Spending most of his life as an entrepreneur and being associated with the aviation industry for almost 30 years, Bob works as a senior advisor supporting NEP’s interest in aviation industry-related investment opportunities. Prior to NEP, Bob was a founder and CEO at West Star Aviation, a NEP portfolio company that serves as a leading independent provider of maintenance, repairs & operations (MRO) services to the business aviation industry, servicing business jets manufactured from every major aircraft OEM.
During his tenure at West Star, the company grew from 150 employees to over 1,400 and has been consistently named the #1 MRO (Pro Pilot’s magazine PRASE survey) in the country. In addition to his role with NEP, Bob will continue to serve on the West Star board of directors. Bob is a member of the National Air Transportation Association and the National Business Aviation Association.
University of Nebraska