Tom Gallo Joins Knight Aerospace as Chief Revenue Officer
TOM GALLO JOINS KNIGHT AEROSPACE AS CHIEF REVENUE OFFICER
Gallo Brings 30+ Years of Global Strategic Sales, Sales Leadership
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – San Antonio, Texas, August 3, 2021 – Knight Aerospace is pleased to announce the hiring of Tom Gallo as its new Chief Revenue Officer. In this position, Gallo will align all revenue-generating departments while building strategic partnerships with customers around the world.
“We are delighted to have such an experienced, skillful, and dynamic sales leader like Tom Gallo join our leadership team,” said Bianca Rhodes, President and CEO of Knight Aerospace. “With his extensive sales and military aviation experience, Tom clearly comprehends the operational tempo and customer requirements for the kind of innovative, specialized solutions we create.”
Gallo brings to this position more than 30 years of achievement and measurable success in global strategic sales and sales leadership. He is a proven innovator and inspiring sales executive who consistently delivers revenue far exceeding all growth expectations.
Gallo earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the U.S. Naval Academy and served eight years in the U.S Navy as a P3 Orion Anti-Submarine Warfare pilot, mission commander, squadron flight ops officer, and P3 Replacement Air Group instructor pilot.
As international sales director for the Hercules Flight Training Center in Marietta, Georgia, Tom developed and marketed custom C-130 training programs and services for military organizations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Latin America, and North America.
Along his journey, Tom has been a key executive member of numerous successful technology start-up teams including roles as Vice President of Sales for Performance Technology in San Antonio, TX which was acquired by Bay Networks; Vice President of Worldwide Sales for Elastic Networks in Atlanta, GA which successfully executed a $100 million IPO in 2000; Vice President of Global Sales at Sphere Communications in Deerfield, IL which was acquired by NEC Corp; and VP Global Sales for AllClear ID in Austin, Texas where he recruited, trained, and deployed a data breach response direct sales team and global business partners, driving annual recurring revenue far beyond expectations which positioned AllClear ID for a successful acquisition by Experian PLC in 2019.
ABOUT KNIGHT AEROSPACE
Knight Aerospace leads the industry in the design, manufacture, and customization of medical modules, pallets, VIP transport systems, and more for cargo aircraft. These include a variety of quick-change, roll-on/roll-off products, like the Aeromedical Bio-Containment Module (ABCM) and Next Generation Air Transportable Galley Lavatory (NG-ATGL) for military aircraft. Knight has delivered products to more than 34 countries since 1992. Learn more at knightaerospace.com.
Bianca Rhodes, President & CEO