Wencor Group

Our Executive Team

SHAWN TROGDON

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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.

Seth joined Wencor Group in 2017 and serves as the Chief Financial Officer after holding positions as Corporate Controller and Vice President of Finance and Data Analytics. In addition to the finance and treasury functions of the business, he leads the product pricing and data analytics groups.

Prior to joining Wencor, Seth worked in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a financial statement auditor and as a technical accounting consultant for Connor Group, helping companies through the initial public offering (“IPO”) process and complex technical accounting issues.

Seth earned both his Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Utah.

SETH SATTERFIELD

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

SETH SATTERFIELD

CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Seth joined Wencor Group in 2017 and serves as the Chief Financial Officer after holding positions as Corporate Controller and Vice President of Finance and Data Analytics. In addition to the finance and treasury functions of the business, he leads the product pricing and data analytics groups.

Prior to joining Wencor, Seth worked in public accounting with PricewaterhouseCoopers as a financial statement auditor and as a technical accounting consultant for Connor Group, helping companies through the initial public offering (“IPO”) process and complex technical accounting issues.

Seth earned both his Bachelor of Science and Master’s degrees in Accounting from the University of Utah.

WILLIAM MORRIS

Executive Vice President and General Counsel

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.

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.

PAT MCCARTY

PRESIDENT, WENCOR MRO GROUP

HUNTER MITCHEM

President, Distribution and Operations

Hunter joined Wencor in 2021 as President of Distribution and Operations. He brings more than 13 years of leadership experience in the aerospace industry, having consistently demonstrated an ability to execute growth strategies by leveraging high-performing technical product line teams and OEM partnerships to aerospace and defense production and aftermarket segments.

Prior to Wencor, Hunter was the Vice President of Aviation Distribution at VSE Corporation where he led the business to achieve above market growth, even during the 2020 downturn. He also held various leadership roles at Boeing Distribution Services (formerly KLX), Spirit AeroSystems, Textron, and Bombardier. 

Hunter earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Entrepreneurship from Wichita State University.

HUNTER MITCHEM

President, Distribution and Operations

Hunter joined Wencor in 2021 as President of Distribution and Operations. He brings more than 13 years of leadership experience in the aerospace industry, having consistently demonstrated an ability to execute growth strategies by leveraging high-performing technical product line teams and OEM partnerships to aerospace and defense production and aftermarket segments.

Prior to Wencor, Hunter was the Vice President of Aviation Distribution at VSE Corporation where he led the business to achieve above market growth, even during the 2020 downturn. He also held various leadership roles at Boeing Distribution Services (formerly KLX), Spirit AeroSystems, Textron, and Bombardier. 

Hunter earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Entrepreneurship from Wichita State University.

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.

Karen Miranda

Senior Vice President of Human Resources & Information Technology