The International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA) has chosen David Monacell as chairman of the board and Zipporah Marmor as vice chair and both will serve in those positions for a year. Monacell replaces outgoing chairman Joe Carfagna Jr, president and CEO of Leading Edge, who becomes chairman emeritus.
“The IADA board of directors is delighted that David Monacell and Zipporah Marmor have accepted these important leadership positions for the upcoming year,” says IADA executive director Wayne Starling. “And I am personally honoured that they and the other board members have agreed to their added responsibilities to guide the organisation going forward.”
Monacell is a partner in CFSJets, a broker located in Charlotte, North Carolina with locations across the US south. He has over 20 years of private aviation sales experience. Throughout his career he has held senior sales positions with both manufacturers and dealers.
Marmor is vice president of aircraft transactions at ACASS, headquartered in Montreal, Canada with representatives in Europe, Asia, India, the Middle East and Africa. She also has more than 20 years of global business aviation experience spanning sales, management and marketing and is part of the ACASS' international sales team.
Rounding out the IADA officers are board secretary Toby Smith, vice president of JB&A Aviation, and treasurer Phil Winters, vice president of aircraft sales and charter management for Western Aircraft. In addition, serving as board members at large are Peter Antonenko, chief operating officer of Jetcraft, Chris Ellis, managing partner of Avpro, and Brad Harris, founder and CEO of Dallas Jet International.