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Ravi Dharnidharka

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Senior Vice President, Business Development of Cirrus Aircraft.

Ravi relocated from San Diego, CA to Duluth in 2016 to join the Cirrus Aircraft leadership team as Senior Vice President, Business Development.  Ravi leads Cirrus Aircraft in developing strategy and creating new business opportunities.  He has served in various leadership positions in the aviation industry as well as in the US military.  

Prior to joining Cirrus, Ravi served as Director of Business Development for Senior Aerospace Ketema, where he led strategic planning and execution of business growth functions.  He has also worked in business development with UTC Aerospace Systems with a focus on aftermarket services to global airlines. 

Ravi previously served with the US Marine Corps where he was a fighter pilot flying the AV8B Harrier and F5N Tiger II in addition to other ground combat leadership positions.  He continues to serve as a Lieutenant Colonel with the US Marine Corps Reserve.

Ravi is a lifelong aviation enthusiast and an active pilot.  He holds an MBA from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business and a BS in Aeronautical Science from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University.

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