Randy Groom Has Advised A Number Of Businesses
Randy Groom, former president of Beechcraft, has formed his own
consulting company to bring a collaborative brand of leadership to
other aviation organizations. The president of Groom Aviation, LLC
has already provided counsel to a wide range of aviation
Previously, Groom, 55, served as president of Beechcraft and
president of Global Customer Support for Hawker Beechcraft Corp., a
leading manufacturer of business aircraft. He left the company in
2007. Prior to that, he was a senior vice president and part owner
of Piedmont Hawthorne Aviation, a large FBO network.
Areas of practice for Groom Aviation focus on increasing client
business performance by improving business strategy, sales,
distribution, marketing, product development, customer support,
A&D due diligence, interim management, and board leadership.
Prospective clients for the company include established and
start-up airframe OEMs, suppliers, FBOs, aftermarket companies and
private-equity firms seeking general aviation acquisitions.
Groom Aviation is currently developing a global sales, marketing
and customer support plan in addition to executing international
investor strategies for a European start-up very light jet
manufacturer. In addition, the company has counseled a well-known
private equity firm considering a significant aviation acquisition.
Groom has also represented a network of independent aviation
companies in new business development. Additionally, he has
analyzed the sales and marketing organization for a large FBO
"I have a passion for helping aviation businesses get their
operations going in the right direction, whether they are start-ups
or established companies," Groom says. "My leadership and
consulting styles are collaborative based on a successful track
record of 35 years in an industry that I love."