Duncan Aviation has announced that Leah Lenardic Alexander, a member of the company’s Aircraft Sales and Acquisitions team, recently earned recognition as a Certified Aircraft Sales Broker from the International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA).
“IADA is pleased to welcome Duncan Aviation’s Leah Alexander into the prestigious ranks of IADA-certified aircraft brokers,” said IADA Executive Director Wayne Starling.
“Her exceptional background, reputation and mastering IADA’s rigorous independent evaluation process bestow her with industry recognition as a highly skilled broker at the top of her profession.”
IADA Certified Brokers have to pass a rigorous test and are verified by an independent firm.
In addition, Accredited Dealers must engage in continuing education to pass a recertification processes, ensuring that IADA dealers possess relevant industry knowledge and maintain their adherence to the IADA code of ethics.
Within the 48 IADA Accredited Dealers, there are currently 120 IADA Certified Brokers.
“In achieving IADA brokerage certification, I offer our clients not only decades of industry experience, but also assurance in the breadth and depth of knowledge required to guide each step of their aircraft sale or acquisition,” says Alexander.
“The IADA standard aligns with Duncan Aviation’s commitment to the highest levels of service and integrity, strengthening our clients’ trust that we will deliver the best experience possible throughout each aircraft transaction.”
Duncan Aviation also recently named Rick Conner a Technical Representative (Tech Rep) working directly with aircraft operators who call with technical or troubleshooting questions about their radar units and systems.
For more than 38 years, Conner has had daily, hands-on experience as an avionics technician, the last 33 with Duncan Aviation’s Avionics and Instruments repair facility in Lincoln, Neb., as a Technician, Radar Team Leader, and most recently a Customer Account Rep.
“Rick wears many hats,” says Tony Curtis, Assistant Manager of Components Repairs.
“Not only does he possess extensive technical knowledge of radar systems and units, he provides a high level of service and support to our customers.
“He has mentored avionics technicians for years. It is a natural shift for him to continue that support for our customers.”