As Director of Maintenance for UPS, Brad Schwandt is responsible for the 7x24 operational compliance and coordination of all line maintenance activities worldwide. Schwandt is also directly responsible for the Aircraft Maintenance Control Department within the UPS Global Operations Center, the Aircraft Technical Support Department, and the Maintenance Training Department.
A native of St. Louis Missouri, Schwandt received a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from the University of Missouri - Columbia.
Prior to UPS, Schwandt attended North County Technical High School where he obtained his Airframe and Powerplant Certificate and built upon his aviation experience over the course of 10 years in both General and Corporate Aviation.
Schwandt began his UPS career in 1983 as a Hub Unload/Loader.He held positions of increasing responsibility in Hub, Package, and Air Operations. In 1990 Schwandt transferred to the Airline Division of UPS and has held positions in Maintenance Planning, Aircraft Structures, Line Maintenance Operations and the Industrial Engineering Department.
Schwandt assumed his current position as Director of Aircraft Maintenance in 2007.