CEO & Principal Owner
This charter member and patron of Airline Suppliers Association returns to the aviation after market industry following the sale of his original company, Intertrade Ltd., to Rockwell Collins in 1999. With 21+ years of industry experience and established relationships, Mark opened the door to MidAmerican Aerospace Ltd. in August 2004 with operations in Gilbert, Arizona and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Mark attended Iowa State University from 1970 – 1974 where he earned a Bachelor of Arts degree and then attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he earned a law degree (J.D.) in 1978. Mark went to work in 1978 as a sales associate for his father Donald J. Hanrahan, owner of Intertrade and a former Rockwell Collins executive.
Mark assumed control of Intertrade Ltd. upon the passing of his father in 1985. Intertrade grew to 45 employees with revenues in excess of 30 million dollars by the end of the 90’s. Mark sold Intertrade in 1999 to Rockwell Collins and observed a 5 year non-compete agreement.
In the early 2000’s, Mark financed Perfect Game, a national baseball scouting service that today is centered in Cedar Rapids. He also began volunteering as an assistant high school football coach at Prairie High School. Mark is an avid golfer, sports enthusiast, movie buff, and contributor/booster for Iowa State University athletics’ programs. Mark is happily married to his wife, Diane House Stoffer. Mark and Diane divide their time between Cedar Rapids and San Antonio, Texas.
Mark has five sons – four of whom are active in MidAmerican Aerospace.
Nancy grew up in western Kansas and moved to Iowa in 1978. She graduated from Mount Mercy University in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with a BA in business and is the backbone of MidAmerican Aerospace serving as its Chief Financial Officer since its inception in August 2004. Nancy started with Mark’s former business, Intertrade Ltd., in 1986 and stayed with the company for an additional two years after the sale to Rockwell Collins in 1999. Mark called upon Nancy once again to lead MidAmerican Aerospace’s accounts payable, receivables, payroll, contract validations, and building management where she has successfully led this new business through its years. She is a proud member and past Chairperson of the Forius NACM Aviation Group. Nancy was the Barbara Vega winner for NACM North Central Aviation Group in 2011. She is presently serving on the Finance Committee with her church. Nancy is the proud mother of two grown sons and has five grandchildren. In her free time she enjoys walking, biking, yoga, and working out.
Managing Director Business Development & Strategic Planning
John was born in Columbus, Ohio but grew up in Iowa and received his B.A. in Economics from Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. He joined MidAmerican Aerospace in July 2005 as Managing Director for Business Development & Strategic Planning, bringing 33 years of experience in the financial services industry.
He began his professional career in the Investment Department of Life Investors (now part of Transamerica), and then moved to SCI Financial Group as Director of Research. In 1978 he co-founded SCI Capital Management and helped build the company to just under $1 billion under management until SCI was acquired by Wells Fargo in 2001.
John’s financial and business experience has played an integral role in MidAmerican’s corporate financing, inventory buildup, and in developing the road map for MidAmerican’s growth.
John is a devoted husband, father to three children, and grandfather of five. He has served as a trustee of Cornell College, and has been active in many community activities, including: Cedar Rapids Community Schools, Cedar Rapids / Marion Iowa Chambers of Commerce, The United Way, Friends of the Cedar Rapids Public Library, Hillcrest Family Services, and Rotary Club of Cedar Rapids.
Director of Quality Assurance
Chris joined MidAmerican Aerospace in February of 2007 as the Director of Quality Assurance and has worked as Quality and Operations management within the aviation aftermarket industry since 1994.
Chris has been very involved in the industry and in particular with the Aviation Suppliers Association (ASA) and is a longtime member of the ASA’s Quality Assurance committee, where he currently serves as Chairperson. Additionally he has worked with the FAA’s SUPS Steering committee and has lobbied congressional members regarding issues pertinent to our industry.
In 2012, Chris was the recipient of the ASA’s prestigious Edward J. Glueckler award, in recognition of outstanding commitment, dedication and contribution to the aviation industry and is the youngest to receive this award.
His personal interests are centered on his two children and their activities. Chris enjoys hunting and fishing and in his spare time works as a sound engineer for local bands. In addition, Chris is a member of the Iowa Pyrotechnic Association where he serves as the Safety Director and works on a fireworks display team.