WEST CHICAGO, Ill. -- NationAir Aviation Insurance has promoted Jenny Estes to sales manager of its Light Aircraft Branch, NationAir President Jeffrey Bauer announced.
Estes previously served as Van's Program Manager for NationAir's successful Van's RV aircraft program. Part of NationAir's Light Aircraft office in Chesterfield, Mo., since 2000, she joined the company as an account processor, progressing to account executive and then program manager.
"Jenny has been responsible for the growth of our Van's RV program, easily the most successful specialty program in the history of our company," Bauer said. "She will inject the same passion and knowledge into the management of our Light Aircraft Branch."
Like many NationAir professionals, Estes grew up with general aviation, watching and learning as her father built several kit planes. She is a resident of O'Fallon, Mo., and active with several national and regional aviation groups, including AOPA, EAA, and the Cirrus Owners and Pilots Association.
NationAir, www.nationair.com, combines the influence of a national brokerage with the personal relationships of a local broker. Founded in 1978, it is one of the country's oldest and largest aviation insurance brokers. NationAir is headquartered in suburban Chicago and fields representatives in nine locations across the country, with clients in all 50 states and 30 countries. NationAir works with all major underwriters and has pioneered specialized programs to help the general aviation community operate safely.