IADA names 41 certified dealers


International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) has named 41 certified aircraft brokers. The brokers all recently passed the IADA Certified Broker Exam.

“These 41 newly IADA-certified Aircraft Brokers have all met or exceeded the stringent requirements and passed a comprehensive examination administered by a third party,” said Wayne Starling, executive director, IADA. “The entire IADA organization is proud of their extraordinary professionalism and commitment to transparent aircraft transactions.”

To apply for IADA certification, a broker must be employed by an IADA-Accredited Dealer or OEM for at least a year. IADA recommends a minimum of two to three total years of experience as an aircraft broker, including completing several aircraft transactions.

The broker testing process is administered by Joseph Allen Aviation Consulting.

The accredited brokers are: Sizwe Buthelezi, Absolute Aviation; Chris Warton and Trisha Lakatos, ACASS Canada; Enrique de la Parra, Aerolineas Ejecutivas; Howard Henry and Paul Garcia, Eagle Aviation; Frank Lanning, FX Solutions; Chris Hancock, Keegan Dwyer,  William Smith, John Peters, Amber Gardner and Meghan Dwyer at Guardian Jet; Pat Harvey, Hatt & Associates; Michael Gauvreau, Joe Grubiak, Prakash Rajan, Kitchel Gifford, Marcelo Simoni,  Chris Doerr, and Andy Biller, Holstein Aviation; Nathan Weist and Ryan Mulcahy, Infinity Jet; Kevin Rossignon, Julia Ricker and Elliott Sutter, Jet Access Group; Kyle Delphon and Jade Hofeldt, jetAVIVA; Jaden Jonson and Preston Jasper, Jetcraft; Chris Warners and Tyler Webb, Jeteffect; Brandon Steele, Leviate Air Group;  Josh Mesinger,   Mesinger Jet Sales; Casey Cox, Northern Jet Management; Sam Campos and Dustin Cordier, OGARAJETS; Paul Hosmann, Southern Cross Aircraft;  John Swartz and Michael Swartz, Swartz Aviation; and Elise Wheelock, Western Aircraft.