Pete Ring has been appointed Vice President of Growth and Strategy with a focus on strategic growth and partnerships for Planephd.com. For the last 15 years, Pete has been involved in a multitude of aviation operations including Avionics Manufacturers Avidyne, FreeFlight Systems, and Thommen Aircraft Equipment. Pete has extensive experience working with C-level executives on company initiatives including Business Development, M&A activity, Corporate Culture, exec staff team development, and growth planning. Pete is recognized as the “The ADS-B Expert” by industry peers and is a sought-after public speaker for educational seminars and to serve on regulatory committees. Pete is an accomplished pilot holding a Commercial Multi-Engine Instrument rating and an FAA Part 107 sUAS Certificate. Pete is also a Co-Managing Partner for PREO Aerospace, an International Management firm that operates as the sales, marketing, and support arm for emerging aerospace manufacturers.