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FOUR CORNERS AVIATION

The days of–and the need for–owning and maintaining your own private aircraft are gone. Four Corners Aviation is revolutionizing corporate air travel to provide you with the very best in service, convenience, and flexibility with the most efficient value for your shareholders

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A NEW WAY TO FLY

Four Corners Aviation has created an unprecedented suite of services, allowing business jet users to experience all the freedom, flexibility, and convenience of whole ownership, without all the headaches, responsibilities, and expense.

Nobody flies on a private jet simply to be on a private jet. They go to reach their varied destinations conveniently, flexibly, and hassle-free. Four Corners Aviation offers the most comprehensive suite of solutions in business aviation today.

  • Corporate jet as a service
  • Jet Card solutions
  • Aircraft management
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TIERED DELIVERY OPTIONS

Through detailed client understanding, industry expertise, and the pursuit of simplification, we deliver streamlined aviation experiences that reduce risk while protecting capital. Four Corners Aviation is different: We are flexible, creative, responsive, and nimble.

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WE REVOLUTIONIZED CORPORATE JET TRAVEL

Through our revolutionary and flexible model, Four Corners Aviation has streamlined all aspects of corporate air travel so that our core competency is your simplified solution. We manage the  operational hassle so that you can focus your attention on your core competency and deliver increased value for your shareholders.

COMPANY VALUES

About Us Values

Teamwork – Stewardship – Community – Excellence – Abundance – Customer Obsession

The best teams do not have people with similar skills – they combine the diverse talents and backgrounds of individuals and appreciate the gifts that each one contributes.  We all are sharpened and improved by the interactions and examples of our peers.

Stewardship is the embodiment of responsible planning and management of resources. Our clients hire us to be good stewards of their resources, the most valuable of those being time.

Relationships matter. We might be able to accomplish some of our goals by ourselves, but we certainly don’t need to go it alone, nor should we want to. We can achieve a lot more by involving others in our endeavors.

The pursuit of excellence is a habit, the pursuit of a lifetime; a commitment that must be continually renewed. Excellence is not Perfection, and we will work hard not to confuse the two.

Our goal is for our clients, our employees, and our families to experience the overflowing fullness of a life well lived. This abundance mentality drives the way we think; and the way we think determines how we live & work.

Customer Obsession means falling in love with what matters most for our customers. It’s all about delivering unrivaled benefits and doing things that customers would never expect. It’s about creating raving fans that elevate our brand to new heights.

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LEADERSHIP TEAM

Cameron Gowans
Cameron Gowans

President and CCO

Cameron Gowans has over 30 years buying, selling and operating business jets for large corporations and high net worth individuals based in North America and operating around the globe. Most recently, he was President of Jet Linx Chicago, opening the new base for the company. Prior he served as the Vice President of Sales and Marketing at JetSuite. Previously, Mr. Gowans was the Vice President, Sales at Embraer Executive Jets. Prior, he was the Chief Marketing Officer at Flight Options, one of the largest private jet services company offering a fractional jet and membership program then owned by Raytheon Company. He also worked at Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Gulfstream Aerospace, Bombardier Aerospace and the Cessna Citation program in management, sales and marketing from 1991 to 2004.

Brian Proctor
Brian Proctor

CEO

BRIAN PROCTOR

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Brian Proctor is the founder, President, and CEO of Mente Group, LLC. He founded Mente in 2009.

Brian has been serving private aviation clients for over 19 years. Having been involved in over $8 billion in aircraft transactions and over $7 billion in aviation business planning, Brian’s experience is sought by corporations and individuals, worldwide.

After serving for six years in the US Army as an infantry Ranger and intelligence officer, Brian left the military to pursue a career in the private sector. After working at Transamerica Corporation, Mr. Proctor served as consultant, COO and President of the world’s second largest consultancy and broker/dealer.

Brian serves on boards for: International Aircraft Dealers Association (IADA), Jet Aviation Advisory Board, and formerly, the Frontiers of Flight Museum in Dallas. He also previously served as President of IADA. He holds a BA degree in International Studies in Politics and Diplomacy from the University of Richmond and an MBA from Southern Methodist University.

Jamie Buff

COO

Jamie’s aviation career started 25 years ago in the USAF as a B-52H Bomber Dedicated Crew Chief. After military service, he joined the Cessna Aircraft Company as an Airframe & Powerplant Technician. From there, he moved into the corporate flight operations world, joining Wachovia Bank Flight Operations in Charlotte, NC.

Jamie has had the opportunity to support maintenance and flight operations for various Fortune 100 companies. At Proctor & Gamble, he had traveled the world as a Flight Technician supporting the company’s global operations. At Nike Flight Operations he was the Lead Aircraft Maintenance Technician. At the Coca-Cola Company he supported the flight department as the Aircraft Program Manager. Most recently, he was the Director of Aviation Maintenance for AMB Group.

Jamie holds a FAA Airframe & Powerplant with Inspection Authorization License and is a certified Safety Management System Auditor.

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Diana Schneider

Vice President, Client Services

Diana Schneider
Vice President
Client Services

Diana joined the organization now known as Four Corners Aviation in 2019. She began her career in aviation as an accountant / controller in 2007, and acquired her unique understanding of the industry through the changing needs of operators with which she was affiliated. This allowed her to learn many different aspects of aviation.

Diana possesses extensive financial, managerial and organizational experience in a variety of other industries as well. She gained valuable knowledge as part of a start-up and consulted for organizations that were in the process of restructuring. She holds a bachelor’s, as well as a post-graduate certificate, from Montclair State University.

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Ray Bennett

Vice President, Sales

Ray Bennett
Vice President
Sales

Ray brings 30 years of aviation sales experience to Four Corners Aviation. He has been in sales and sales management roles for avionics, fractional aircraft, aircraft manufacturers, aircraft parts distribution, and aircraft management organizations.

Ray grew up in an aviation-based family in Omaha, Neb., and is a graduate of Nebraska Wesleyan University. He is a multi-engine commercial pilot and certified drone pilot.

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Mike Jefcoat

Vice President, Operations

Mike Jefcoat
Vice President
Operations

Mike has been in aviation for over 25 years. He began his professional career as a pilot for Delta Connection, flying both domestic and international routes. During his 18 years as an airline pilot, Jefcoat amassed more than 11,000 flight hours, the majority as a captain on Bombardier’s series of regional jets.

In addition to his time in the cockpit, he served as a consultant with ATP Flight School to assist and implement an industry leading jet transition course for aspiring professional pilots. He also spent several years as a volunteer in aviation security with the Air Line Pilots Association at local and national levels. In 2017, Jefcoat made the transition to business aviation as the chief pilot for FlightWorks, Inc., where he rose to director of operations.

He also served as an FAA approved check airman on the Hawker 800 and Challenger 300 series of aircraft. In his time with FlightWorks, he was awarded a business aviation leadership scholarship through Georgia State University and the Georgia Business Aviation Association. He graduated cum laude from Utah Valley University, with a bachelor’s in aviation science.

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Phil Leone

Vice President, Safety & Security

Phil Leone
Vice President
Safety and Security

Phil brings 27 years of aviation experience to Four Corners Aviation. He served 26 years in the New York Air National Guard as an aircraft commander, instructor and evaluator in the C-5A Galaxy, as well as an aircraft commander in the C-17 Globemaster, flying missions in theaters throughout the world.

Phil is an Air Force trained safety professional having served as the chief of safety for the 105th Airlift Wing in Newburgh, N.Y., with over a billion dollars of aircraft and 1,200 personnel. He is type rated in the Boeing 757, 767 and serves as a 777 first officer for a major 121 carrier. He is a general aviation enthusiast who has logged hundreds of hours flying cross country with his family in a Mooney 231 and an Aerostar 600A.