Tag: Mente Group

JetHQ Enhances North America Sales Team, Promotes Leadership

JetHQ, the aircraft transaction and brokerage company, has bolstered its sales team in North America and promoted a leader to head this new division. JetHQ announces that David Coppock has been promoted to President-North America, after previously serving as Vice President of Sales. The North ...

Mente Group appoints Kenny Mazingo as Aircraft Market Researcher, Analyst

Leading aviation advisory and brokerage firm Mente Group has named Kenny Mazingo as Market Analyst, Planning and Transactions, based in the company's Dallas headquarters. He is responsible for collecting, interpreting and analyzing general aviation market data in order to support Mente Grou...

Mente Group appoints aviation industry executive as Managing Director – Midwest

Mente Group, a leading aviation advisory and brokerage firm, has appointed aviation industry veteran Jay Bushouse as Managing Director – Midwest. He has an office in Kansas City. Prior to joining Mente Group, Bushouse was a sales director for Textron Aviation, selling new Beechcraft and Cessn...

Mente Group hires marketing leader to expand aviation platform and services

Mente Group has named Chris Prokopeas to the newly created position of Vice President, Marketing as the recently recapitalized private aviation company expands its platform and provides new and innovative services. He is based at the company’s Dallas headquarters. He is a leading marke...

Mente Group promotes Jim Lewis to Senior Managing Director

Mente Group has promoted 46-year aviation veteran Jim Lewis to Senior Managing Director. His experience ranges from early days as a freight and charter pilot and regional airline captain, to chief pilot, flight department manager, sales demonstration pilot, sales manager, director, and vice pre...

Mente Group Adds Industry Veteran Steve Main as VP, Transactions

Steve Main Mente Group has named industry veteran Steve Main as vice president, Transactions. An entrepreneur at heart, his drive is fueled by a life-long passion for aviation.  “Main’s diverse background includes roles as a CEO and business owner, president of a large charter company,...

Mente Group Names Cole White Managing Director – South

Mente Group has appointed IADA-certified preowned aircraft sales broker Cole White as managing director – South, effective July 1. White earned his certified broker designation from the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) in 2019, while serving as Mente’s vice president of tra...

Mente Group Names David Hayes as Managing Director

David Hayes Mente Group has appointed business aircraft sales professional David Hayes as managing director – Southeast, based in Orlando, Fla. Hayes comes to the Mente Group from Textron Inc., where he led national sales teams for Textron Specialized Vehicles, TRU Simulation + Training, a...

Mente Group Promotes Ken Hart To VP & Group Lead, Transactions

Mente Group has promoted Ken Hart as vice president & group lead, Transactions. He joined the company in 2020.  Ken Hart "Ken will continue to provide excellent transaction and market support as well as now lead the Mente transaction team in further developing processes in the pursuit ...

City+Ventures and Mente Group partner to create Aquila Aviation Ventures Investment Group

Danny White, co-founder of Omaha’s City+Ventures, and Brian Proctor, president and CEO of Mente Group, headquartered in Dallas, have partnered to create Aquila Aviation Ventures LLC, a new investment group formed to serve unmet industry needs and leverage resources across entities to scale for fu...

Mente Group Appoints Jamie Buff as Director of Technical Services

Mente Group has named aircraft maintenance expert Jamie Buff as Director of Technical Services for the broad-based aviation consulting firm. He has held significant aviation maintenance positions for AMB Group, Coca-Cola, Nike, P&G, Wachovia Bank, Cessna, and the U.S. Air Force. He is an FAA...

Mente Group Names Vince Restivo as New COO

Vince Restivo Mente Group has appointed Vince Restivo to the newly created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO), responsible for day-to-day administrative and operational functions of the broad-based aviation consulting firm.  Restivo, formerly Vice President of Program Management, will...

Mariana Santos Named VP Strategic Consulting for Mente Group

Mariana Santos Mente Group has hired Mariana Santos as Vice President of Strategic Consulting. She will head Mente Group's strategic consulting activities, providing robust fleet planning and feasibility studies for business aviation owners and fleet operators.  Her profes...

Mente Group Brokers Certified by IADA

Mente Group's Vice President of Transactions Brian Hammer and Vice President of Strategic Consulting Cole White have been designated certified aircraft sales brokers by the International Association of Aircraft Dealers (IADA). They join Mente Group President and CEO Brian Proctor, who is also an IA...

Mente Group Ribbon Cutting & 10th Anniversary Celebrated

Mente Group held a ribbon cutting ceremony today 07 Oct, led by President and CEO Brian Proctor, to celebrate the company's new worldwide headquarters in Frisco's prestigious North Dallas' HALL Park. The recent move to larger offices, with more than 6,000 square feet coincided with the company'...

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