Don Wade joined Mesa in 1993 as a mechanic in Denver until he transferred to Farmington in late 1993 as a
Lead Mechanic for Desert Turbine Services. He has worked at many bases throughout his career with Mesa
Airlines including Jacksonville and Philadelphia as a Maintenance Manager. He transferred to Phoenix in
2001 as the West Coast Regional Manager. During his tenure as the West Coast Regional Manager, he also
opened the Engine Shop in 2003. In February 2008 he was promoted to Director of Maintenance. He attended
Colorado State University and Emily Griffith in 1990.
Director of Maintenance
Mesa Airlines, Inc.