William A. Franke
Chairman of the Board
William A. Franke has served as Chairman of our Board of Directors since December 2013. Mr. Franke has served as managing partner of Indigo Partners LLC, a private equity fund focused on air transportation, since 2002. Mr. Franke was the chairman of America West Airlines, Inc., an airline later absorbed into a predecessor of American Airlines, from 1992 to 2001 and chief executive officer of America West Airlines from 1993 to 2001. He has served as chairman of the boards of directors of Wizz Air Holdings Plc, an airline based in Europe, since February 2005, and JetSMART Holdings Limited, the parent company of an airline based in South America, since February 2017, and has served on the board 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. Mr. Franke has also served on the boards of Enerjet Holdco, Inc., the holding company of an airline based in Canada, since December 2018, and APiJET, LLC, a software company focused on providing real-time cost saving analytics to airlines, since November 2020. He also served as chairman of Spirit Airlines, Inc. from 2006 to 2013 and Tiger Aviation Pte. Ltd, a Singapore-based airline, from 2004 to 2009, and held directorships in Alpargatas S.A.I.C., an Argentina-based footwear and textiles manufacturer, from 1996 to 2007, and Phelps Dodge Corporation, a mining company, where he served as the lead outside director for several years, from 1980 to 2007. He previously served on a number of other publicly listed company boards of directors, including ON Semiconductor, Valley National Corporation, Southwest Forest Industries, Circle K Corporation, and Beringer Wine Estates Holdings, Inc. Mr. Franke holds a B.A. and an LLB from Stanford University and an honorary doctorate from Northern Arizona University.
Chairman of the Board
Barry L. Biffle
Chief Executive Officer
Barry L. Biffle has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2017, as our Chief Executive Officer since March 2016 and as our President since July 2014. From July 2013 to April 2014, Mr. Biffle served as chief executive officer of VivaColombia, an airline based in Medellín, Colombia. From February 2005 to July 2013, Mr. Biffle served as chief marketing officer of Spirit Airlines, Inc. From 2003 to 2005, Mr. Biffle served as managing director of marketing at US Airways. Mr. Biffle also held other key positions in network planning, sales and marketing while at US Airways. Prior to joining US Airways, Mr. Biffle held several management positions at American Eagle Airlines, a regional airline subsidiary of American Airlines, Inc. from 1995 to 1999. Mr. Biffle holds a B.A. from the University of Alabama.
Andrew S. Broderick
Director
Andrew S. Broderick has served as a member of our Board of Directors since January 2018. Mr. Broderick is a managing director of Indigo Partners LLC, a private equity fund focused on air transportation, which he joined in July 2008. Mr. Broderick has served on the boards of directors of Wizz Air Holdings Plc, an airline based in Europe, since April 2019; JetSMART Airlines SpA, an airline based in Chile, since September 2018; and APiJET, LLC, a software company focused on providing real-time cost saving analytics to airlines, since November 2020. Additionally, he has served as an alternate on the board of directors for Concesionaria Vuela Compania de Aviacion, S.A.B. de C.V., an airline based in Mexico doing business as Volaris, since July 2010. Prior to joining Indigo, Mr. Broderick was employed at a macroeconomic hedge fund and a stock-option valuation firm. Mr Broderick holds a B.S. in Economics and a B.A. in Spanish from Arizona State University and an M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Josh T. Connor
Director
Josh T. Connor has served as a member of our Board of Directors since August 2015. Mr. Connor is the founding partner of Connor Capital SB, LLC, an investment firm founded in December 2015. Since April 2017, he has served as a managing director and co-portfolio manager of infrastructure investing at Oaktree Capital Management, an asset management firm specializing in alternative investment strategies. From October 2013 to July 2015, Mr. Connor served as a managing director and co-head of the industrials banking group at Barclays Capital Inc., an international investment bank. While at Barclays, Mr. Connor also served as global head of transportation banking from April 2011 to October 2013. Prior to joining Barclays, Mr. Connor was with Morgan Stanley, an international investment bank, for 15 years, where he served as co-head of the global transportation and infrastructure investment banking group. Mr. Connor has served on the board of Copa Holdings SA, the parent company of Panamanian airline Copa Airlines, since January 2016, on the board of managers of Watco Companies LLC since December 2018 and as chairman of the board of Neighborhood Property Group, LLC since November 2020. Mr. Connor holds a B.A. in Economics from Williams College.
Brian H. Franke
Director
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; and APiJET, LLC, a software company focused on providing real-time cost saving analytics to airlines, since November 2020. 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 committee. Mr. Franke holds a B.S. from the University of Arizona and a Masters of International Management from the Thunderbird School of Global Management.
Robert J. Genise
Director
Robert J. Genise has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2014. Mr. Genise has served as chairman of the board and manager of White Oak Aviation Management Services, LLC, an aircraft leasing and finance company, since January 2020. He has served on the board of directors of ALOFT AeroArchitects, formerly PATS Aircraft Systems, an aviation engineering and aircraft interiors company, since July 2014. Mr. Genise previously served as a board member of Aergen Aviation Finance Limited, a Dublin, Ireland aircraft leasing company, and served as chief executive officer of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Aergen Management Services, Inc., from 2014 to February 2019. Prior to this, Mr. Genise served as chief executive officer of DAE Capital, the aircraft leasing division of Dubai Aerospace Enterprise (DAE) Ltd., a global aerospace corporation, from 2007 to 2011. Mr. Genise was previously involved in the creation of two large aircraft leasing companies, Boullioun Aviation Services, Inc. and Singapore Aircraft Leasing Pte. Mr. Genise holds a B.A. from New York University, an M.B.A. from the University of Connecticut and a J.D. from Pace University.
Bernard L. Han
Director

Bernard L. Han has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2014. Mr. Han served as president and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of Frontier Communications Corporation, a nationwide telecommunications provider, from December 2019 to April 2021. He previously served as executive vice president of strategic planning at Dish Network Corp., a broadcast satellite service provider, from December 2015 to January 2018. Prior to that, Mr. Han served as the chief operating officer of Dish Network Corp. from April 2009 to December 2015 and as the chief financial officer of EchoStar Corporation, a global satellite services provider, from September 2006 to April 2009. He currently serves on the board of gategroup.  He also served on the board of ON Semiconductor Corporation, a semiconductor manufacturer, from March 2012 to April 2015. From 2002 to 2005, Mr. Han served as the chief financial officer and executive vice president of Northwest Airlines Corp., an airline later absorbed into Delta Air Lines, Inc. From 1996 to 2002, Mr. Han held several executive positions at America West Airlines, Inc., an airline later absorbed into American Airlines, including executive vice president and chief financial officer and senior vice president of marketing and planning. From 1988 to 1995, Mr. Han held various finance and marketing positions at Northwest Airlines Corp. and American Airlines. Mr. Han holds a B.S., M.S. and M.B.A., all from Cornell University.

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Ofelia Kumpf
Director
Ofelia Kumpf has served as a member of our Board of Directors since July 2021. Ms. Kumpf is currently Field Vice President, Long Beach Field Office for McDonald’s USA, LLC. Prior to that she served as Vice President and General Manager, Southern California Region for McDonald’s and has held a variety of other leadership positions with that company since joining in 1992. Ms. Kumpf currently serves on the boards of trustees of Southern California Public Radio and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Southern California. She previously served on the board of directors of the Latino Donor Collaborative. Ms. Kumpf holds a B.S. from the University of Phoenix and an M.B.A. from the University of Southern California, Marshall School of Business.
Michael R. MacDonald
Director
Michael R. MacDonald has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2017. Mr. MacDonald served as the president and chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of DSW Inc., a publicly traded footwear retailer, from April 2009 to December 2015. Prior to joining DSW, Mr. MacDonald served as chairman and chief executive officer of Shopko Stores, a retail company, from May 2006 to March 2009. Prior to that time, Mr. MacDonald held executive positions at Saks Incorporated from 1998 to 2006, most recently as chairman and chief executive officer of the Northern Department Stores Group for six years. Prior to serving in that capacity, Mr. MacDonald held executive positions at Carson Pirie Scott, including the position of chairman and chief executive officer. Mr. MacDonald has served as a member of the board of directors of Ulta Beauty, Inc., a public company, since 2012. Mr. MacDonald holds a B.B.A. from the University of Notre Dame and an M.B.A. from the University of Detroit.
Patricia Salas Pineda
Director
Patricia Salas Pineda has served as a member of our Board of Directors since March 2017. Ms. Pineda served as group vice president of Hispanic business strategy for Toyota Motor North America, Inc. from 2013 to October 2016. Previously, Ms. Pineda served Toyota Motor North America as group vice president, national philanthropy and the Toyota USA Foundation from 2004 until 2013. During this period, Ms. Pineda also served as general counsel and group vice president of administration from 2006 to 2008 and as group vice president of corporate communications and general counsel from 2004 to 2006. Prior to that, Ms. Pineda was vice president of legal, human resources and government relations, and corporate secretary of New United Motor Manufacturing, Inc., with which she had been associated since 1984. Ms. Pineda has served on the board of directors of Levi Strauss & Co., an apparel maker, since 1991. Ms. Pineda previously served on the boards of directors of Anna’s Linens, a specialty retailer of discounted home furnishings, and Eller Media Company (now known as Clear Channel Outdoor), an outdoor advertising company. Ms. Pineda is currently the chairwomen emeritus and a board member of the Latino Corporate Directors Association, and a member of the boards of directors of Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, the Latino Donor Collaborative, and Earthjustice. Ms. Pineda holds a B.A. in Government from Mills College and a J.D. from Boalt Hall School of Law at the University of California, Berkeley.
Alejandro D. Wolff
Director
Alejandro D. Wolff has served as a member of our Board of Directors since July 2019. Mr. Wolff previously served as a managing director of Gryphon Partners LLC, a global advisory firm, from January 2014 to June 2016. Prior to that, Mr. Wolff spent thirty-four years with the U.S. Department of State, including posts as the U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Chile (2010-2013) and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations (2005-2010), before retiring in 2013 with the rank of Career Minister. Mr. Wolff has served on the boards of directors of Albemarle Corporation, a specialty chemicals company, since 2015, and JetSMART Holdings, a low-cost air carrier based in South America, since 2017. Mr. Wolff was previously a director of PG&E Corporation, an electric and gas utility in northern California, from April 2019 to June 2020, and of Versum Materials, a semiconductor materials company, from October 2016 to October 2019. Mr. Wolff holds a B.A. from the University of California at Los Angeles.