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Site Visit: 2018 Southeast Region Aerospace Supply and Services Summit

PPS welcomes registered attendees of the Southeast Region Aerospace Supply and Services Summit Summit to a site visit at their Winston-Salem facility led by Sammy Oakley, VP & GM.

Where.  Piedmont Propulsion Systems, 4400 Lansing Drive, Winston-Salem, North Carolina 27105

When. August 15, 2018, starting at 1300
All attendees must be registered for the SEASAM Summit and indicate their attendance on registration. 

Piedmont Propulsion Systems, LLC performs propeller MRO for regional, corporate, and military aircraft. PPS holds FAA & EASA Propeller Class 1 and Class 2 Propeller Repair Station ratings for all Dowty, Hamilton, Hartzell and McCauley propellers. PPS is also a Hartzell and McCauley authorized service center. PPS is the only facility in the world with FAA/EASA certification to overhaul all ATR and Dash 8 / Q400 propeller types, including the Hamilton 568F and Dowty R408 propeller. PPS also supports out-of-production propellers including the Hamilton 14SF/RF, Saab 340, Fokker 27/50/60, EMB-120 & DHC-6 platforms. More information may be found at

Site Visit Group Schedules.  Due to the level of interest in the site visit, attendees will be broken down into three (possibly four) tour groups.  Below you will find the assigned tour groups.  

  • Summit badges are not needed for the site visit, a list of registered site visit attendees will be provided on-site. 
  • Transportation is not provided.  
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your scheduled tour time.
  • All attendees must bring a valid ID with them.  
  • Please wear closed-toe shoes.
  • If you are not a US citizen, please notify Courtney Smedick in advance (see contact information below), additional requirements are necessary for entrance to the site visit.


NC Military Business Center Joe Tew
Fayetteville Technical Community College Brad Losh
Imaginovation Dart McAdoo
Imaginovation Charity Messaoudi
Sikorsky a Lockheed Martin Company Lavenia Kitchen
Bally Refrigerated Boxes, Inc. Michael Beachkofsky
Bally Refrigerated Boxes, Inc. Jay Phillips
BETA Fueling Systems Brian Embry
BSI Group Jessica Giles
BSI Group Jessica Johnson
BSI Group Miranda Whitcher
Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Aviation Yolanda Maupin
DoD-Navy: Fleet Readiness Center East Bill Sherrill
Dynamic Machining x Manufacturing Jake Speaks
Dynamic Machining x Manufacturing, LLC Joseph Landry
Fayetteville Cumberland County Economic Development Corporation Lindsey Almond
Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) Ernest Sylivant
HAECO Americas Keith Fogleman
HAECO Americas Todd Walker
US Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center Matthew Walker
US Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center Scott Stechschulte
WISER Systems, Inc. Logan Maxwell
WISER Systems, Inc. Elaine Rideout
WISER Systems, Inc. Stephen Taylor
Elizabeth City State University Orestes Gooden
Elizabeth City State University Elton Stone
NC Military Business Center Rick Gilmore
Fayetteville Technical Community College Brad Losh
Imaginovation Dart McAdoo
Imaginovation Charity Messaoudi
Herr, Inc. Alan King
John S. Connor Global Logistics Steven Murphy
Lenoir Community College Rusty Hunt
Lenoir County Economic Development D. Mark Pope
Lenoir County Economic Development Keely Koonce
NAVAIR Fleet Readiness Center East (FRCE) Jason Lewis
PEMMCO Manufacturing Brian Powell
PEMMCO Manufacturing Amy Foresman
QualTech Industries, Inc. Jessica Latchaw
QualTech Industries, Inc. Joseph Latchaw
Roushyates Manufacturing Solutions Bob Ucman
Roushyates Manufacturing Solutions Richard Ockers
safety supports inc Dean Danner
safety supports inc Paul Gutzke
Sanford Area Growth Alliance Bob Joyce
SOS Global Express, Inc. Norman Self
Yarde Metals Missy Pollock
Yarde Metals Pete Priester
G & R Casters and Wheels S. Rao Kommareddi
G & R Casters and Wheels Ms. Guna S. Kommareddi
1430-1500 First Last
NC Military Business Center Joe Tew
Fayetteville Technical Community College Brad Losh
Imaginovation Dart McAdoo
Imaginovation Charity Messaoudi
Concrete Maintenance & Solutions, LLC. STEPHANIE TERRELL
Concrete Maintenance & Solutions, LLC. Benjamin Terrell
Delta Mold Inc Bill Hencak
National Peening Mike Cartwright
National Peening Michael Adams
SGS North America Inc. Jackie Wright
The Loflin Group, Inc. Greg Loflin
Thermwood Corporation Don Jones
Thermwood Corporation Vann Jones
U.S. Commercial Service – Charlotte Office Juanita Harthun
U.S. Foam & Etch Lee Woods
WDL Systems MJ Copeland
WDL Systems Bob Buchanan
Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce Walter Farabee
XPO Logistics Pat Fiorentino
XPO Logistics Jeff Wiedwald
XPO Logistics Bill Greer
The Loflin Group, Inc. Kathryn Mittelstadt
North Carolina’s Southeast Regional Economic Development Partnership Joe Melvin
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina Kuldip Wasson
NC Military Business Center Rick Gilmore
Fayetteville Technical Community College Brad Losh
Imaginovation Dart McAdoo
Imaginovation Charity Messaoudi
Barnhardt Manuf. Co. (d.b.a. Richmond Dental & Medical) Fran Eskew
Growler Manufacturing and Engineering John Crews
Growler Manufacturing and Engineering Terry Crews
MW Industries Kevin Pizzarello
Powertec Industrial Motors Marvin (Andy) Martin
Vadum Inc Caleb Kovach
ERD LTD INC Tom Robinson
NC Department of Transportation Darshan Divakaran
North Carolina Department of Transportation Basil Yap
Equipment & Supply, Inc. Jessica Stewart
NC Global TransPark Allen Thomas
Qualtrax Hutch Gray
Workforce Resources Sharell Moss
United States Senator Richard Burr Mike Fenley
Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex Paul Laster
Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex Joseph Davis
Blue Ridge Advanced Design and Automation, PLLC Charles Lord
Piedmont Industry, LLC. Steve Swain
Defense Logistics Agency Cherry Point CDR Keith Klemm
NC Department of Transportation Thomas Walls
Montgomery Community College Riley Beaman
Richard Childress Racing Mike Brown
USAF Will Vogler
Innovative Human Resources, LLP Wilma Lynn Brooks
Murano Corporation Sree Rajagopalan
British Embassy Andrew Terrell




















Program: Joe Tew

Registration, Sponsorship:
Courtney Smedick

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