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April O’Donahue speaks at the 2019 PNAA Women in Aerospace Conference

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By April O'Donahue | May 13, 2019
April PNAA Women's Conference

This year, I had the opportunity to speak at the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA) Women in Aerospace Conference on May 2nd. Accompanied by nine of my teammates, the overall conference had approximately 300 attendees and 23 speakers from over 108 companies. This marked the first time that a member of the GMN Aerospace team has spoken at this event. My speech was centered around the topic of “Expanding your horizons – Getting outside your comfort zone.” 

Paul Michaels speaks at 2018 annual PNAA Aerospace Conference

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By Lauren Rowles | Feb 22, 2018
PNAA Aerospace Conference

At this year’s 17th annual Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA) Conference, Paul Michaels, GMN Aerospace’s Corporate Director, was asked to share his insights on the importance of striving for excellence within the aerospace industry. As a past recipient of PNAA’s Aerospace Executive of the Year Award, Michaels also had the honor of recognizing previous award winners in the audience during the event’s banquet dinner.

GMN Aerospace receives a Certificate of Appreciation at PNAA’s 2017 Annual Aerospace Confe

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By April O'Donahue | Feb 23, 2017
PNAA Certificate of Appreciation

At the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance’s (PNAA) 2017 Annual Aerospace Conference dinner, GMN Aerospace received a Certificate of Appreciation for our donation to the PNAA Next Generation of Aerospace Workers Scholarship Program. The scholarship program serves students pursuing aerospace educations in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, British Columbia, and 10 different colleges.

Paul Michaels' acceptance speech for 2016 Aerospace Executive of the Year Award

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By Lauren Rowles | May 09, 2016
Paul Michaels Acceptance Speech

In February, GMN Aerospace Director, Paul Michaels, received the 2016 Aerospace Executive of the Year Award from the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA) at their 15th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference. Michaels was presented with this honor for his incredible contributions and dedication to the Aerospace industry, and for his ability to inspire success in not only himself, but in those around him.

GMN Aerospace Director Paul Michaels is awarded Aerospace Executive of the Year by PNAA

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By Lauren Rowles | Feb 11, 2016
Aerospace Executive of the Year 2016

SEATTLE, Washington (February 11, 2016) Yesterday, Paul Michaels, GMN Aerospace Director, received the 2016 Aerospace Executive of the Year Award by the Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA) at their 15th Annual Aerospace Manufacturing Conference. Formed in 2001, the PNAA is a group devoted to advancing the Aerospace industry in the Pacific Northwest region.

PNAA’s Aerospace Scholarship Program

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By Paul Michaels | Feb 10, 2016
PNAA Scholarship

The Pacific Northwest Aerospace Alliance (PNAA) is working to raise $50,000 in Aerospace scholarships for students enrolled in Aerospace design, maintenance, and engineering programs. The PNAA strives to build tomorrow’s workforce through their commitment to educating the next generation of Aerospace workers. Last year, they gave $33,750 in scholarships to 24 students from 10 northwest colleges and universities, and this year they are determined to top that contribution so they can reach twice as many students.

2015 PNAA Women in Aerospace Luncheon

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By April O'Donahue | Aug 06, 2015
Women in Aerospace 2015

On July 29th women from the GMN Aerospace team attended the PNAA’s 2015 Women in Aerospace luncheon. The ladies from GMN Aerospace work in a variety of job functions including sales, customer service, quality assurance, marketing, and more. We were proud to represent GMN Aerospace at the event!

The luncheon featured female speakers from aerospace companies that discussed the industry, how their careers have grown within aerospace, and challenges they’ve faced. The importance of understanding individual strengths and learning from failures came up in each speaker’s presentation.