PNAA Recognizes Renton Businessman Mike Brown as Aerospace Executive of the Year
LYNNWOOD, WA – March 5, 2015 – Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance recognized Mike Brown as the 2015 Aerospace Executive of the Year for his outstanding leadership of the Renton-based company Aero-Plastics.
According to PNAA Chairman JC Hall, "Mike continues to successfully compete against the largest in our industry through leadership and attention to business basics. His guidance and ability continues to grow Aero-Plastics as an industry leader."
Brown offers that the keys to his success stem back to Aero-Plastics’ core values. Aero-Plastics truly believes and never forgets that dependability is the key to its existence. Their attention to detail allows them to achieve a cost, quality and delivery level that has been honored by Boeing’s Performance Excellence Award for the 7th consecutive year and also as Boeing Supplier of the Year.
These high honors and repeat performances could not have occurred without excellence in leadership. Brown has proven his ability to successfully lead and has a track record of improving the profitability of his companies. While at Aero-Plastics, he achieved consistent double-digit revenue growth while increasing earning percentages. He also designed and implemented key performance measures related to cost, quality, and delivery for all operational departments supporting the corporate balanced scorecard.
He is a charismatic and motivational leader who instills a positive, team-oriented work ethic in his employees. His energy is contagious and his commitment to quality is second to none.
In 1945, Aero-Plastics was founded in a single car garage as Western Model Works. In 1958 it was incorporated as Aero-Plastics and moved to a facility in Renton where continued its tradition of excellence as a provider of high quality products for aerospace, defense, medical and other commercial applications.
Since 2001, Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance has been promoting the growth and success of the region's aerospace industry with dynamic events designed to inspire aerospace leaders, connect aerospace interests and educate policy makers. Today, with members throughout the northwest and around the globe, PNAA is dedicated to delivering the latest market intelligence to ensure our region's competitive edge. Our unwavering commitment to sharing bold ideas, innovative technologies and leading edge processes has strengthened the industry and earned respect from the White House to the factory floor. Our members represent every segment of the aerospace industry and are responsible for designing, manufacturing and supplying parts and services that launch rockets, fly planes, and even land on Mars!
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