GAMA Welcomes Andre Castro as Director of Communications
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced the addition of Andre Castro to serve as the association’s Director of Communications.
Andre brings over a decade of experience in strategic communications, media relations and federal policy to GAMA. Since 2012, he has worked in the U.S. House of Representatives as the Communications Director for Congressman Bill Flores of Texas. While there, he managed the Congressman’s national and local media engagement, social media activity and the congressional office’s internal and external communications. Prior to Congressman Flores, Andre worked for Congressman Michael McCaul of Texas and managed multiple political campaigns in Texas.
“Andre’s background in communications, politics and Capitol Hill will be a tremendous asset to the association,” said GAMA President and CEO Pete Bunce. “His experience and knowledge in media and strategic communications are well suited to take GAMA to new heights as we celebrate our 50th anniversary. We are excited to have Andre join the GAMA team.”
Andre is originally from Houston, Texas, and graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in communications studies.
GAMA is an international trade association representing over 100 of the world's leading manufacturers of general aviation airplanes and rotorcraft, engines, avionics, components and related services. GAMA's members also operate repair stations, fixed based operations, pilot and maintenance training facilities and manage fleets of aircraft. For more information, visit GAMA's website at www.GAMA.aero.