Meet The Team


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Josh Abelson - Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Abelson is CEO of DFW Aviation. He has over 25 years of aviation aftermarket experience dealing with major & regional airlines, MRO’s, FBO’s, OEM’s, Part 135 & Part 91 operators, leasing companies and other financial institutions where he developed and implemented numerous innovative sales, supply chain and parts supply support programs. His experience encompasses supply chain management, business development and mergers & acquisitions. He has had the opportunity to work with aircraft maintenance, avionics, new part distribution, manufacturing, component repair, used serviceable material and PMA development for companies including Aviall, HEICO and AeroTurbine prior to joining DFW Aviation.

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Mark Napier - V.P. Sales & Marketing

Mark Napier is the Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Red Aviation, LLC.  Mark joined DFW Aviation in December of 2017, bringing almost 10 years of aftermarket supply chain solutions inclusive of executive leadership, M&A, and nose-to-tail aircraft support for some of the largest airlines in the world.

Mark manages all product and strategy for the DFW Aviation portfolio facilitating activity in marketing, P&L, and strategic initiatives inclusive of M&A.  Charged with bringing the complexities of commercial aerospace into the BA/GA market, Mark has designed and implemented numerous solutions for the BA/GA market inclusive of whole asset / component leasing, residual value guarantor, and KPIs to drive utmost performance and customer satisfaction.

Mark Napier graduated from Purdue University in 2009, earning his bachelor’s degree in Retail Management, with a focus on entrepreneurship and persuasive speech.  In 2013, Mark attended The University of Chicago:  Booth School of Business for Executive Sales Management