Gray NormanGray Norman, Regional Sales Associate, Textron Aviation
Gray Norman, who graduated from Western University’s Commercial Aviation Management program, holds a Commercial Pilot's License and has developed his career in aviation for close to 10 years, including a range of marketing, analysis and sales roles with FLYHT and Apps Transport Group. He moved into the business-aviation sector nearly three years ago as a sales associate with Textron Aviation, one of the world’s largest OEMs. In late 2018, Textron established Textron Aviation Canada Ltd., a new wholly-owned subsidiary focused on expanding the company’s service network, which included strengthening its service operations in Calgary where Norman is based.
Along with five other young aviation professionals, Norman is a key driver behind the BizAv Young Talent Initiative (BizAv YTI), which was founded in mid-2018 to help provide insight into business aviation and what career opportunities exist in the sector. He currently serves as Vice-Chair, Events, for the BizAv YTI program, helping to attract young professionals to business aviation.