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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
James has 20 years of Aviation experience with the majority of the years in the Aircraft Sales & 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 Citation Jet line which gives him an added edge over the competition. James is known for using the slogan,
"MAKE IT HAPPEN."
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.
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.
Kevin Inman has a strong financial and business background coupled with a passion for aviation. Kevin has the experience and knowledge to handle the most complex transactions, trade arrangements and transactions involving finance. Having worked for the largest financial institutions in the country, Kevin understands the importance of finding the right value for every client in every transaction.
Pete Conrad has been around Aviation his entire life and has been in the Aviation Business for the past 30 years. He is the oldest son of Astronaut Captain Charles (Pete) Conrad, the 3rd man to walk on the moon when he was chosen to command Apollo 12. As a boy, Pete would be his Father’s copilot practicing lift offs and re-entries into the Earth’s atmosphere. At age 16, Pete received his pilot’s license and later went to high school at Texas Military Institute in San Antonio, Texas and then the University of Texas. Pete acquired his Single/Multi-engine commercial, instrument ratings at Flight Safety Academy in Vero Beach, Florida. After flying corporate for some time, he went to work for Sierra Industries based in Uvalde, Texas and spent 28 years flying, working on aircraft, and selling maintenance and modifications. Pete has a vast knowledge for all aspects of Aviation and can certainly exceed your expectations in any of your Aircraft sales or purchases.
Trisha has been in sales for her entire working career. Starting with her father’s company, she went on to set up and oversee three different companies in Florida.
She uses her strong business ethics and hard work to create successful deals. Trisha is a graduate of a Florida University and has the necessary knowledge and experience to complete complicated and sizable transactions. She is a native of Florida and has multiple family members in the Aviation Industry. Her professional outlook and approach to Aircraft Sales always leads to positive results and repeat clients.
Alexandra Hedrich was born and raised in Ecuador before moving to the US eleven years ago. With no prior English speaking background, she became fluent in English and attended college in New York where she received her degree in Associates of Arts. Now she is currently working on her Bachelor’s Degree in Science at the State College of Florida. Alex has had several years of experience as a Secretary and Executive Assistant in New York and in Florida. She enjoys Aviation and the daily excitement and challenges it brings
Dave is a Sarasota, FL native with over 15 years of Sales experience and 8 years of Sales Management experience. He went on to own and run his own successful business for over 6 years. An avid tennis player for many years, he knows how to compete and win. Dave enjoys finding the right Aircraft to meet each client’s specific needs and through his experience and skill is able to successfully close any aircraft transaction.
Edwin was born in Colombia and is fluent in English and Spanish. He has been in Aviation for 20 years and Aircraft Sales for 15 of those years. Edwin has experience in a wide range of Aircraft make and model and a variety of transaction. Currently based in Texas, Edwin is ready to successfully complete any of your Aircraft sales or acquisitions.
Over 100 years in combined Aviation & Sales experience
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.
Originally growing up in New York, Jack was an avid athlete and competitor. He received multiple professional baseball offers after his senior year of High School and went on to play professionally as a pitcher. Jack went on to complete his BA in Finance and moved into the professional business realm. Jack oversaw an industry leading Fortune 500 company’s sales team that was tasked with only dealing with high net worth clients. While bringing a modern approach to negotiations, Jack has developed a strong passion for dealing with large transactions and getting the right deal accomplished for all parties involved. Jack enjoys skydiving, traveling and as much of an adventure as possible in his spare time. He brings an enthusiastic and relentless approach to life and the tasks at hand!
Michael grew up around Aviation in Sarasota, Florida. He obtained his Business Management degree from the University of South Florida and later moved to Pittsburgh for Air Traffic Control School. Michael has been in sales for many years and thoroughly enjoys the challenge, benefits and long-lasting relationships made with clients and colleagues. He has his private pilot rating and is currently working on his multi-engine and instrument ratings. Michael’s knowledge of Aviation and the many different aspects of the industry is a great asset to IAMS.