The National Aircraft Resale Association (NARA) announced its new 2018 Board of Directors and the Products & Services Member Advisory Council, at the recent fall membership meeting held during the NBAA-BACE 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Brian Proctor is the incoming NARA Chairman and President, and CEO of the Mente Group. “I am looking forward to working closely with the new board members, as we work to elevate the brokerage profession and better position NARA members as industry leaders for the future,” Proctor commented. “The pre-owned business aircraft market is complex today and buyers need more access to professionals they can trust to help navigate through the brokerage and acquisition processes. Our team of 100 NARA Certified Broker/Dealers and Products & Services Members are the most qualified to provide this valuable service,” added Proctor.
The new incoming 2018 NARA Board of Directors include:
- Chairman: Brian Proctor, Mente Group, LLC
- Secretary: Doc Dwyer, Guardian Jet
- Treasurer: Chad Anderson, Jetcraft Corporation
- Todd Jackson, Elliott Jets
- Paul Kirby, Cerretani Aviation
- Mitch McCune, Corporate Fleet Services
- Chris Meisner, Meisner Aircraft
NARA Products & Services Member Advisory Council for 2018:
- Chairman (Also serves on NARA Board): Jonathan Levy, Advocate Consulting Legal Group, PLLC
- 1st Vice Chairman (Also serves on NARA Board): Stephan Asper, AIC Title Service, LLC
- 2nd Vice Chairman: John Prock, Bank of America Leasing
- Secretary: Keith Hayes, PNC Aviation Finance
All NARA Broker/Dealer members must follow a strict NARA Code of Ethics and pass a rigorous application process, which was established in 2013, to become an exclusive NARA Certified Aircraft Broker/Dealer. The NARA Certification process assures the highest degree of confidence when buying or selling previously owned business aircraft. NARA Products and Services Members span the Business Aviation spectrum and include companies representing Analysis and Data, Financing and Leasing, Fuel and Flight Planning, Hourly Cost Maintenance, Insurance, IRS 1031 Exchange, Legal, Tax and Title, Maintenance/Overhaul, Maintenance Tracking, Training, Publishing services and more.
NARA, a professional trade association, formed more than 25 years ago, is comprised of selected aircraft sales and brokerage businesses that are NARA Certified and aircraft product/services companies that adhere to the highest professional standards. Promoting the growth and public understanding of the aircraft resale industry, NARA’s members abide by an elite 14-point Code of Ethics that provides standards of business conduct regarding aircraft transactions. For more information about NARA, its members and its code of ethics, visit the NARA website at www.NARAaircraft.com