Podcast: The Importance of Diversifying Your Network

Sept. 13, 2021

As business aviation companies embrace efforts to be more open and inclusive, have you considered the benefits of expanding and diversifying your own professional network to include people with different backgrounds and insights? “You have to be able to add value to other people’s lives, and by adding value, you start to understand what interests that other person,” said Kelvin Mensah, co-founder and CEO of PJKev Approved and Approved Jets. “Once you see that, you start to diversify your network because you realize that you can learn so much from other people.”

In this episode of NBAA’s “Flight Plan,” host Rob Finfrock speaks with:

  • Miguel Gallardo, founder and president, MAG Aviation Group and member of NBAA’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Working Group
  • Kelvin Mensah, co-founder and CEO, PJKev Approved and Approved Jets
  • Diamond Santos, head of operations, Approved Jets
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