NBAA Mentoring Network

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Young Professionals in Business Aviation (YoPro)

“Empowering business aviation leaders by building relationships"

In 2018, NBAA will be launching a national mentoring network that will match qualified industry veterans with mentees pursuing business aviation careers, with the aim of fostering a collaborative environment for professional growth. Participants will be matched based on location, industry objectives and other factors to provide an engaging and fulfilling experience.

NBAA is currently seeking applicants for the first phase of the program. The deadline for the initial application phase is Nov. 10, 2017. Before applying, please read the:

  • Expectations for mentors
      • Expectations for mentees
        • Thanks for your interest in NBAA's mentoring program. We're excited about the opportunty to facilitate valuable professional mentorships all across the country. If you have any questions, please contact us at

          • What Is A YoPro?

            Apply to Be a Mentor

            Apply to be a professional mentor to a young person interested in a business aviation career.

          • Upcoming YoPro Events

            Apply to Be a Mentee

            Apply to be matched with a mentor within the business aviation industry.

          Latest News

          YoPro Programs at NBAA-BACE Help Develop Next Generation of Industry Leaders
          Sept. 14, 2017
          At NBAA-BACE, education and networking sessions are the core events that help develop and retain the young professionals (YoPros) who are business aviation’s future leaders. An education session, "Generation Next: Developing Future Aviation Leaders," is set for Tuesday, Oct. 10, and will focus on mentoring programs, a proven method of developing and sustaining their aviation aspirations. "Either in open or subject-specific networking, the goal is the same," Sierra Grimes, NBAA manager of registration. "an open dialogue between the generations, between established industry experts and the next generation of business aviation leaders." Learn more about YoPro events at NBAA-BACE.