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.Darr@PacificAeroTech.com

Steve Darr is Pacific Aero Tech's Senior Vice President and General Manager and brings decades of leadership in program/product management, operations, engineering, business development, and general management with world-class companies such as Honeywell, Marconi, Tyco, and Astronics. After receiving his Bachelor’s of Science degree in Meteorology from the University of North Dakota and attending graduate school at the University of Wyoming, Steve served three years in the USAF's Strategic Air Command in a combat operations role as a Minuteman III Missile Crewmember. Afterwards, Steve transitioned to a staff officer in ICBM Operations and was focused on Soviet and Chinese strategic missile technology advancements and threat assessments.

Aga Cox

Manager of Customer Programs
253.395.9535, x119 | Aga.Cox@PacificAeroTech.com

Aga has been with the company since 2002. She has served in many roles but her recent focus is on customer programs. Her drive for excellence resulted in multiple awards from major customers. She holds a BA from the University of Krakow.

Allison Largen

Manager of Quality
253.395.9535, x125 | Allison.Largen@PacificAeroTech.com

Allison joined Pacific Aero Tech in 2017 bringing over 30 years of aerospace and defense experience in Quality Assurance/Engineering, Operations and LEAN principles. Product diversity includes avionic controls, aircraft wiring systems, flight deck lighting, landing gear and hydraulic systems to name a few. She’s worked with industry leaders such as Honeywell Defense Systems, Rockwell Collins, Safran Group and the Triumph Group. Allison attended Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and is a member of the American Society for Quality and the International Aerospace Quality Group. She is also a Certified Lead Assessor of Quality Management Systems.

Asa Walker

Production Controller
253.395.9535, x128 | Asa.Walker@PacificAeroTech.com

Asa joined the PAT team in 2012. After graduating high school, he entered the US Army as an Infantryman and spent 16 months in Iraq. After nearly four years of service to this country, Asa enrolled in Clover Park Technical College where he earned his A&P license. Prior to attending Clover Park, Asa worked for Doyon Protective Services as an Asset Protection Manager. Since joining PAT, Asa has worked his way through the ranks starting as a frame shop mechanic and is now our Production Controller in which oversees the entire shop operation.

Dave Korrell

Senior Manufacturing Engineer
253.395.9535 | Dave.Korrell@PacificAeroTech.com

Dave comes to PAT from Astronics AES and his skill set of 5S, Lean, and Design for Manufacturing, Test, and Assembly protocols will be an invaluable asset to PAT.

Doug Vaughn

Sales Manager
253.395.9535, x106 | Sales@PacificAeroTech.com

Doug handles internet sales, inventory purchases and works closely with Customer Service.

Jason Nelson

Manager of Engineering
253.395.9535, x114 | Jason.Nelson@PacificAeroTech.com

Jason comes to PAT from Toray Composities where he led its Product Introduction and Research and Developement teams. He graduated from Western Washington University with a BS degree in Industrial Technology.

Wayne Turner

Avionics Manager
253.395.9535, x2 | Wayne.Turner@PacificAeroTech.com

Wayne is is responsible for the Avionics work flow at Pacific Aero Tech. After growing up in Nebraska, a stint in the Army as an Infantryman moved Wayne to Washington state, Korea, and then back to Washington state. Wayne entered the aviation trade in 1988 after attending the Aviation Electronics course at Clover Park Vocational Technical Institute, now Clover Park Technical College. Besides his experience with Pacific Aero Tech, Wayne also spent 7 years working with General Aviation aircraft.