HUB International’s Cindy Hales elected President for the Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association

Hub International Limited (Hub), a leading full-service global insurance broker, is pleased to announce that Cindy Hales has been elected to serve as President for the Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association. Cindy takes over the helm passed on by John Gale, Director of Flight Operations for Nike. Additionally, it is worth noting that Cindy is the first woman to serve as President in the organization’s almost 25-year history.

Cindy Hales

Cindy provided her thoughts on the election saying, “I’m excited to follow in the footsteps of the amazing leaders who have held the President’s role of the Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association before me.  I look forward to promoting and growing our regional business aviation community.  Together, with a very strong and diversified board, we will continue to provide a bridge between our community and regulators and facilitate the professional development of our current and future members (something I’m very passionate about), as well as strengthening industry relationships.” 

Cindy Hales serves as the Aviation Practice Leader / Senior Vice President of Hub International Northwest, LLC.  With nearly 28 years of experience, Cindy provides insurance solutions for all facets of the aviation industry.  She has extensive experience working with various commercial operators such as airlines, cargo and charter operators, fixed base operators, aircraft manufacturers, commercial rotor wing operators, and more.  She is a 25-year HUB Northwest veteran who excels at providing her clients with the most comprehensive coverage at the most competitive prices.

Cindy is also responsible for providing professional expertise on more complex aviation risks to HUB International’s teams across the country. She is licensed in the United States and British Columbia.

Kent Bergstedt, Chief Sales Officer for HUB Northwest, had this to say about the appointment, “we at HUB could not be prouder of Cindy and her elevation to President of the PNBAA.  She is an outstanding part of our organization and works hard every day to serve her clients.  With her being the first woman to hold this position, there is no one else better suited for this role.