Ed Trowbridge has been promoted to the position of Vice President, Administration, Insurance & Employee Services for Trans States Holdings and will provide vision and leadership in overseeing all employee-related functions and services, recruiting/employment functions, as well as corporate and aviation insurance programs and non-operational administrative activities for the Holding Company and our three subsidiary airlines.
Ed started his career with Air Midwest and has nearly 28 years of experience in the airline industry. He has been with our company since 1991 when Trans States acquired Air Midwest. Ed has worked in various roles at Trans States including station operations, ground services and customer relations. In these areas of the company, he has held various positions including Station Manager, Manager of Ground Services and Planning; Director of Stations; and in 2008 he was promoted to Trans States Holdings Managing Director Customer and Ground Services, where he has been responsible for all station operations, regulatory compliance, safety, budgeting, customer related programs and customer service. In 2012, Ed also assumed responsibility for recruiting and building maintenance.
Ed resides in St. Louis with his wife of 31 years. They have three children and five grandchildren. His youngest daughter attends University of Missouri-Columbia (Mizzou) and has also worked seasonally for Trans States Holdings. Ed is an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan, and enjoys traveling to warm climates and spending time with his family.
We are excited that he has accepted this new role within the company, and we look forward to having him join our Executive Leadership team.