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Mente Group's Hammer steps up to transactions
Mente Group has offices and reach around the world and fields a team of professionals serving businesses and private individuals. Newly appointed vp Brian Hammer will handle all aspects of aircraft transactions.
Mente Group vice president of transactions Brian Hammer.

US business aircraft brokerage and consulting company Mente Group has named Brian Hammer as vice president of transactions. He will be involved in business aircraft acquisitions, sales and leasing activity at the company's headquarters in Dallas, Texas. Previously he was vice president overseeing the technical aspects of aircraft transactions including inspections, pre-buy inspections, completions and aircraft modifications.

“Brian Hammer is well-versed in Part 91 and 135 operations and has participated in hundreds of new and pre-owned business jet deliveries,” says 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 and his 28-year career includes serving as an aircraft technician in the United States Air Force, maintenance supervisor for a Part 135 certificate holder and director of maintenance for a Fortune 200 flight department. He holds a BSc in Business Management from the University of Phoenix.

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