Scott Whittaker

Vice President - Operational Improvement, MRO Strategy & Market Intelligence
With over 30 years of experience, Scott is a strategic, resourceful, and action-oriented aerospace executive with a solid track record in technical operations, supply chain management, and warehouse distribution. He consistently leverages his Continuous Improvement and Quality background to improve performance and achieve cost reduction initiatives for his clients.

30+ years of experience as an Aviation Professional

Scott has served in various leadership roles that cover all aspects of the aviation industry.

Prior to joining CAVOK, Scott was a director for TeamSAI where he assisted clients in achieving sustainable results while ensuring ownership is established and managed by the client. He utilized his 30+ years of aviation experience to lead and facilitate performance improvements initiatives. Scott has extensive contract knowledge as the Managing Director for Fokker Services 145 repair station. Scott is extremely familiar with Delta Tech Ops Repair Supplier Management.

Prior to joining TeamSAI, Scott was involved in increasingly challenging technical and executive positions within the aviation industry and engineering industry:

  • Director of Quality for Zodiac Services America
  • Managing Director for Fokker Services
  • Vice President for Fokker Services
  • Operations Director for Airinc
  • Director of Materials for Chromalloy Power Services Corporation

Scott received his MBA with an emphasis in aerospace and Lean MRO from the University of Tennessee and received his Bachelors degree in Aviation Management from Southern Illinois University. He holds an active FAA airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license.

 

In the News

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  • CAVOK Senior VP & General Manager David Marcontell receives the 2018 Nuts & Bolts Award. Read More

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  • CAVOK VP Steve Douglas says a U.S. mechanic crunch due in early 2020s. Read More

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  • CAVOK VP Steve Douglas looks forward to discussing implementation of new FAA flight standards and more at this year’s MRO Americas. Read More

  • CAVOK VP Tom Cooper says “fleet of the future is here… it’s a great time to be in commercial aviation!” Read More