Mente Group has promoted Ken Hart as vice president andamp; group lead, Transactions. He joined the company in 2020."Ken will continue to provide excellent transactions and market support as well as now lead the Mente transaction team in further developing processes in the pursuit of excellence," said Brian Proctor, Mente Group president and CEO. "As we expand our platform, providing new and innovative services following recapitalization, we will look to Ken Hart's experience and tenacity to refine our transaction processes for our clients," Proctor added.Hart joined Mente Group responsible for managing aircraft acquisition and disposition transaction activities for the company's Gulfstream and turboprop clients. His areas of transaction expertise include -- aircraft market research and value analysis, planning and managing aircraft sales campaigns, and planning and managing aircraft acquisition projects.Hart possesses strong cross-border experience with import and export transactions to and from Europe, Australia and North America. He joined the firm following six years with Hagerty Jet Group as executive vice president, three years with Welsch Aviation as an associate broker and several years as an entrepreneur where he founded and operated several successful businesses.He holds a bachelor of science in business administration, with a major in marketing from NYIT, in Old Westbury, New York. He works from Mente Group's headquarters in Frisco, Texas.