Brian H. Franke
Brian H. Franke has served as a member of our Board of Directors since December 2013. Mr. Franke has been a principal of Indigo Partners LLC, a private equity fund focused on air transportation, since April 2004. Mr. Franke has served on the boards of directors of Concesionaria Vuela Compañía de Aviación, S.A.B. de C.V., an airline based in Mexico doing business as Volaris, since July 2010, including as board chair since April 2020; several entities within the JetSMART SpA group, an airline based in South America, since March 2017; APiJET, LLC, a software company focused on providing real-time cost saving analytics to airlines, since November 2020, and Cebu Air, Inc., an airline based in the Philippines, since July 2021. He previously served on the boards of Tiger Aviation Pte. Ltd, a Singapore-based airline, from 2008 to 2010, and Tiger Airways Australia Pty Ltd., an Australian-based airline, from 2009 to 2010. Mr. Franke also serves on the University of Arizona Foundation board and its investment and executive committees. Mr. Franke holds a B.S. from the University of Arizona and a Masters of International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.