Month: September 2022

Spotlight: Graham Leigh promoted to Senior Vice President of Sales

Graham will take on the role of Senior Vice President of Sales for AvAir. Graham was AvAir’s second employee, hired in 2000.

Graham has held several titles at AvAir over the past 22 years, including Director of Sales, Vice President of Sales, and Senior Vice President of Inside Sales. Graham spent the most recent years managing AvAir’s AOG and Inside Sales Departments. He will now return to his AvAir roots of Trading. In his new role, Graham will oversee and lead a sales team that will ensure maximum support to AvAir’s existing clients and focus on generating new growth opportunities for the company.

Graham resides in Phoenix with his wife, two children, and their two dogs. He is a former college and professional athlete who still enjoys fitness and sports and enjoys spending time with his family. He has moved from playing on the field himself, now to the sidelines, where he loves to cheer on his children, who play multiple sports.


Spotlight: Arlaina Stephenson

Arlaina is originally from Coeur d’Alene, Idaho. She received her undergraduate degree from Saint Leo University in Florida where she also played beach and indoor volleyball. She then immediately went on to obtain a Master of Business Administration from Texas A&M Corpus Christi.

After growing up in North Idaho, she cannot wait to be living in Arizona heat! She enjoys spending time outdoors, meeting new people, traveling, and doing any kind of athletic activity in her free time. She loves to stay busy and is passionate about living a balanced life.

She is extremely excited to join the AvAir team to contribute to the continued growth and culture of the company in her new role in Expendable Sales.


Spotlight: Ai Sullivan

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Ai Sullivan to Vice President of Technology.

In her new role as Vice President of Technology, she will continue to support all ERP-related improvements/post-implementation projects and oversee AvAir’s IT Department. She will also manage systems development, administration, information security, and analytics. Her 24 years of experience in technology projects, management, and documented history of operational efficiencies through technology will serve AvAir well as the company continues to grow as a global leader in the aviation aftermarket.

Ai resides in Chandler with her husband, two children, and four dogs. Her interests include anything fitness/outdoors related, reading, watching sports, and volunteering in the community.