Our Team

Our staff of aviation professionals understands your passion for flying and we’re here to make sure your airplane purchase is as smooth as your next takeoff.

Mel’s Aviation Experience:

  • He has logged over 20,000 flying hours since becoming a pilot in 1950
  • He is a former Air Force captain
  • The past president of the Massachusetts Aviation Trades Association
  • Former director of The Framingham Trust Company
  • President-emeritus of the oldest aero club in America, The Aero Club of New England


Bob’s Aviation Experience:

  • Bob is a private pilot
  • A Member of the AOPA
  • Past board member of the Marlboro Airport
  • Past President of the National Aircraft Finance Association (NAFA)

Bob’s Passion for Aviation:

“My love of aviation is grounded in my passion for Liberty. In my mind, few things represent the essence of liberty better than our freedom to fly. I have always made it my mission to help as many people as possible realize their dream of flight. Whether it is for personal enjoyment, the furtherance of business or just convenience of travel, aviation is the embodiment of our natural right to be free.”


16 years = Time Spent at Dorr Aviation
1,654 and counting = # of Loans he has closed
Pat is a private pilot
Pat’s favorite part of his job = “Assisting folks with buying their first airplane. Most of the time we provide a lot of assistance and guidance and that makes my job worthwhile. Their excitement carries over to us when they are the proud owner of an aircraft for the first time.”


20 years = Time Spent at Dorr Aviation
What Tara likes best about her job = “It’s very special to be a small part of our client’s plane-buying experience. This airplane purchase could’ve been their dream since they were small and went to their first air show. It’s so rewarding to hear the excitement in their voice when you tell them the loan has gone through and the airplane is all theirs!”


8 years
= Time Spent at Dorr Aviation
What Heidi loves best about her job = “As a Loan Coordinator, my favorite part of my job is assisting our clients in making their dream of purchasing an aircraft a reality. We pride ourselves on our commitment to assist our clients through every step of the closing process and I hope that I can provide our clients with a positive closing experience.”

“This was our third airplane purchase through Dorr, and as always all of you were a real pleasure to work with. Patrick, Tara and Heidi were unfailingly efficient and reliable, and equally important extremely pleasant and considerate.”
Ken E. | Lancair owner