Mark Packard has more than 15 years of treasury and finance experience in the aviation, transportation and banking industries. Currently, Mark is Executive Director, Equipment Finance, with JP Morgan Chase & Co. Before that, he served as the Senior Director, Treasury at Hawaiian Airlines. Prior to his work at Hawaiian, he served as head of transportation risk management – Americas at Siemens Financial Services, Inc. where he directed a team of underwriters and portfolio managers in the analysis and risk-approval of financings of commercial aircraft, rolling stock, marine vessels and other transportation assets. Previously, he served as director – capital markets at Virgin America, managing the airline’s aircraft and engine financings, and also as a registered consultant with Horizon Aviation Consultants of London. Packard also held a number of senior officer positions at Citigroup in New York and London in the aircraft leasing, capital markets, portfolio management, asset finance, and risk and credit approval divisions.
Packard holds a Bachelor’s degree in Japanese language and history, and also a Master of International Affairs degree in international finance and banking, both from Columbia University in New York City.