Contact Bill Prochazka
|Chief Operating Officer - Provo, UT (PVU). Aviation professional since 1979. |
Direct: +1 801.342.5510
As Chief Operating Officer, Provo Operations, Bill Prochazka provides leadership to the overall operation of Duncan Aviation in Provo, Utah. His responsibilities include general oversight of day-to-day operations, and repair station requirements.
Bill began his career at Duncan Aviation in 1987 as a Turboprop Tech Rep in Lincoln, Nebraska. In 1989 he was promoted to Manager of the Engine and Airframe departments. In 1992, Bill moved to the Customer Service department as a Service Manager and was promoted to Customer Service Manager in 1994. Bill transferred to Battle Creek, Michigan in 1998 as Vice President of Aircraft and Customer Service. He became Michigan's General Manager in 2001. In the summer of 2010, Duncan Aviation opened a maintenance facility in Provo, Utah. Bill and his wife moved to Provo and he assumed his current role. Prior to Duncan Aviation, Bill held various positions at Gates Learjet and Cessna Aircraft Company in Wichita, Kansas. He also managed an avionics shop in Colorado for two years.
Bill graduated from Electronics Technical Institute in Denver, Colorado, specializing in Electronic Communications and Digital Theory. He holds a Private Pilots license, MEL/Instrument rating as well as various professional certifications. Bill enjoys the people of Duncan Aviation and Utah.
Bill is married to Jeannette. He enjoys playing the guitar, sailing and traveling. Bill has always been active in his community, and plans to continue this support in Utah. While in Battle Creek he served as a Michigan State Aeronautics Commissioner, Chairman of the Battle Creek Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and served on the Boards of both Battle Creek Unlimited and the Tax Increment Finance Authority which oversaw infrastructure investment in the Fort Custer Industrial Park, the home of Duncan Aviation in Battle Creek.
To live a purposeful life, and to help others find purpose along their journey.
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