers and the benefits of working for LAUNCH Avionics.

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NAA Career Fair
Thursday, May 7, 2015
10:00am – 3:00pm
6225 Ulmerton Road
Clearwater, FL 33760

For more details, visit the NAA website or call to speak with a LAUNCH Aviation Recruiter at 888.888.7195.

LAUNCH to Exhibit at MIAT Career Fair

The LAUNCH team will be exhibiting at the upcoming MIAT Career Fair on Thursday, May 7, 2015 in Canton, MI. Members of the LAUNCH team will be there to talk with candidates about all our available aviation jobs, how to advance their careers and the benefits of working for LAUNCH.

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MIAT Career Fair
Thursday, May 7, 2015
12:30pm – 6:30pm
2955 S. Haggerty Road
Canton, MI 48188

For more details, visit the MIAT website or call to speak with a LAUNCH Aviation Recruiter at 888.888.7195.

 

 

LAUNCH Exhibiting at MRO Americas 2015

MRO Americas LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions will be exhibiting at MRO Americas 2015 in Miami Beach, Florida April 14-16 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. We invite you to stop by the LAUNCH booth, #1912, and learn how we can help LAUNCH your workforce to new heights.

Since its debut at MRO Americas in 2013, LAUNCH has continued to grow at an exciting pace and currently provides contract labor to the top MRO facilities across the United States.

New for 2015, LAUNCH is excited to introduce our newest division, LAUNCH Avionics. Our customers asked and we responded…we now provide project-based teams of specialized avionics technicians that work on both fixed bid avionics work scopes and AOG situations. For more information on LAUNCH Avionics visit www.launchavionics.com.

The LAUNCH team attending the show includes Ian Rollo, CEO; Mike Guagenti, President and CFO; Roy Carwile, Senior Executive Vice President, LAUNCH Avionics; Dan Sanchez, Vice President, Engineering; Evan Krug, Director of Client Relations; Ken Brown, Client Relations; Rick Mitacek, Account Manager and Lauren McPhaul, Project Manager.

For all the latest updates from the show be sure to follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. For more information on the MRO Americas show, please visit: http://mroamericas.aviationweek.com. To learn more about LAUNCH, please visit our website at www.launchtws.com.

LAUNCH Exhibiting at HELI-EXPO 2015

2015 HAI HELI-EXPO

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions will be exhibiting at HAI HELI-EXPO 2015 in Orlando, Florida March 3-5 at the Orange County Convention Center. We invite you to stop by the LAUNCH booth, #2665, and learn how we can help LAUNCH your workforce to new heights.

The LAUNCH team attending the show includes Mike Guagenti, President and CFO and Ken Brown, Client Relations.

For all the latest updates from the show be sure to follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. For more information on the HAI HELI-EXPO show, please visit: http://heliexpo.rotor.org. To learn more about LAUNCH, please visit our website at www.launchtws.com.

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions Announces The Addition Of Dan Sanchez To Its Executive Team

(Chicago, Illinois) September 22, 2014: Today LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions announces the addition of Dan Sanchez as Vice President Engineering. Sanchez will serve as the newest member of its executive team.

Sanchez is a recruiting and labor expert with over 10 years experience in the transportation and maintenance staffing industry. Sanchez will oversee LAUNCH’S Engineering Services Division where he will focus on the sales strategy and continual growth for the company across all Engineering specialties.

About his new role, Sanchez said, “I am very excited to be a part of the LAUNCH team. I have witnessed the expansive growth of LAUNCH in the marketplace and I look forward to utilizing my experience and skills to support and grow our engineering capabilities to further establish LAUNCH as the best labor provider in the industry.”

Sanchez most recently served as Director of Sales for TransTechs, a transportation staffing firm owned by TrueBlue, Inc.

The LAUNCH executive team includes Ian Rollo, CEO, Mike Guagenti, President and CFO, Jean Rollo, COO and Paul Sahatdjian, Vice President.

 

About LAUNCH

LAUNCH delivers highly trained aviation technicians and engineers to companies across a broad range of industries. They provide clients with creative workforce solutions to meet their unique needs while connecting their contract employees with exciting aviation and engineering jobs that match their skills. LAUNCH is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois. To learn more about LAUNCH, visit www.launchtws.com.

LAUNCH Introduces Etan as The First LAUNCH Loyalty Club Member

 

Etan is presented with a $500 check from Evan Krug, Director of Client Relations
Etan is presented with a $500 check from Evan Krug, Director of Client Relations

(Chicago, Illinois) August 7, 2014: At LAUNCH, loyalty really does pay off! Etan started working for LAUNCH in December of 2013 and has already reached 2,000 hours which makes him the first recipient of the LAUNCH Loyalty Club. Etan’s hard work and dedication to LAUNCH clients earned him a Stage 1 bonus of $400 and $100 Safety Award for ZERO incidents. Etan also received a LAUNCH polo shirt, hat and Loyalty Club T-shirts. Etan is well on his way to earning the next level of the LAUNCH Loyalty Club. Congratulations Etan and thank you for your hard work!

 

For more information on The LAUNCH Loyalty Club visit http://www.launchtws.com/launch-associates/launch-loyalty-club/

LAUNCH Announces the Addition of Lauren McPhaul as Project Manager

(Chicago, Illinois) May 12, 2014: Today LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions announces the addition of Lauren McPhaul as Project Manager. Lauren will oversee all marketing activities for the company as well as perform onsite coordinator functions for Tampa area clients.

Most recently, Lauren functioned as the Human Resource Generalist and Corporate Recruiter for Pemco World Air Services at their Headquarters in Tampa, Florida. Prior to that, she started her career in the staffing industry in 2010 as an engineering recruiter. Through her success there, Lauren earned her way to a sales role where she contributed to the growth of the engineering and manufacturing division of a large staffing firm in Florida.

Mike Guagenti, President of LAUNCH, said, “We are excited to have Lauren join the team at LAUNCH. Her extensive knowledge of the industry, combined with her experience on the client side, make her a fantastic fit for this role. We know she is a great addition to our consistently growing staff.”

Lauren holds a Bachelor of Science from Auburn University. She currently resides with her husband and son in Tampa, FL.

About LAUNCH

LAUNCH delivers highly trained aviation technicians and engineers to companies across a broad range of industries. They provide clients with creative workforce solutions to meet their unique needs while connecting their contract employees with exciting aviation and engineering jobs that match their skills. LAUNCH is headquartered in Oak Brook, Illinois. To learn more about LAUNCH, visit www.launchtws.com.

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