Mark Packard has more than 15 years of treasury and finance experience in the aviation, transportation and banking industries. Most recently, 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.