Mente Group taps Marketing Leader to expand Aviation Platform and Services


Chris Prokopeas

Dallas, Texas – 27 September 2021 – Mente Group has named Chris Prokopeas to the newly created position of Vice President, Marketing as the recently recapitalised 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 marketing professional with more than 25 years of experience within a variety of industries, including consumer packaged goods, financial services, transportation and hospitality. Prior to his role with Mente Group, Prokopeas worked for Gesa Credit Union as Chief Marketing Officer.

He also worked for DFW International Airport as AVP of Marketing and Communications. And Prokopeas has held leadership marketing positions for Dickies, Capital One, Dean Foods, and Kraft Foods.

“Our recent recapitalisation enables our organisation to grow and embrace excellent talent like Chris Prokopeas as we take advantage of unfilled segments in aviation,” said Mente Group President and CEO Brian Proctor. “His diverse expertise in a number of industries is helping us immensely as we look for new opportunities to excel on behalf of our clients.”

Prokopeas received a bachelor’s degree from Purdue University in communications and business. He received an MBA from the University of Michigan where he graduated with distinction. And he has received a Kellogg School of Management executive education in marketing and strategy from Northwestern University.

His experience covers brand management, strategic planning, positioning, re-branding, new product development, licensing, advertising and media development, sponsorships, consumer promotions, consumer insights, public relations, direct marketing, email marketing, website development, mobile app development, digital marketing, programmatic display, retargeting, affiliate marketing, blogging, social media, and influencer marketing.