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Mente promotes Hart to lead on transactions
Working out of Frisco, Hart will be responsible for promoting the innovative services that have resulted from Mente's expansion and recapitalisation. His expertise includes aircraft market research and value analysis.
Ken Hart has stepped up.

Mente Group, a Dallas-headquartered aviation advisory and brokerage firm, has promoted Ken Hart as vice president and group lead, transactions.

"Ken will continue to provide excellent transaction and market support as well as now lead the Mente transaction team in further developing processes in the pursuit of excellence," says Brian Proctor, Mente Group president and CEO. "As we expand our platform, providing new and innovative services following recapitalisation, we will look to Ken Hart's experience and tenacity to refine our transaction processes for our clients."

Hart joined Mente Group in 2020 and was made responsible for managing aircraft acquisition and disposition transaction activities for the company's Gulfstream and turboprop clients. His areas of transaction expertise include aircraft market research and value analysis, planning and managing aircraft sales campaigns, and planning and managing aircraft acquisition projects.

Hart has strong cross-border experience with import and export transactions to and from Europe, Australia and North America. He joined the firm following six years with Hagerty Jet Group as executive vice president, three years with Welsch Aviation as an associate broker and several years as an entrepreneur where he founded and operated several successful businesses.

He holds a bachelor of science in business administration, with a major in marketing from NYIT, in Old Westbury, New York. He works from Mente Group's headquarters in Frisco, Texas.

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