With nearly two decades of airline and aviation experience, Brian Rynott has a broad, deep and unique understanding of the airline, aviation and broader transportation industries. He has been a leader, manager and advisor across a number of organizations and involved in many high-stakes restructurings and strategy sessions across aircraft leasing, trading, finance, and more.
He is presently a director with Alinda Capital Partners, where he is an investment professional. He joined Alinda from Alton Aviation Consultancy, where he was a New York-based Managing Director. In this capacity, Brian was a senior contributor across all of the firm’s advisory practices, with an emphasis on aircraft financing and leasing, advisory and restructuring, and strategy and management consulting engagements.
Before joining Alton, Brian was the Chief Investment Officer of Intrepid Aviation, a commercial aircraft lessor. He led the company’s risk management, portfolio management, insurance, and asset strategy functions. Earlier in his career, he served as Vice President of Risk Management at AWAS, in their Dublin and New York offices. He began his career with American Airlines in a variety of revenue management roles before joining American Express’ Enterprise Risk Management and Airline Center of Excellence teams.
Brian is a highly regarded and well established speaker at industry conferences and is an active participant in both the International Society for Transport Aircraft Trading (“ISTAT”) and the Wings Club Foundation. He currently serves on the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University College of Business, Business Leadership Council and as an Ambassador for Airlink. In 2016, he was recognized in Airline Economics’ inaugural “40 under 40” aviation professionals.
Brian received his MBA from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and his BS at Florida International University.