Welcome to Mente Group, LLC

Mente Group, LLC is headquartered in Dallas, TX and fields a unique team of business and aviation professionals serving Fortune 100 corporations, growth businesses and private individuals.

Mente Group was founded on the philosophy that our clients will get sound aviation representation based on comprehensive strategies that mitigate risk and maximize value.

Clients looking to understand their aviation options, purchase or sell business aircraft or source technical and operational consulting need to look no further. Mente Group has decades of experience partnering with clients from around the globe to bring aviation plans to life.


Our Team

  • David Coppock
    Managing Dir./Cent. & East. U.S.

    Prior to Mente Group, Coppock was Chief Operating Officer (COO) for SmartTray International.

  • Jim Lewis
    Vice President – Sales

    Jim is a 40-year aviation industry leader - 20 years in operations & 20 years in aircraft sales.

  • Jeff Dorrough
    VP Asset Management

    Jeff Dorrough is currently the Vice President, Asset Management with Mente Group in Dallas, Texas.

  • Donald L. Hammer
    Vice President

    Don joins Mente after his prior role as VP, Technical Services for Leading Edge Aviation Solutions.

  • Brian Hammer
    Vice President

    Brian is a VP at Mente Group and has a broad-based background in technical aspects of aviation.

  • Cole White
    Vice President of Strategic Consulting

    Cole White has joined as the Vice President of Strategic Consulting with Mente Group, LLC.

  • Sandy Carter
    Controller

    Sandy has 30+ years of accounting, finance & operations experience, incl. 10+ years in aviation.

  • Mary Belken
    Marketing Manager

    Mary is a Marketing Manager at Mente and has an extensive marketing background in many industries.

  • Vince Restivo
    VP – Program Mgmt.

    Vince comes to Mente with 32+ years in business aviation starting with Gulfstream Aerospace in 1984.

  • Alex Bourquardez
    Director of Market Research

    Alex Bourquardez has proudly joined The Mente Group, LLC as the Director of Market Research.

  • Peter Finseth
    Director of Business Analytics

    Peter Finseth has joined the team as the Director of Business Analytics with Mente Group, LLC. <

  • Christopher M. Broyhill, Ph.D, CAM
    Associate Consultant

    Chris Broyhill is a retired USAF lieutenant colonel and fighter pilot with over 35 years in aviation

  • Scott Johnson
    Chief Strategy & Development Officer

    Scott Johnson has joined as Chief Strategy and Development Officer for The Mente Group, LLC.

  • Tracy Yeager
    Executive Assistant

    Tracy Yeager is the Executive Assistant at Mente Group. She attended Midwestern State University,


  • Our Reach

    Mente Group has partnered with many of the world’s largest corporations, prominent entrepreneurs, growth companies and private individuals to provide unbiased aviation advice and sound transactional and technical services. We’re also very proud to have served these important clients recently.

    Andor Capital
    Bank of Texas
    JPMorgan Chase
    Medical Properties Trust
    Stanley Black & Decker
    BNSF Railway
    Summit Alliance
    Food Lion
    MassMutual Financial Group
    Northpark Management, Inc.
    Quexco, Inc.
    Delhaize Group