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Buff to bring some shine to technical services
Jamie Buff's aviation maintenance career began 25 years ago in the US Air Force. After military service, he joined Cessna Aircraft Company as an airframe and powerplant technician, before being snapped up by Mente.
Jamie Buff is an FAA airframe and powerplant certificate holder with more than 20 years' experience.

Mente Group has named aircraft maintenance expert Jamie Buff as director of technical services. He has held significant aviation maintenance positions for AMB Group, Coca-Cola, Nike, P&G, Wachovia Bank, Cessna and the US Air Force.

Buff is an FAA airframe and powerplant certificate holder with more than 20 years' experience in aviation maintenance that includes managing and performing scheduled maintenance, line maintenance checks, troubleshooting, ordering and installing parts, managing crews and maintaining documentation for FAA compliance.

“Jamie Buff brings an extraordinary aircraft maintenance skillset to our consulting company,” says group president and CEO Brian Proctor. “I have been impressed with the professionalism and expertise with which he advises clients and works with our team to broaden its capabilities.”

Buff's aviation maintenance career began 25 years ago in the US Air Force as a B-52H bomber dedicated crew chief. After military service, he joined Cessna Aircraft Company as an airframe and powerplant technician.

From there, he moved into the corporate flight operations world, joining Wachovia Bank Flight Operations in Charlotte, North Carolina. During his career, he has supported maintenance and flight operations for various Fortune 100 companies.

Mente Group, an aircraft dealer accredited by the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) with offices in Dallas, Boston, Chicago, Portland and Scottsdale, offers an array of aviation consulting services to include fleet planning, appraisals and forecasting, buying, flight department startups, completion and refurbishment, operational alignment and Mente 360, a scalable, reliable and cost-effective corporate aviation asset advisory programme.

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