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ABOUT US

INTERNATIONAL AIRCRAFT
MARKETING & SALES

is a diversified and worldwide Aircraft Brokerage and Acquisition Firm placing an emphasis on developing and sustaining long-term client relationships. Our years of experience in all facets of the Aviation Industry, provide our clients with the necessary information to stay ahead of market curves and trends. Our strong presence in the Industry and positive relationships with various Industry professionals, allows us to provide outstanding service to buyers and sellers alike. We look forward to assisting you with all of your Aircraft needs.

The faces of the World’s most successful Aircraft Brokerage Firm

Meet The Team

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James Perkins

James has 20 years of Aviation experience with the majority of the years in the Aircraft Sales, Finance and Leasing sector. James has overseen 1000 Aircraft transactions occurring  all over the Globe. He is a skilled negotiator and has conducted sales with Airlines, Charter Companies, Air Ambulance Operators, Freight Companies, and a host of Fortune 500 and 100 Companies. James is a type rated Pilot in the Phenom 100, Phenom 300, Citation 500, 525S and 650 Jet models which gives him an added edge over the competition. James also oversees an Aircraft Finance Company that provides capital for the purchase of Corporate Aircraft throughout the United States.

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Celia Perkins

As an accomplished salesperson, Celia is the expert in International Sales. She graduated from Florida State University with a Bachelors of Science in Multinational Business Operations and Marketing. Celia is fluent in Italian, Spanish and English. Her ability to relate effectively to our international clients provides IAMS with the unique ability to have a strong presence in South America and Europe. She has extensive international travel and business experience which provides her with the ability to negotiate and expedite transactions with ease. Her attention to detail and efficiency in completing transactions will exceed your expectations.

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Brian Bartunek

Brian has been in private aviation since 2011, where he worked with the largest fractional ownership companies in the industry and OEM maintenance facilities. He has a very keen eye for detail which is coupled with a finance background. Never running short on energy or motivation, he is always moving in a positive direction. With direct experience in the product lines from Learjet, Hawker Beechjet, Citation, Embraer, Gulfstream, Bombardier, and Dassault Falcon, he has a well-rounded ability to stay current in today’s market and the latest demand trends in the industry. As an avid travel enthusiast and adrenaline seeker, he retains a worldly approach to his dealings and interactions.

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Tom Lelyo

Originally from Pennsylvania, where he attained his Master's Degree, Tom was inspired by aviation very early in life and began taking his first flight lessons in high school. He is always positive, meticulous, and energetic. As a former youth minister, Tom has strong core values and builds strong client relationships based on trust and understanding. He knows the value of listening to people and is able to effectively handle each client's individual needs. Always on the move, Tom enjoys playing music, soccer, and spending time with his wife and 5 children. 

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Jordan Purnell 

EXECUTIVE SALES AGENT
231-578-3942
Jordan@intlams.com

Jordan Purnell was born and raised in Muskegon, Michigan, and was a dual-enrolled student for Lansing Community College and Michigan State University, where he studied Computer Graphics Animation and Telecommunication. He made the transition to Florida in the summer of 2014 following new and exciting opportunities. Jordan loves to fly and would travel often around the US as a sales manager. He would meet regularly with business owners to facilitate increasing company sales, set sales goals, and maintain a positive sales environment. Jordan is an adrenaline seeker and enjoys motorcycles and jet aircraft. He has a competitive nature and failure does not scare him, it fuels him. Jordan has the skillful ability to hear the issue and resolve the problem for his clients. His favorite quote is, "You don't Grind, You don't Shine!" Jordan is a go-getter and will exceed your aircraft transaction expectations.

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Ryan Bowne

Tampa, Florida born and raised, Ryan is an avid sports fan, and especially loves to watch and play hockey, Go Bolts! He is competitive, driven, and adventurous in all aspects of life. He is continuously raising the bar. A true experienced salesman that puts the client's needs first and will go the extra mile. He has a creative sales approach, is not afraid to step outside of his comfort zone, and does the hard things that lead to success. Graduating Magna Cum Laude from the University of South Florida, Ryan sets goals and puts forth the effort to accomplish them. 

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Ian Murphy 

Alexandra Hedrich

Chuck Wright 

EXECUTIVE SALES AGENT
941-780-6024

Alexandra@intlams.com

EXECUTIVE SALES AGENT
734-552-1492
Chuck@intlams.com

Ian Murphy is originally from Virginia and has a degree in Marketing. An avid pilot for over 20 years, he is familiar and well versed in all types of Aircraft. Ian is a sales and marketing professional with over 30 years of sales experience. He founded and managed his own successful business for over 20 years before he became a part of the Cessna Sales Team dealer network. Ian served as a Cessna new single-engine aircraft sales representative for 11 years, working with the largest new single-engine Cessna dealer in the world. He also worked as a liaison for the Cessna Pilot Center program facilitating partnership and lasting relationships between the flight training industry and the manufacturer. Ian brings his years of expertise in the Aviation Industry to IAMS and will be able to successfully assist you with all of your Aircraft sales and purchases.

Alexandra Hedrich was born and raised in Ecuador before moving to the US in 2002. With no prior English speaking background, she became fluent in English and attended college in New York where she received her Associates Degree. Alex has had several years of experience as a Personal and Executive Assistant in New York and in Florida. Alex's face is the first you see when you come to our Sarasota offices. Alex loves spending time with her two kids Leigton & Noah. She enjoys Aviation and the daily excitement and challenges it brings. As a Sales Agent she uses her skills to assist Buyers in quick Market analysis and updates for a smooth transaction. 

There is no dead air or dull moment with Chuck. From the moment you speak with him, you know he is not here to waste time. He has the energy, motivation, and discipline of five people. He thrives on knowing the technical information, analyzing data points and making evaluations of every aircraft he deals with. As an avid athlete and thrill seeker, Chuck is always ready to strap a paramotor on his back, a board on his feet, or get into anything that presents a physical or mental challenge to conquer. It is difficult to find a more driven and competitive individual, who sets goals out of reach, so he is always driving for improvement. He is a man of faith, resilience, and hard work.

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Heath Owens 

EXECUTIVE SALES AGENT 
270-635-1254
Heath@intlams.com

After serving 11 years as a Police Officer and Deputy Sheriff in Kentucky, Heath decided to pursue his passion for aviation. When he’s not flying around his 172, you’ll find him out on the lake. He has a very technical approach to aircraft and although he deals with many fixed wing airframes, his specialty is helicopters. Whether it is for commercial use in spraying, or to get from the farm to the jet, Heath will run the info to make sure he finds the right rotary wing aircraft to fit the mission.

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Daniel Graham 

EXECUTIVE SALES AGENT 
205-213-5912 
Daniel@intlams.com

Born in Birmingham and raised on the lakes of Alabama, Daniel always had a love for the wakeboarding, boating, motocross, and anything that gets the adrenaline pumping. After moving to Florida, he cut his teeth in marine sales before turning to the skies, where he used his drive and technical experience to take on aviation. Whether you are talking to him about performance specs, or model comparisons, he is a keen listener and always looking for the right fit for the mission. Fueled by the challenge, Daniel is eager to achieve the best client satisfaction and put the right aircraft with the right buyer.

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Haley Perkins 

DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT
941-961-4245 
Haley@intlams.com

Haley is a Sarasota, Florida native with a lifelong love for Aviation.  She created a presence in the real estate industry and has continued to marry her love for business and travel with Aviation.  Haley has traveled all over the US, Bahamas, Latin America, and Europe and her extensive travel experience allows her to connect with clients with various backgrounds.  She strives to meet customer needs with great success and promotes top tier customer service.  Haley is driven, competitive, and spontaneous in all aspects of life and her ability to problem solve will exceed each client’s expectations.

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Andres Monroy

EXECUTIVE SALES AGENT 
941-223-4761 
Andres@intlams.com

Andres is a Sarasota, Florida native and a first generation American.  With his Colombian background, Andres is fluent in English and Spanish and can effectively communicate and relate with international clients.   Andres holds a Bachelor of Science in Marketing from the Muma College of Business - University of South Florida.  His interpersonal skills paired with his extensive marketing experience, allows Andres to be able to clearly understand a client’s needs and then deliver on those needs.  He has a lifelong passion for creating music and curating creative experiences, while enlightening those around him with new ideas.  Andres brings innovative ideas to the marketing and successful sale of each of his client’s Aircraft.  Private aviation has always been around Andres and the true interest he has in it keeps his motivation and ambitions clear and focused.

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Carol Perkins 

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT 
Carol@intlams.com

Carol Perkins is originally from New Hampshire but moved  to sunny Sarasota to raise her children. She retired after 32 years with the Sarasota County School system  where she was an  Executive Assistant and Secretary to the Principal. Carol’s punctuality, dedication, and attention to detail is a great asset to the IAMS team. As the first point of contact at IAMS she warmly greets all visitors and clients.  In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her children, grandchildren, and traveling.