Craig Hackendahl

Craig Hackendahl

President & CEO

Under Craig’s leadership and management, INAV LLC has developed and implemented customer focused strategies that have expanded both the customer product offerings and global support network. His management expertise and aftermarket knowledge are evidenced by INAV LLC’s global reputation of integrity, stability and exemplary service.

Craig works vigorously on initiatives that enable the expansion of the company’s core business centers as well as its customer base. These initiatives include creating innovative financial solutions, programs and strategies that are valuable to both buyers and sellers of assets. Before joining INAV LLC, he developed his skills with several companies in the aviation industry, honing his expertise in the design, development and execution of successful support programs encompassing all aspects of the supply chain. Many of these initiatives resulted in improved performance and reliability with reduced and predictable customer operating expenses.

Craig remains focused on developing long-term partnerships with current and new customers. He continues to foster viable relationships by developing winning solutions and ideas that are finely tuned to the needs of different types of customers. With his forward thinking and commitment to providing every customer with unparalleled service and solutions, INAV Group has been able to expand its reach in exciting new ways. He is also a member of the company’s Board.

Craig brings to the company 20 plus years of experience in all facets of aviation aftermarket and related industries. Prior to joining INAV LLC, Craig served as President of Intertrade, a Rockwell Collins Company and as VP/Business Operations for the AAR Airframe and Accessories Group.

Craig launched his career by working for the accounting firm KPMG. He obtained his MBA from the University of Iowa and received his BBA in accounting from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.

Eileen Tierney

Eileen Tierney

Chief Financial Officer

Eileen Tierney is INAV LLC’s Chief Financial Officer and she has been with the company since 1995. As the company’s CFO, Eileen is responsible for financial planning, forecasting and analyzing assets and investments. She is also in charge of business administration and supervises the company’s treasury, investor relations, leasing, tax, and real estate issues.

Eileen spearheads the fiduciary and planning functions for all divisions of INAV LLC and with her guidance the company has positioned itself for exceptional growth. Throughout her career, Eileen has established a reputation for quality and dependability. She is well-versed in all facets of accounting and business administration. With over 30 years of accounting experience, Eileen’s expertise as a business strategist and financial planning skills have contributed to the exponential growth of INAV LLC.

Prior to joining the INAV LLC team, she served as Vice President and Controller for a major insurance broker in the Chicago area.

Eileen graduated with honors from Northeastern Illinois University where she received her degree in Business and Management with a special emphasis in accounting.

Sean Murdough

Sean Murdough

Vice President – Engine Products

Sean Murdough serves as INAV LLC’s Vice President – Engine Products and he joined the team in December 2009. In this role, he is responsible for supply chain management as well as managing the company’s assets. Sean is continually looking for ways to expand INAV LLC’s customer base through the strategic acquisition of quality engines and parts.

Sean brings 14 years of industry knowledge to INAV LLC. His career in Aviation started at AAR, a leading provider of unique products and services to the global commercial aviation, government and defense industries. At AAR, Sean’s most recent position was Director of Aircraft Trading within the Aircraft Sales and Leasing Group.

Prior to working within the Aircraft Sales and Leasing Group, Sean was a Director in the Pratt & Whitney (P&W) products group at AAR’s Aircraft Turbine Center. In this capacity, he had full business strategy and P&L responsibility. He also led the negotiation, implementation and execution of a key on site customer inventory management program supporting the overhaul of P&W and V2500 engines.

Sean completed his Bachelor’s degree at Illinois State University.

Joe O’Donnell

Joe O’Donnell

Director – Sales

Joe O’Donnell joined the team in November 2011 and serves as INAV LLC’s Director – Sales.

In his role, he is responsible for developing and maintaining key customer relationships as well as understanding customer behavior to help identify investment decisions. He brings twelve years of industry knowledge to his present position.

Prior to joining INAV LLC, Joe held several key positions at AAR Corporation. At AAR, Joe’s most recent position was Director of Sales within the Allen Asset Management group. In this capacity, Joe was responsible for establishing durable customer relationships, designing account strategies, and identifying opportunities for growth. Prior to working as the Director of Sales, Joe led the on-site development for AAR at key major airlines in North America assisting all AAR business units with surfacing and closing sales opportunities.

Joe graduated from Illinois State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration.

Jordan Van Acker

Jordan Van Acker

Director – Acquisitions

Jordan Van Acker joined INAV LLC in December 2012 as Director of Trading and Acquisitions. In his role, he is responsible for strategic acquisitions, trades and sales of airframe and engine material amongst a variety of customers.

Prior to joining INAV LLC, Jordan brings 5 years of supply chain experience through managing and maintaining the relationships and growth of multiple airlines/MRO’s worldwide, along with managing extensive inventory from aircraft teardowns and various purchases of a Boeing wide body product line.

Jordan is a graduate of Lewis University and holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Administration.

Julie Gribbens

Julie Gribbens

Manager – Engine Products

Julie Gribbens is the Manager – Engine Products at INAV LLC. In this role, Julie oversees evaluating engines before assets are purchased by the company. This includes tracking and reviewing trace documents.

Julie is well-known for her attention to detail and is responsible for managing parts through repair. Her main priority at INAV LLC is to ensure the company acquires quality products. By leveraging her prior experience, asset paperwork and expert analysis, she ensures that all parts are sold for the right price.

Julie has over 12 years of experience in the industry and before joining INAV LLC, she worked for AeroDirect Inc. as their Manager of Pratt & IAE Products. In this capacity, she was responsible for managing $1 million worth of assets for the company. She also supervised engine teardowns and developed a renewable customer supply program. Before this, she held a sales position at AAR Corp. and served on the company’s internal ISO Audit committee.

Julie received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Illinois – Champaign-Urbana.

Nathan Bohne

Nathan Bohne

Regional Engine & Airframe

Nathan Bohne joined INAV LLC in July 2013 as Manager of Regional Engine and Airframe Products. In his role, he is responsible for managing the acquisition and sale of regional aircraft material, along with maintaining relationships with suppliers and customers worldwide. Nate brings nine years of industry knowledge and experience to the team. Prior to joining INAV LLC, Nate was the Regional Aircraft Product Line Manager at AAR Corp.

While at AAR, Nate was responsible for creating long-standing relationships with customers and suppliers, managing the profit/loss aspects of the regional aircraft product line, and identifying progressive ways to help customers reach their goals.

Nate graduated from Ohio State University with a degree in Aviation Management and Business.

Jose Cruz

Jose Cruz

Manager – Sales

Jose Cruz joined INAV LLC in July 2013 as the Trading Manager of Latin America and brought 8 years of industry knowledge and experience.

During Jose’s tenor at INAV LLC, he has expanded his territory globally as a Regional Sales Manager through trades, sales of airframe, engine material and exchange order management.

Jose is fluent in English and Spanish, which allows him to provide a comfortable bilingual relationship and help grow business worldwide.

Christine Pietranek

Christine Pietranek

Quality and Compliance Manager

Christine Pietranek joined the INAV LLC Team in September 2010 and serves as the Quality and Compliance Manager. In her role, she is responsible for ensuring INAV LLC is in conformance to the Quality and Policy standards set forth.

Prior to joining the INAV Team, Christine was the Purchasing and Contract Manager for a single and multi-family home construction business in the Chicago-land area. During her ten-year association with this business she was responsible for writing the scope of work details, the bidding and contracting process for land development and house line contracts for over 200 sub-contractors.

Christine received her Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach Campus.

Raul Nasui

Raul Nasui

Senior Management Accountant

Raul joined INAV in March 2018.  In his role as Senior Management Accountant, he is responsible for the day-to-day accounting functions necessary to keep INAV’s financial records up to date.  He works closely with the CFO and other accounting department employees in AR and AP to ensure we report accurate financial information.

Prior to joining INAV, Raul held accounting positions at multiple companies outside of the aerospace industry and looks to apply and grow his accounting and finance knowledge to help INAV LLC position itself successfully for the future.

Raul graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from DePaul University.

Jamie Benthusen

Jamie Benthusen

Operations and Logistics Manager

Jamie has spent the past 20 years in the aviation industry in a variety of positions. Currently, he is using his experience to manage the operations and logistics for INAV LLC. Outside of work, Jamie enjoys cycling and coaching youth football for the Buffalo Grove Bills. Jamie and his wife have 3 sons, Tommy, Jonah and Luke.

Alex Kruse

Alex Kruse

Senior Product Analyst

Alex joined INAV LLC in June 2015. His position as Senior Product Analyst provides him the opportunity to coordinate with our sales and product teams to ensure and deliver customer valued products and services. Prior to joining INAV LLC, Alex gained relevant industry experience supporting the sales function for a Florida based aviation parts supplier as an intern, followed by a full-time position.

Alex graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and Marketing.

Lisa Wray

Lisa Wray

Senior Sales Representative

Lisa joined INAV LLC in December 2015. Her position of Senior Sales Representative encompasses coordinating with and supporting the sales trading team to uphold customer relationships and deliver quality products and services.

Lisa graduated from the University of Central Florida with a Bachelor of Science in Health Services Administration.

Kyle Chrisman

Kyle Chrisman

Repair & Product Support

Kyle joined INAV LLC in August 2015. His position as Repair & Product Support provides him the opportunity to coordinate with INAV sales, product teams and various MRO’s to ensure and deliver customer valued products and services. Prior to taking on this role, Kyle held a position in the Quality Department. His responsibility, at that time, was to ensure that incoming and outgoing material met industry standards.

Kyle graduated from Baker College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Aviation Management. He holds the following certificates: Private Pilot, Instrument Pilot, Commercial Pilot and Multi-Engine Rating.

Kevin Lara

Kevin Lara

Quality Inspector
Natalie Zirlin

Natalie Zirlin

Accounts Payable Specialist