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New Board Will Help Lead National Aircraft Resale Association in 2013

By Brad Harris, President and CEO of Dallas Jet International, LP

During the National Aircraft Resale Association’s Annual Meeting this October, I was formally elected  Chairman of NARA’s Board of Directors. Like many of the Board members, I have held previous terms on the Board of Directors and I am excited to begin working alongside the other Board members to continue to build on the recent successes of the Association.

NARA’s members have banded together over the last several years and worked very hard to provide clients with the best possible solutions to their aircraft acquisition, selling and ownership needs. NARA members are the best in their fields and are committed to the highest ethical standards in the industry. They also have the industry’s foremost collection of aircraft transaction and operation expertise. Simply put, membership in NARA adds more value to a member company’s client because they have access to this collective knowledge and industry network.

The NARA Board plans to continue strengthening NARA’s branding and promotion during the next year, along with promoting growth of the Association by adding high-quality members and encouraging members to work with each other for the benefit of their clients. We also plan to continue to make content and speakers at our meetings even better while managing the Association’s budget responsibly,  spending only when necessary to promote, grow and strengthen our organization.

Members elected to serve on NARA’s 2013 Board of Directors are:

Chairman:                                   Brad Harris, Dallas Jet International, LP

Treasurer:                                   Nick Schneider, Global Wings, LLC

Secretary:                                   Jay Gantt, Gantt Aviation

Board Members:                        Ben Murray, General Aviation Services

                                                      Paul Kirby, Cerretani Aviation, LLC

                                                      Louis Seno, Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI)

                                                      Tracey L. Cheek, Aircraft Title Insurance Agency

Members to serve on the organization’s Associate Member Advisory Council were also elected at the Annual Meeting.  Associate Members elected to serve for 2013 are:

Chairman:                                 Louis Seno, Jet Support Services, Inc. (JSSI)

1st Vice Chairman:                    Tracey L. Cheek, Aircraft Title Insurance Agency

2nd Vice Chairman:                   Anthony Kioussis, Asset Insight, Inc.

Secretary:                                  Wayne Starling, PNC Aviation Finance

We all look forward to our 2013 terms and to continuing to make NARA a valuable asset for all member businesses.


Posted on: November 27, 2012