Professional of the Year - Aviation

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Edwin G. Lindquist

Title: Owner, Retired
Industry: Aviation
Type of Organization: Sales
Major Product/Service: Sales of tools
Expertise: Mr. Lindquist is currently retired after 30 years' experience.
Geographic Area of Distribution: Texas
Affiliations: Freemasons, 32nd degree
University/Degree: Teaching Certification, Cumberland College, New Jersey; Aircraft Maintenance Proficiency Certificates
Born: June 14, 1944
Hobbies/Sports: Writing, films, community activism, travel
Spouse: Susanne
Married: December 16, 2002
Work History: Previously, Mr. Lindquist served as a consultant regarding aircraft maintenance. He also sold tools, authored books, served as a pilot, and owned a liquor store. Mr. Lindquist has over 30 years' experience in aviation. He started out as a 'grease monkey' on the hangar floor, and advanced to Aircraft Maintenance Engineer, FAA Airframe and Power Plant Mechanic, Aircraft Maintenance Inspector, Flight Engineer, and Adult Education Instructor. He served in Canada, Germany, Somalia, Nigeria, south Africa, Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia, Japan, and England along his journey. He served as a consultant in worldwide travel. Mr. Lindquist then owned a Snap-on dealership for 9 years and owned a liquor store, South Oak Liquors. Early in his career, he also served as a tractor-trailer operator in northern Canada, and has sales experience with International Harvester and Chrysler Corporation.
Published Works: Books including "Teribus"