FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APPLETON, WI, — October 11, 2004 – Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation (AWAC), the largest privately held regional airline in the United States, announces the addition of Jeff Main as Managing Director of Information Technology. Mr. Main joins AWAC from USF Corporation. He will be responsible for all of the Information Technology functions of AWAC.
“We are extremely pleased to have someone with Jeff’s extensive experience leading our IT department,” stated Rose Lussier, Vice President and Chief Accounting and Information Systems Officer. “Jeff has more than 24 years of experience in the IT field. He has held IT management positions in infrastructure, computer operations, technical support and application development for Fortune 1000 companies. He is an excellent addition to our team.”
Mr. Main began his career by working in his family’s electronic business, which he credits as laying the foundation for his business skills and strong work ethic. He later entered the IT field as a programmer and held various positions with increasing levels of responsibility. Most recently, at USF, Mr. Main helped centralize IT services and software development; developed an industry-leading, customer-centric, portal-based website and implemented an enterprise-class application integration solution.
Air Wisconsin Airlines Corporation (AWAC) operates as a privately held regional airline in partnership with United Airlines and is United’s longest-standing regional partner. Founded in 1965, AWAC schedules more than 500 departures per day to 72 cities in 31 states and three Canadian provinces. As United Express, AWAC feeds United Airlines at Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport, Denver International Airport and Washington’s Dulles International. Approximately 3,900 people make up the AWAC team.