East Alton-based West Star Aviation announced Matthew DeLellis as its new chief financial officer. He will oversee all aspects of the company’s finance functions, including accounting, financial planning and analysis and tax, as well as preside over the purchasing, material control, legal, risk and compliance areas.
DeLellis has more than 20 years of finance and operational experience, including more than 12 years in the aviation sector.
He earned a bachelor’s degree in Mathematics from Dartmouth College and holds a master’s degree in Business Administration from the Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth.
“Matt has an impressive background leading a number of large-scale financial departments within the aviation industry and he will be a strong member of our executive team as we execute on our growth plan,” said Jim Rankin, CEO. “His approach to supporting employees and customers is well-suited to West Star’s industry-leading level of customer service.”