KANSAS CITY, Mo., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ty Carter, an experienced aviation risk management executive and pilot has joined the Lockton Global Aviation Group in the insurance broker's Kansas City office as Producer. Carter will be responsible for advising clients on risk management, insurance, and developing new business opportunities.
"Ty Carter adds depth to our experienced aviation team and will provide our clients with terrific insights and risk management advice," said Ron Lockton, President of Lockton's Kansas City property and casualty operations. "He understands the insurance and business issues that aircraft owners, corporate flight departments, fixed based operators, and original equipment manufacturers in aviation face."
Carter joins Lockton from Lance Toland Associates where he advised aviation clients on aviation insurance and risk management for seven years. He also has been active in the Pilatus Owners and Pilots Association (POPA) as a board advisor, board chairman, and board member for the past decade.
Carter is an active pilot for more than 20 years, specializing in Pilatus aircraft. He earned the Pilot of the Year award from Angel Flight Central in 1999 for flying people in need with medical issues more than 300,000 miles. The American Red Cross recognized him in 2001 for his assistance as a pilot after the 9/11 attack. He is also a volunteer with Junior Achievement. He attended Kansas State University and participated in the University of Kansas and Washburn University Executive MBA program.
Lockton's Kansas City office is located at 444 W. 47th Street, Suite 900, Kansas City, Mo. Ty Carter can be reached via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 816-960-9541.
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