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Executive Team

Meet Our Leadership Team



Shawn was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Wencor Group in August 2020 after joining the Company as Global Controller in 2014 and serving as the Chief Financial Officer since 2016. He brings more than 15 years of executive leadership experience in the aerospace industry, consistently demonstrating an ability to build, grow and enable high-performing teams and business units. 

Prior to Wencor, Shawn held senior finance positions at Wesco Aircraft Holdings, an aircraft parts distributor, Landmark Aerospace, an aviation services company and Grant Thornton, an independent audit, tax and advisory firm.  Shawn has led companies through initial public offerings (“IPO”), acquisitions, new product development, and business restructurings, while maintaining the corporate relationship with private equity investors, public investors, analysts, banks and external auditors.

Shawn earned both his Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees in Accounting from North Carolina State University.

Scott became Wencor’s Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) in 2022 after serving as Senior Vice-President of MRO Sales since 2017, when he joined the company.

As the CCO, Scott is responsible for leading all sales, marketing, and e-commerce efforts to expand market share and drive growth while strengthening customer relationships for our Distribution, MRO, and PMA enterprises. He began his aviation sales career in 1989 with NORDAM, progressively expanding his responsibilities and acquiring considerable industry and aftermarket experience over the next decade. Soon thereafter, Scott became a principle member of an FAA Repair Station, where he spearheaded its growth and development into one of the industry’s most sought-after thrust reverser actuation and cargo device repair sources before being sold to a large publicly traded company. Scott later joined Fortner Engineering in a senior leadership role, leading their revenue expansion, increasing its global customer base, enhancing company branding, and diversifying hydraulic repair services, resulting in Wencor’s acquisition of the firm.

Scott is a Tulsa, OK resident, proud father of two, and a lifelong Cowboy, having graduated from Oklahoma State University, where he also served as the university’s mascot- Pistol Pete.



Karen Miranda

Chief Administrative Officer

Karen joined Wencor as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Information Technology in 2021, after providing leadership consulting services to the company for several years as a retired corporate executive. She brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and resources to the Wencor Group, playing a pivotal role in positioning the company for scalable growth.

Prior to Wencor, Karen’s career was focused in finance and technology, primarily at Schneider Electric where, over a 20 year span, she served as CFO for North America Operations and the Global IT Business before taking on the role of North America Transformation Officer. After Schneider, Karen provided Leadership Coaching with a focus on assisting executives and business owners in becoming more effective leaders/managers.

Karen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from Millikin University and a Masters of Business Administration from Duke University – The Fuqua School of Business.

Pat joined Wencor in 2011 and serves as the President of Wencor Group MRO with responsibility for all aspects of Wencor’s Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul aftermarket services business.

After entering the aerospace business in 1988, Pat helped found Aerospace Coatings International, Inc. in 2003 and through organic growth, he successfully guided the company, now part of Wencor Group MRO, to become the world leader in proprietary piece part repairs for aerospace pneumatic, hydraulic and landing gear systems.

Pat is a graduate of Auburn University, and prior to entering the aerospace industry, his career path included various marketing and financial positions with Monsanto, Shearson Lehman Brothers, and Paine Webber.




President, Defense

Scott joined Wencor in 2021 and serves as the President of Defense with responsibility for all aspects of Wencor’s Military and Defense business units.

Scott’s career spans over 30 years, and prior to Wencor, he held the position of Vice President and General Manager of a Honeywell HPG unit and in 2003, he broadened his scope by establishing two start-up companies in the Commercial & Military Aerospace distribution market. Under his guidance as President and CEO, he successfully grew the revenue of one company to over $143 Million with 9 locations throughout the United States until it was acquired by Boeing Distribution Services in 2016 (formally KLX).

Scott earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Organizational Studies from Saint Louis University.

William joined Wencor in 2018 and serves as General Counsel for the Wencor Group and its subsidiaries, and in 2019, he was additionally appointed Chief Compliance Officer. William is responsible for the legal, compliance and regulatory functions for the Company.

Prior to Wencor, William practiced law for over 18 years, the majority being in the aviation industry. He held the positions of Executive Vice President and General Counsel of ComAv, an aviation asset management company and transitional aircraft MRO, as well as a Partner in the Aviation Practice Group of Husch Blackwell, in addition to serving as aircraft counsel for FedEx Express.

William earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Commerce and Business Administration from the University of Alabama and received his Juris Doctorate degree from the University of North Carolina School of Law at Chapel Hill.


Executive Vice President and General Counsel