Mente Group brings industry experts to NBAA Regional Forum in San Jose


Brian Proctor

San Francisco, Aug. 20, 2018 – Mente Group will bring aircraft brokerage, sales, flight operations, finance, marketing and talent management professionals to the upcoming National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) Regional Forum at the San Jose International Airport in Calif. on Sept. 6.

Mente President and CEO Brian Proctor will co-present the Golden Rules for Business Aircraft Transactions at 1 p.m., covering the keys to successful and ethical sales. Executive Vice President of Mente Talent Management Colleen Kelly will also be at the event to discuss retention, quality of life, and cultural issues in a competitive market for pilots.

“Mente Group will be well represented at NBAA’s San Jose Regional Forum,” said Proctor. “These regional forums are excellent opportunities for current and prospective business aircraft owners to get up to date on the latest in industry trends and talk to the experts who can pull transactions together efficiently and quickly.”

Mente representatives will be in the Exhibit Hall and at the Static Display on the tarmac of San Jose International, where the company will display a Gulfstream G650 aircraft, if it is still available Sept. 6. The company’s contingent at the forum includes a number of business aviation disciplines.

NBAA Regional Forums bring current and prospective business aircraft owners, operators, manufacturers, customers, and other industry personnel together for a one-day event at some of the best airports and FBOs in the nation. Regional Forums incorporate exhibits, static displays of aircraft and education sessions into one-day events located across the country to help introduce business aviation to local officials and prospective owners and operators, and to address any current issues in the regions.

Headquartered in Dallas, Texas, Mente Group is a leading business aviation and flight department advisory company specializing in aircraft transactions, talent management, asset management, and strategic, operational and technical consulting.

Mente serves large corporations, growth companies and private individuals worldwide. Its advisors have handled $10 billion in aircraft transactions and performed more than 500 business jet consultations.

Mente Group is a member of Air Charter Safety Foundation, International Business Aviation Council, National Business Aviation Association, National Aircraft Resale Association, and the National Aircraft Finance Association.