Mente Group has appointed IADA-certified preowned aircraft sales broker Cole White as managing director – South, effective July 1. White earned his certified broker designation from the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) in 2019, while serving as Mente’s vice president of transactions. He will continue to be located in Dallas.
“Cole White has proven himself to be enormously valuable to Mente Group’s clients and since joining us has successfully handled numerous aircraft sales and acquisitions,” said company president and CEO Brian Proctor. “He has turned his military discipline and professional sports competitiveness into effective assets for our many clients.”
White served as an armor officer in the U.S. Army after graduating from the U. S. Military Academy at West Point, where he was recruited to play baseball. He was drafted into the Pittsburgh Pirates organization, where he played professional baseball for three years.
He holds a degree in systems management from West Point, with a focus on systems engineering. White has also accomplished post-graduate work at Southern Methodist University Cox School of Business, where he studied financial reporting for managers, strategic financial statement analysis, financial planning and valuing of projects and investments, managerial accounting and corporate strategy, and value creation.