ABOUT US

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

A New Way to Fly - Four Corners Aviation has created an unprecedented suite of services

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

Brian Proctor
Brian Proctor

CEO

BRIAN PROCTOR

President and CEOHeadquarters

 

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.

Vincent Kavanagh

EVP, Head of Sales

Vincent brings over 17yrs experience to Four Corners Aviation servicing his clients from Ireland, UK, Europe and the US. His relationships with clients and their loyalty have proven a grown success from Fractional Sales, Long Term Program Solutions and repeat JetCard clients.

Prior to the world of General Aviation, Vincent spent 12yrs in motorsport including test riding motorcycles to World Rally Car and Aston Martin Racing Car Sales and Management globally.

Don Hitch
Don Hitch

Vice President, Operations

Don has contributed to the business and general aviation industry for 43 years. He has been engaged with flight operations, management, and leadership functions at various levels. During his career Don has exhibited a desire to succeed through hard work, attention to detail and establishing a positive work environment.

As a pilot he has logged almost 8,000 hours and is ATP type rated in the Boeing 767/757, the Global Express, Gulfstream V, III, and the II. He has held leadership positions operating under FAR part 135, 125 and 91. Additional responsibilities have included assisting in the development of a flight operation for a WWII war bird collection.

Don has given back to the business aviation community through various organizations. This includes mentoring high school students and assisting with various professional aviation organizations. He has served as a Board Member and Treasurer for the PNBAA (Pacific Northwest Business Aviation Association), served on the NBAA Business Aviation Managers Committee (BAMC) and contributed to the success of the Local and Regional Group Committee as committee chair.

Kevin Voss
Kevin Voss

Vice President, Client Services

Kevin has over 30 years of aviation experience and started his aviation career as a Line Service Technician with Browning Aerial Services FBO in Austin, TX. When the FBO was purchased by Page Avjet, he continued his aviation career at the Page Avjet aircraft modification Center in Orlando, FL where he designed interiors on Boeing 727, Boeing 747SP, Boeing 757 and MD-80s for Heads of State and VIP Clients. His interior design experience continued with TIMCO, KC Aviation and Gulfstream Aerospace working with VVIP clients to complete interiors on Boeing Business Jets, Challengers and Gulfstreams. He gained extensive business development, management, and Client Service experience while owning his own business.

Kevin is Certified and Trained by Forbes Travel Guide and Hospitality. He has been instrumental in building the Insight Program and assisting Clients with their travel requirements at Four Corners Aviation since 2021.

Marla-McGatlin
Marla McGatlin

EVP, Business Services Management

Marla’s passion for high quality, team centric service delivery through integrity, aptitude and empowerment has led to 25 years of providing World-Class service products to the aviation industry. Spending most of her career at some of the nation’s largest aircraft management companies, Marla has experience scaling growth from regional operations into national and international markets while building a solid foundation to maintain personalized service, localized attention, and long-term loyal relationships. Instilling a philosophy of positive culture, collaboration, and expertise has led to a high degree of client and employee loyalty based on value and trust.

Marla holds a master’s degree in aviation from Arizona State University and has studied professional and life coaching. She has been instrumental in launching several start-up organizations.

Ryan O’Kuhn

Vice President, Sales

Ryan has nearly 20 years of aviation experience and started his career with one of the original Private Aviation JetCard Companies.  He also worked for two of the largest Private Jet Charter companies in the world, holding top management positions.  Ryan has worked with and supported some of the largest Public and Private organizations.  Prior to working in the Aviation space, Ryan worked in the Swiss Watch and Payroll industries.