ABOUT KARA SWENSEN
ADS, Inc. Senior Regional Account Manager NAVAIR & CNIC Lead
Kara Swensen became a licensed pilot at age 18 and graduated from Arizona State University with a B.S. in Aeronautical Technology. Kara’s passion for defying gravity first began in her hometown in Florida when, alongside her fifth-grade classmates, she witnessed the Challenger spaceship fail in mid-air. Her quest for understanding this catastrophe coupled with her family’s shared passion for aviation marked the beginning of a lifelong quest to make flying safe.
She’s an entrepreneur and innovator, owning an aviation company prior to joining the ranks at ADS. As Naval Aviation & CNIC Lead, Kara works closely with the Navy to procure the absolute best equipment while utilizing the most competitive contract vehicles to save valuable funding. Her passion for the safety and comfort of our Naval Aviators, the maintainers who support them, and their aircraft is unparalleled.