Mente Group has promoted 46-year aviation veteran Jim Lewis to Senior Managing Director.
His experience ranges from early days as a freight and charter pilot and regional airline captain, to chief pilot, flight department manager, sales demonstration pilot, sales manager, director, and vice president.
Before joining Mente Group in 2016, Lewis’ sales and marketing tenure included successful careers at leading OEMs, with more than $2.5 billion in aircraft transactions.
He spent 16 years serving as the U.S. West Coast director for Galaxy/Gulfstream, and two and a half years at Embraer.
“Jim Lewis has expanded the brand of Mente Group in the western United States, Canada and the Pacific region and has proven himself as a valuable contributor to Mente and our clients,” said Brian Proctor, president and CEO of Mente Group.
“Our entire team congratulates Jim Lewis on this promotion and we welcome his continuing contributions to our clients’ successes.”
In addition to his role as Mente Group’s overall senior managing director, he will continue to serve clients in 12 western states, western Canada, and the Pacific region from his base in Portland, Ore.