Chris Kilgour


Chris Kilgour is the CEO of C&L Aviation Group, a company he started from his basement in Australia 30 years ago and has grown into a global provider of aircraft parts and maintenance with over 200 employees and locations around the world. Real-world business experience and a keen eye for development have enabled Chris to launch several other successful enterprises including an aircraft engine solutions company, an aviation engineering firm, a housing rental company, and an aircraft sales company. Chris continues to grow all his companies while also seeking out development opportunities for the future.

Chris has been a featured speaker at many events including the Saab Operators Conference, MaineBiz Momentum Convention, and Bangor Regional Chamber of Commerce Annual Breakfast, and has also been a judge for the Maine Big Gig Competition. Chris now resides in Hamden, Maine with his wife and 4 children, and enjoys running, snowmobiling, and traveling with his family.