Jet East announced the hiring of David Grup as Vice President of Sales. Grup will lead a team of regional directors while partnering with the Business Development Team and Marketing Department. As an experienced leader and long-tenured aviation professional, Grup brings a wealth of experience, knowledge, and expertise to the aviation maintenance company."Dave possesses a team-based approach to solving problems for the betterment of the entire company," said Stephen Maiden, President and CEO of Jet East. "He values the importance of building meaningful relationships and puts an emphasis on customer service that is necessary in our business. His vast experience in the aviation maintenance sector of the business, with specific focus on sales and business development, will be instrumental to our future."Grup began his aviation career with the United States Air Force, serving as a member of the Navy Search and Rescue Team. Throughout the course of his career, he has held various roles within the maintenance field with companies like Stevens Aviation and Textron Aviation. Most recently, Grup served as the Regional Sales Director for Constant Aviation.Grup is an accomplished executive with a focus on aftermarket aviation sales and client management. He has a depth of experience in selling aftermarket upgrades for jet aircraft including avionics, interior and jet engine overhaul maintenance. His goal-oriented approach has a proven record toward achieving organizational success.