Project Management: Meet Duncan Aviation's Project Managers
Meet Monte Reeves, Project Manager
Monte Reeves, Project Manager Monte Reeves began his career at Duncan Aviation in 1991 in the Avionics Installations department. He later became an Airframe Mechanic, Quality Inspector and Airframe Structures Team Leader. Prior to Duncan Aviation, Monte was employed at BF Goodrich Aerospace in Everett, Washington. Monte holds an A&P license. He enjoys the opportunity to meet and work with great customers and the industry’s best technicians and staff. Monte and his wife, Nicole, have two sons, Jake and Trevor. He enjoys hunting, fishing, racing and coaching his sons’ football and baseball teams. Monte is also an active member of the Seward County Pheasants Forever Club, where he has served as Banquet Chair.
Meet Tony Leitschuck, Project Manager
Tony Leitschuck, Project Manager Tony Leitschuck started at Duncan Aviation in 1989 as an Airframe Mechanic and was promoted to Lead Mechanic and Team Leader before transferring to his current position. Prior to coming to Duncan Aviation, Tony served in the Marine Corps as a Structural Mechanic working on helicopters and as a Line Manager for both the Hastings and Grand Island airports in Nebraska. Tony is a licensed A&P mechanic. Tony and his wife, Lisa, have one son, Zach, and one daughter, McKenna. Tony enjoys fishing, hunting and watching football. He is active in Junior Achievement and supports local softball and basketball programs as a coach.
Meet Doyle Garrett, Project Manager
Doyle Garrett, Project ManagerDoyle Garrett started at Duncan Aviation in 1978 as an Avionics Technician and advanced to Shop Supervisor before transferring to his current position as a Project Manager. Doyle holds a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) First Class License and Associate in Applied Science degree in Electronics Engineering. The most rewarding aspect of his position is meeting and working as a team with customers and forming lifetime friendships with many of them. Doyle and his wife, Pam, have two daughters, Allison and Kara. His youngest daughter, Kara, and her husband, Tim, both work at Duncan Aviation. Doyle’s hobbies include golfing, biking, hunting and traveling. He enjoys spending time with his family at their lake cabin. Doyle is an active supporter of Habitat for Humanity and Pheasants Forever Club where he serves as a youth mentor. In 2010, Duncan Aviation partnered with Cessna for the Special Olympics Airlift and Doyle was a lead organizer.
Meet Luke Swager, Project Manager
Luke Swager, Project ManagerLuke Swager started at Duncan Aviation as an Airframe Mechanic. He progressed to Crew Lead on his team, specializing in Falcon and Astra projects and transferred to his current Project Manager position in 2005. Prior to joining Duncan Aviation, Luke worked as Director of Maintenance for the University of Michigan Flying Club and as a Maintenance Technician for Western Michigan University. Luke has a Bachelor of Science degree from Western Michigan University and holds an A&P license. Luke and his wife, Amy, have seven children: Jordan, Spencer, Isaac, Lydia, Harriett, Simon and Sylvia. They also have two grandchildren. Luke enjoys spending time doing various family activities such as hunting, fishing and sports. He has coached softball and baseball teams for his children and is also a member of a barbershop quartet. Luke works with the youth at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church in Vicksburg, Michigan. Luke and his family volunteer in various activities to support their church and community. They collect clothing and food to serve the needy and work with their local high school football program harvesting and donating fresh produce to the local food bank.
Meet Shawn Busby, Project Manager
Shawn Busby, Project ManagerShawn Busby started in 1994 working for Kal-Aero* as an Airframe Mechanic. He was promoted through the Airframe department working as off-shift Supervisor and then as day-shift Team Leader. He specialized in the Dassault Falcon Jet line of aircraft. Shawn accepted the position of Assistant Manager for the Interior Department before taking on his current role as Project Manager. Prior to joining Duncan Aviation, Shawn served in the Army where he worked on helicopters. Shawn has an A&P license and a Bachelors of Science degree from Purdue University. Shawn married his wife, Jill, in 1989 and they have three sons and two dogs. When he is not spending time with his family, Shawn competes in triathlons, marathons and also enjoys racing bicycles. Shawn is the bike course coordinator for the Sherman Lake Triathlon. He is active in his church and supports several mission projects.
*Duncan Aviation acquired Michigan-based Kal-Aero in 1998.
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