Our team of management and technical staff share a common objective: a dedication to the highest quality work. Our staff is customer-driven and our long, stable history of working together has helped us form strong, effective teams.

Steve Darr

Senior Vice President and General Manager
253.395.9535 x104 | steve@pacificaerotech.com

Steve Darr is Pacific Aero Tech's Senior Vice President and General Manager. Steve brings decades of leadership in program/product management, operations, engineering, business development, and general management to PAT. Previously, Steve worked at world-class companies such as Honeywell, Tyco, and Astronics Advanced Electronic Systems. Prior to working in the industry, Steve served ten years in the USAF's Strategic Air Command in a combat operations role as a Minuteman III Missile Crewmember as well as in a variety of combat operations and foreign technology analysis staff functions.

Steve graduated from the University of North Dakota with a degree in Meteorology.


Wayne Turner

Avionics Manager
253.395.9535, x2 | wayne@pacificaerotech.com

Wayne has 20+ years with Pacific Aero Tech. A stint in the Army brought him to Washington State where he stayed and entered the Aviation trade. Besides his experience with Pacific Aero Tech, Wayne also spent 7 years plying the General Aviation circles.

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Alex Tselnik

Director of Engineering
253.395.9535, x114 | alex@pacificaerotech.com

Alex joined the Pacific Aero Tech in February 2013 as a director of engineering. He has 18 years of engineering management, program management and business management experience in the design, development, qualification and manufacture of high reliability microelectronics products sold into worldwide markets and to the world leaders in implantable medical device industry. Prior to Pacific Aero Tech, Alex worked at Crane Electronics Inc. a large manufacturer of high reliability DC/DC converters used in aerospace and military applications as well as a contract manufacturer of high reliability microelectronics used in medical implantable devices. He was instrumental in developing and maintaining a multi-year manufacturing lifecycle for many large programs as well as leading cross-functional organizations in managing several of the largest customers for that company. He has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering degree from the University of Washington and is a certified Lean Manufacturing Yellow Belt.