Management


WILLIAM POLYI | PRESIDENT & CEO         

  •  30+ years of aviation experience in sales, leasing, and management.
  • Started his career with Pratt & Whitney Canada.
  • Formerly the Senior Vice President of the AGES Group.
  • Graduated with a BA in COMM from McGill University, and is fluent in several languages.

bill.polyi@magellangroup.net

ROBERT W. FESSLER | EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT 

  • 19+ years aviation experience, specialising in airframe part sales, marketing, OEM management and finance.
  • Started his career as a sales associate for AGES Group.
  • Held several positions, starting with Engine Parts Sales Manager for Europe, ending with Director of Marketing  for Volvo Aero Services (formerly the AGES Group).
  • Received his BA from Widener University and his MBA from Purdue.

rob.fessler@magellangroup.net

LAWRENCE E. GROGAN | CFO                  

  • 28+ years in the aviation industry, specializing in the following areas, Fixed Wing, Rotorcraft, FBO’s, Government Contracts, and Scheduled Airlines.
  • Formerly employed with Island Helicopters NY and Peters and Welsh CPA’s.
  • Previously the  VP of Finance at Volvo Aero Services (formerly the AGES Group).
  • Received his BBA in accounting from Pace University.

larry.grogan@magellangroup.net

DAVID G. FESSLER | CIO

  • 22+ years experience handling information technology within the aviation industry.
  • Previously the Vice President of Technology for Volvo Aero Services (formerly the AGES Group)
  • Now responsible for all of Magellan’s global networks and applications.
  • Graduated from the University of Tampa with a BS in Computer Science.

david.fessler@magellangroup.net

Liz meehan | vice president of program management

  • 29+ years experience in aviation, specialising in engine and airframe part sales and OEM partnerships.
  • Previously the Vice President of Consignment Programs with Volvo Aero Services (formerly the AGES Group). 
  • Attended the State University of New York. 

liz.meehan@magelleangroup.net

Robert Suhs | Vice PResident of Commercial aircraft division

  • 20+ years in the aviation industry. 
  • Specialist in engine and airframe MRO, sales, and management.
  • Previously employed by Delta Tech Ops, Honeywell Aerospace, and Sermatech International.
  • Graduated from San Diego State University with a BA in International Business.

rob.suhs@magellangroup.net

RONALD HANKINS | VICE PRESIDENT OF REGIONAL AIRCRAFT DIVISION

  • 28+ years in aviation, specialising in asset management and airframe and engine part sales.
  • Employers have included Aviall International, UNC Airwork, and Dallas Airmotive.
  • Previously the Director of Asset Management with Volvo Aero Services (formerly the AGES Group).

ron.hankins@magellangroup.net

caryn lapinski | Vice president Of Product Support

  • 33+ years of experience in the aviation industry.
  • Specialist in product support, repairs, and purchasing. 
  • Previously employed with Volvo Aero Services (formerly the AGES Group), as the the Vice President of Product support.

caryn.lapinski@magellangroup.net

niall duggan | managing director 

  •  15+ years of experience in the aviation industry, specializin in spare parts trading and engine leasing.
  • Employers have included Dell Products Europe BV, and Price Warehouse. 
  • Previously the Financial Controller for Volvo Aero Services Shannon Ltd. (formerly the AGES Group). 

niall.duggan@magellangroup.net

ben murphy | general manager

  • 28+ years of experience in aviation industry, specializing in sales, marketing, and customer support.
  •  Previously the Sales Manager for PWN International Asia / Pacific and the Marketing / Customer Support Manager of Airmotive Ireland. 

ben.murphy@magellangroup.net

GERRY BURKE | SPECIAL PROJECTS

  • 30+ years of commercial rotable experience in inventory management, product support, and sales.
  • Employers have included GPA Pacific Aero Support, Airmotive Ireland and the Irish Air Force. 
  • Previously the General Manager of Volvo Aero Services Shannon Ltd (formerly the AGES Group).

gerry.burke@magellangroup.net

amanda dunn | vice president, legal

  • 19+ year career as a corporate generalist, specializing in aviation law.
  • Member of Florida Bar. 
  • Received her JD and MBA from Nova Southeastern University and her BBA in International Business from Florida Atlantic University.  

amanda.dunn@magellangroup.net