Brian Sartain is the Chief Operating Officer of Ontic, a global aerospace manufacturer. He was previously the senior vice president of repair and engineering services at AAR Corporation, managing more than 3,500 employees. Prior to joining AAR Corporation, Sartain was the executive vice president of aerospace with Chromalloy Gas Turbine in West Palm Beach. As an aerospace industry leader for more than 35 years, Sartain has held executive roles in all aspects of global business. He served as vice president for business development at United Technologies Aerospace Systems (UTAS) and Goodrich Aerospace. While at UTAS, he was a shareholder representative at Silicon Sensing Systems, a joint venture of UTAS and Sumitomo Precision Products, based in Japan. In addition to multiple patents, Sartain holds a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering and Mechanics from the University of Minnesota and an Executive Master of Business Administration from the Carlson School of Management. He lives in West Palm Beach.