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CEO and Founder of Jet Senters Aviation

Lisa Senters-McDermott

Lisa Senters-McDermott, private aviation expert, is the CEO and founder of Jet Senters Aviation, JSA. With more than 25 years’ experience in the aviation industry, Lisa’s journey took off over two decades ago when she was instrumental in launching a charter brokerage firm in New York.

Known as the go-to resource in private aviation, Senters believes in the personal service side of flying. Her clients benefit from her knowledge and relationships built over decades of working in the industry.

Senters is relied on as a trusted advisor to CEO’s, entrepreneurs, celebrities and fortune 100 companies. Her clients depend on her advice and honesty in deals ranging from buying as well as managing entire aircraft Perhaps the greatest contributor to her success is her belief that client relationships are at the forefront of everything she does, and she values the relationship above all else.

Lisa spent a decade in the corporate world as Senior Vice-President of Sales with NetJets/Marquis Jet. During her time there she was a national leader selling both the Marquis Jet Card and NetJets fractional aircraft ownership for over a decade. Senters played an instrumental role in helping to grow Marquis Jet from a start-up to a global industry leader.

Frequently quoted as one of the country’s leading experts in aviation, and Senters has shared her insight and expertise on the private aviation landscape in various forums such as the Harvard Business School Alumni Group, and various speaking opportunities around the globe.

Lisa, a serial entrepreneur who has pursued a variety of interests and careers, including co-founding myCFOplan and founding the global Girls of Aviation Team (GOAT), and has demonstrated the resilience to survive in pursuit of numerous entrepreneurial endeavors. 

Lisa was a featured speaker a the TEDx conference in Yellowstone in 2022. She has been recognized as a JDRF Honoree for her support of type 1 diabetes research, has served as a visionary core church planter for Gulf Coast Community Church in Naples, Florida, has written and sold a show to HBO, and has been named one of the 15 inspirational women of Buckhead.