Chicago, IL – April 18, 2017
LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions LLC announced the promotion of Mike Guagenti to Chief Executive Officer. Mike had served as the company’s President and CFO since its inception in 2013. Simultaneously, Ian Rollo – previous CEO since the company’s founding – has moved into the new position as Chairman of the Board.
“This promotion recognizes Mike Guagenti’s success in making LAUNCH the aviation industry’s fastest growing staffing solution,” said Ian Rollo. “Under his leadership, LAUNCH has focused on customer satisfaction and creating innovative solutions to serve changing client needs. Mike led the development of two new LAUNCH divisions to offer project-based solutions for Avionics, Structures and AOG requirements, as well as professional resource solutions.”
“I’m honored and excited to assume the role of CEO,” said Mike Guagenti. “I look forward to continuing to drive our presence in the industry and to deliver greater value to our clients with increased LAUNCH capabilities and services.”
During his 25-year career, he has helped lead a diverse set of companies on strategy, operations and finance. Before forming LAUNCH as one of its owners, Mike led Volant Aerospace as its President and CFO. Mike began his career at Ernst & Young LLP and holds an M.B.A. from the University of Chicago.