The General Aviation
Manufacturers Association (GAMA) announced Monday the hiring of
John Provenzano as the group's new Director of Government Affairs.
Provenzano comes to GAMA from the Aerospace Industries Association
(AIA) where he was in charge of advocacy on all civil aviation
issues as a member of the legislative affairs staff.
Prior to AIA, Provenzano was the Operations Director for Senator
Bob Graham, and was also responsible for telecommunications and
appropriations matters. Additionally, he served on the campaign
staff throughout Senator Graham’s bid for presidency in
"John has impressive experience on both Capitol Hill as well as
in the industry," said GAMA President and CEO, Pete Bunce. "His
strong background in both areas will be a real asset to GAMA and
the entire general aviation industry."
A native of Florida, Provenzano holds a Masters degree in Public
Administration as well as a Bachelors degree in Political Science,
both from the University of Florida. In addition to acting as Vice
President of the Florida State Society, he is also President-elect
of the Washington DC Gator Club.
GAMA is an international trade association headquartered in
Washington, DC representing over 50 of the world's leading
manufacturers of general aviation aircraft, engines, avionics and