Vice President – Sales
Jon is a Cedar Rapids native who obtained a BA in Communication Studies while attending Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Aside from his studies, he also earned four varsity letters as a relief pitcher/spot starter for the Norse baseball team, serving as co-captain his senior season. Following his college experience, Jonathan spent a year in New Zealand bartending and enjoying the Kiwi lifestyle.
Jonathan enjoys music of all kinds, and is sometimes mistaken for possessing above average talent on the drums and piano. In his free time he enjoys reading, writing, and playing with the family dog Cooper.
Blake attended Kirkwood College on a baseball scholarship from 2002 to 2004. He then attended Mt. Mercy College and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice. Blake has had success in the cellular sales business with AT&T Wireless and came to MidAmerican Aerospace in June of 2007. Blake married Brooke Hoeger during April 2010 and they currently reside in Fairfax with their 2 daughters Elliana and Addelyn. His hobbies and interests include: Iowa Hawkeye football and basketball, the Chicago Cubs and Bears, golf, playing softball and spending time with his wife and daughters.
Jason is a Cedar Rapids native that joined the MidAmerican team in 2011 after obtaining a BA in Administration while attending Pensacola JC and The University of West Florida. Along with his studies, Jason also played four years of collegiate baseball as an outfielder for both institutions. Both teams enjoyed championship seasons in 2004 (PJC Florida State Champs and participated in their first and only Junior College World Series appearance) and in 2007 (West Florida won its first Gulf South Conference title).
Following College, Jason spent the next 4 years coaching baseball (soaking up the sun at the beach) at his alma mater Pensacola Junior College under mentor and hall-of-famer Bill Hamilton.
2011 presented Jason with opportunity to join the MidAmerican team back in his home town.
Jason currently resides in Fairfax, Iowa with future wife Kirsten and two children!
When not working, Jason enjoys spending his time staying active and taking walks with his family and their three little dogs (Little Bear, Daisy, & Sasha).
Joe graduated from Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago with a B.S. in Professional and Technical Communications with a specialization in web communication and minor in business. During his collegiate swimming career Joe won an NJCAA division national championship in the 100-meter backstroke as well as a NAIA national championship for a relay and runner-up for the 100-meter fly stroke.
Upon graduation he worked as a swim coach for Glenbrook Aquatics. Joe then moved back to Iowa from Chicago and worked in sales and support for Godaddy, LLC before working as a systems analyst for Transamerica/AEGON.
Today his hobbies include triathlons, masters swimming, playing rugby for the Cedar Rapids Headhunters, and lifting heavy metal objects in the gym.
Joshua Hall was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, IA which allows him to be referred to as a Cedar Rapidian. He attended the University of Iowa where he graduated with a BA in Business and Entrepreneurship. He now resides in and enjoys the small town living of Palo, IA just outside of Cedar Rapids with his wife, son, cat and dog.
Josh came to MAA in the fall of 2014 via his social connection to the owner Mark Hanrahan. Josh was coached by Mark in high school while playing football for the Prairie Hawks. In years following high school Mark helped Josh as a life coach/mentor and even provided him with an internship at MAA. After college, Josh pursued a position in operations dealing with overhead cranes in major industrial facilities. This previous experience is a great precursor to the aviation industry.
Josh has a very high level of interest in aviation and looks forward to pursuing a career in sales. His other interests included farming produce, traveling/new experiences, watching movies, and exercising daily, spending time with family, friends and raising his son. Lastly, Josh is inspired by the famous expression, “Failure is not an option”. He believes that in life we need not to make excuses but find reasons to accomplish what we desire.
Tom was born and raised in Cedar Falls Iowa and graduated with a BA in Business Management from the University of Northern Iowa. He previously owned a small business and is a Life Member of the Professional Golfers Association of America.
Tom and his wife Cindy have 3 sons and he enjoys playing golf, tennis and traveling with his family.
Tom joined our MAA staff in February of 2015 and looks forward to a successful career in aviation sales with MAA.
In 2015, Brendan married his wife Chantell. They aspire to grow their family down the road. Brendan enjoys spending time with the family and traveling to see relatives from around the globe. Outside of work and family Brendan enjoys live music events, golf, movies, riding my motorcycle.
Landing Gear/ Sales & Support
Kevin was born and raised in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He graduated high school in 1998 then attended the University of Iowa for general studies with an emphasis on business law until 2001. While attending the U of I, he filed a patent application for a security system (Secure Vision) which lead to the establishment of K. Bassett Inc.
Sales & Purchasing Associate
Ryan Hass was born in Cedar Rapids, Iowa but proud to be raised in the rural community of Walford, IA. He attended Kirkwood Community college where he studied Liberal Arts. He currently resides in Cedar Rapids with his soon to be wife.