Aircraft Sales & Acquisitions
The Team


James Perkins

James has Aviation experience ranging from overseeing Private Airports and Aviation Sales Companies to Aircraft Management. He is a skilled negotiator with the Federal Government, Airlines, Large Fractional Charter Operations, and Corporate Aircraft Owners & Operators. James has a broad knowledge of Aviation Regulation, Aviation Law and International Aviation Sales & Acquisitions. As President of IAMI, he always has the client’s interest as his number one priority. Taking an active role in every acquisition and marketing program from Jets to Turbine Helicopters, James designs the best plan to execute each transaction efficiently and smoothly. He remains available seven days a week for new and repeat business and provides proficiency in all Aircraft Transactions. James obtained his Pilot’s License when he turned 18 and has continued his desire for flying and completing Aircraft Acquisitions for many returning customers to IAMI.


 Celia Perkins

As an accomplished sales person, 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 IAMI 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
Cessna Sales Manager

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 at 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 IAMI and will be able to successfully assist you with all of your Aircraft sales and purchases.

Dave Gillum
Senior Sales Agent

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.


Kevin Inman
Senior Sales Agent

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.

Trisha Perkins
Executive Sales Agent

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 Matamoros
Executive Sales Agent

Alexandra Matamoros 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.

Dan Rooks
Executive Sales Agent

Dan Rooks is originally from Grand Rapids Michigan where he graduated from Grand Valley State University with his degree in Business Marketing with sales emphasis. He is passionate about spending time outdoors and exploring new destinations and cultures all around the world. Dan has many years of sales experience in multiple industries including owning and operating a successful business, real estate development, and the automotive industry. He understands the value in creating the industry’s leading customer experience and always paying attention to detail.

Pete Conrad
Senior Sales Agent

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.

Robert Morin
Executive Sales Agent

Robert Morin is originally from Boston and has lived all over the world. He attended the University of Rhode Island and spent 2 years going to school in London and Bath. Robert has a diverse and extensive professional background. With years of sales experience in Aircraft Sales and Real Estate, Robert has become a highly skilled negotiator. Robert also has a background in Legal Investigations and Market Research, which he employs to find the perfect Aircraft for each of his client’s wants and needs.

Zack McNally
Executive Sales Agent

Zack is from Madison, Wisconsin where his love for Aviation was cultivated through flying in various Aircraft out of private farm airstrip. After several years in business he made the transition to Sarasota, opened a new company and found immediate success working on national marketing campaigns for Fortune 500 companies.  Zack is a driven Sales Agent prepared to go above and beyond in creating a world-class experience for every client.


(941) 355-5353
North Tamiami Trail 8191, Sarasota, Florida, 34243, United States
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