Senior Director of Propulsion Management
Mesa Airlines, Inc.

Bob McConnell serves as Senior Director of Propulsion Management with responsibility for powerplant maintenance (APU and Engine), technical services and engine shop oversight. He has been with Mesa since October 2013.

Previous positions include senior management and management positions with Atlas Air, Spirit Airlines and ExpressJet (Continental Express) from 1993 until 2013. McConnell also held supervisor, lead mechanic and mechanic positions while at Lear Siegler from 1987 until 1993.

He served in the United States Air Force from 1981 until 1987. McConnell holds his Airframe and Powerplant license and attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and Charleston Southern University.