Advisor, Wencor MRO
Eddie Montalvo is the former President of Silver Wings Aerospace, a Wencor MRO company. In this role, he led one of the fastest growing full service FAA repair stations, specializing in power generation, fuel accessories, hydraulics and electrical components for the global fleet. He started in the aviation aftermarket in 1982 with his family’s business Nortek, and worked in many diverse roles as the company continued to grow and roll up through various acquisitions to Avborne and then Sargent Aerospace. Key achievements have been to be the first FAA repair station to comply with the AS9100, transition to Sarbanes-Oxley compliance, tearing down over 100 aircraft, and institute an industry wide training program that has produced owners and leaders of several of today’s top aftermarket companies. Eddie has a BA in English from the University of Miami and was a 3 time member of the United States National Rowing Team.