Mente Group, a leading global business aircraft brokerage and consulting company, named Brian Hammer as Vice President of Transactions, involved in business aircraft acquisitions, sales and leasing activity. Previously, he was Vice President overseeing the technical aspects of aircraft transactions, including inspections, pre-buy inspections, completions, and aircraft modifications.
Mente Group, LLC has offices and reach around the world and fields a unique team of business and aviation professionals serving Fortune 100 corporations, growth businesses and private individuals. In his new role, Hammer will handle all aspects of aircraft transactions.
“Brian Hammer is well-versed in Part 91 and 135 operations and has participated in hundreds of new and pre-owned business jet deliveries,” said Mente Group President and CEO Brian Proctor. “Most recently, he handled the sale of the Falcon 2000 that we had on display at NBAA in Orlando and we are looking forward to his continued contributions in his new role.”
Hammer has a broad-based background in aviation and has been involved in many transactions since joining the company in 2009. Prior to Mente, he was a technical consultant at another aircraft brokerage and consulting firm.
Hammer’s 28-year aviation career includes serving as an Aircraft Technician in the United States Air Force, in corporate aviation as a maintenance supervisor for a leading 135 certificate holder and Director of Maintenance for a Fortune 200 flight department. Hammer holds a B.S. in Business Management from the University of Phoenix. He will continue to be located at the company’s headquarters in Dallas.
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. For more info see www.mentegroup.com.