A native of the Kansas City area, Account Executive Kelly Harper has had a love of aviation since childhood. After graduating from Kansas State University, he earned his private pilot’s license in 1994.
As a Dallas-based sales executive in the Information Technology industry, Kelly continued to build flight experience and ratings while engaging in ownership of single and multiengine aircraft. In 2003, Kelly made the move into professional aviation by taking a position with Cutter Aviation selling service and avionics installs. Soon after, he relocated to Phoenix for a dealer sales position with Cutter, representing new Beechcraft products for the Southwest.
Kelly joined the Beechcraft factory in 2008 as a Regional Sales Director. During his nearly eight years with Beechcraft, Kelly gained invaluable experience working with multiple aspects of complex OEM transactions for both new and preowned products.
Kelly holds an Airline Transport Rating with over 3,500 hours of flight time and flies regularly.Email Kelly