South Saint Paul, Minnesota—Wipaire, Inc.® has welcomed Andrew San Giacomo as Director of Aircraft Services with oversight of Wipaire’s wide range of services. Andrew will lead and manage teams in Minnesota specializing in aircraft maintenance, avionics repair and installation, paint refinishing, and custom interiors. His responsibilities will include ensuring Wipaire’s high standards for safety and quality are met, along with maintaining compliance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations and all other applicable regulatory agencies.
“Wipaire has a strong, nearly 60-year history of delivering quality, innovative products with a reputation for reliability,” Tim Hendrickson, Wipaire’s Chief Operating Officer, commented. “Our services are an integral component of this delivery process, and are key to continuing to deliver excellent experiences to our customers. Andrew’s strong background in leadership, customer service, and quality make him a great asset to us and our customers.”
“Building on Wipaire’s history of quality and innovation and further enhancing our customer experience is something I look forward to,” Andrew added. “I’m passionate about the aviation industry and am excited to work on developing our talented employee base while refining our processes and procedures to deliver a great experience in addition to a great product.”
Andrew previously held positions at companies such as Chart Industries, Cirrus Aircraft, and the QC Group, where he managed diverse teams and complex projects across multiple states and countries. He holds a bachelor of aerospace engineering and mechanics degree from the University of Minnesota.
About Wipaire, Inc.
For over 55 years, Wipaire has been engineering and manufacturing a full line of aircraft floats for all sizes of aircraft from the Piper Cub to the Viking Twin Otter, including most single engine Cessna aircraft. In addition, Wipaire has engineered over 100 Supplemental Type Certificated modifications for improved performance, convenience, and reliability. As a leading aircraft service provider, Wipaire offers maintenance, avionics installation and repair, custom interior design and installation, and exterior paint refinishing across locations in South Saint Paul, Minnesota, and Leesburg, Florida. Wipaire is recognized for its quality products and engineering expertise worldwide.