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Alex Krutz to Join Axius Group Advisory Board


Wichita, March 14, 2022 – Axius Group (“Axius” or the “Company”), a leading provider of dynamic outsourced engineering and technical solutions to customers in Aerospace & Defense markets, is pleased to announce that Alex Krutz has joined the Company as a member of the Advisory Board.  Mr. Krutz brings a wealth of experience advising businesses across the aerospace supply chain and – in his Board role – will be a key partner in guiding the strategic growth of the Company.

Mr. Krutz is currently the Founder and Managing Director of Patriot Industrial Partners (“Patriot”), an Aerospace and Defense advisory firm that elevates business performance by focusing on manufacturing strategy, value creation and business transformation.  Prior to founding Patriot, he held management and leadership roles at Pratt & Whitney, GKN Aerospace and various aerospace & defense businesses in roles of general management, operations, supply chain and program management. His experience spans across Engines, APUs, structures, composites and large complex assembly business operations.

Chuck Mellott, Chief Executive Officer at Axius said, “We’ve had the opportunity to get to know Alex over the past several years and believe that he truly has his finger on the pulse of the aerospace supply chain.”  Lacy McDowell-Tedman, President and Chief Development Officer at Axius added, “We’re excited to benefit from both his broad market perspective and his deep connectivity, ranging from the OEMs down to the Tier 3 and Tier 4 suppliers.  As we continue to expand our presence in the sector, Alex will play an important role in ensuring that we’re bringing the best solutions to bear for our customers.”

About Axius Group

Axius Group is a technology-centric outsourced service provider for aerospace and defense customers.  In addition to offering a broad array of CNC programming and engineering services, the Company has developed a proprietary IT solution, branded aether.  Aether is a secure virtual desktop where endless customizable enclaves can exist and collaborate, while preventing users from removing, sharing or reproducing data from the virtual workspace.  More information is available at