Beechcraft designs, builds and supports versatile and globally renowned aircraft, including the King Air turboprops, piston-engine Baron and Bonanza, and the T-6 trainer and AT-6 light attack military aircraft. Its 5,400 highly skilled employees are focused on continuously improving the company’s products and services which are sold to individuals, businesses and governments worldwide. In business since 1932, Beechcraft has built more than 54,000 aircraft and more than 36,000 continue flying today. It leads the industry with a global network of more than 90 factory-owned and authorized service centers. The company’s headquarters and major manufacturing facilities are located in Wichita, Kan.
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The Beechcraft Newsroom provides journalists and media professionals with the latest company information and offers resources such as contact information, image downloads, video downloads, and press release archives.
- Sarah Estes
Sarah Estes is a public relations representative at Beechcraft Corporation. Her responsibilities include all aspects of public affairs and media relations, as well as social media and community/corporate events. Sarah has nine years of experience in marketing communications. In addition to her current role, she has held positions in corporate communications and exhibitions and events during her six years at Beechcraft Corporation. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Integrated Marketing Communications from Wichita State University.
- Sarah M. Goertz
Sarah M. Goertz is a Web marketing specialist for Beechcraft Corporation. She oversees the company’s digital marketing initiatives, including the company Web site, landing pages, microsites, social media pages, mobile apps, dynamic ads and more.She has also worked as a journalist, graphic designer and Web designer for more than nine years. Her two degrees, one in journalism from Oklahoma State University and the other in digital media, give her the unique ability to create impactful communications through both print and interactive online mediums.
- James Wang
James Wang is Beechcraft’s Marketing/Communications director for the Asia-Pacific North Region. James has more than 10 years of brand management and marketing experience. Prior to joining Beechcraft Corporation, he was the Group Director of Marketing and Communications for the Mission Hills Group and Marketing Director at Adidas Sports Co., Ltd., in China. James holds a master’s degree and a bachelor’s in computer science from The City College of New York, as well as an MBA in marketing and corporate strategy from the University of Michigan.
- Whitney Shada
Whitney Shada is a marketing, communications and exhibition coordinator at Hawker Beechcraft Defense Company (HBDC). She supports the international marketing efforts of the T-6 and AT-6, as well as Beechcraft Corporation aircraft. She has held positions in public relations, event coordinating, marketing and sales. Whitney has a bachelor’s degree in Journalism and minor in Business from the University of Kansas.