Jason Kilgore is the Director of Global Component Sales at Contrail Aviation Support, LLC with USM engine material parts expertise in CFM56-3/-5/-7 and IAE V2500-A5 engines. He joined the company in 2009 and has a combined 20 years of sales and customer service experience, working closely with Contrail’s Director of Sales on day-to-day operations to ensure the sourcing of high-quality and reliable commercial jet engine parts and components. Jason’s customer-driven focus is on serving large engine repair shops located in the U.S., Asia and the Middle East. With Contrail being an approved supplier of USM engine material to all major MROs worldwide, he diligently supports his accounts’ daily RFQs, expertly searches for parts material inside and outside their markets, and cost-efficiently brokers deals on their behalf — all in an effort to ensure a process that is flawless, from paperwork to packaging to shipping. Outside of work, Jason actively supports St. Jude’s and Wounded Warriors as well as local food shelters, food banks, and women’s shelters.