Intrepid Aviation's Board of Managers

Intrepid Aviation's Board of Managers

  • Vincent Cebula

  • Mr. Cebula has served as a Managing Partner of Solace Capital Partners, LLC, an asset management firm, since July 2013. Mr. Cebula has also served with Jefferies Capital Partners from 2007 to 2012, most recently as a Managing Director in Fixed Income Leveraged Credit Sales and Trading, where his sector coverage included aircraft lessors and airlines. Prior to Jefferies, Mr. Cebula was a Managing Director of Oaktree Capital Management and its predecessor where he led substantial private investments in aircraft leasing, energy exploration and other industries. Mr. Cebula has been a director of over ten public and private companies, three of which were or are engaged in aircraft leasing. Mr. Cebula graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics and concentrations in Finance and Decision Science.

  • Eric Hoffman

  • Mr. Hoffman has been with Centerbridge Partners, L.P., a private investment firm, since 2010 and is currently a Managing Director. He is responsible for originating, negotiating and financing investments in the financial services and aviation sectors. Prior to joining Centerbridge, Mr. Hoffman began his career at The Blackstone Group where he worked on a variety of capital raising and restructuring transactions, primarily in the industrial sector. Mr. Hoffman graduated summa cum laude from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a B.S. in Economics.

  • Craig Huff

  • Mr. Huff co-founded Reservoir in 1998 and serves as Co-Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Huff currently serves on the boards of many of Reservoir’s portfolio companies, including ContourGlobal, C12 Energy, Amerilife Group, Aspen Aerogels and Prosperity Life Insurance Group. Mr. Huff has served as a director of Aspen Aerogels since September 2010. Additionally, Mr. Huff has been instrumental in the formation and development of a variety of hedge funds and private investment firms. Previously, Mr. Huff was a Partner at Ziff Brothers Investments and, prior to business school, served in the U.S. Navy as a nuclear submarine officer and nuclear engineer. Mr. Huff is the President of the Board of Trustees of St. Bernard’s School in New York City, a Trustee of the Princeton Theological Seminary and a member of the Advisory Board of the Center for Regenerative Medicine (Harvard Stem Cell Institute/Massachusetts General Hospital). Mr. Huff graduated magna cum laude from Abilene Christian University with a B.S. in Engineering Physics. He also completed his M.B.A. at Harvard Business School, where he graduated with high distinction as a Baker Scholar.

  • Katherine Kavaler

  • Ms. Kavaler has been with Centerbridge Partners, L.P., a private investment firm, since 2017 and is currently a Principal. She focuses on investments in the financial services sector. Prior to joining Centerbridge, Ms. Kavaler worked in the private equity group at The Blackstone Group and in the Financial Institutions Group at JP Morgan. Ms. Kavaler received a B.A. from Yale University in Economics & Mathematics. She also completed her M.B.A. at Harvard Business School, where she graduated with high distinction as a Baker Scholar.

  • Mike Lungariello

  • Mr. Lungariello currently serves as the Company’s Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Prior to joining Intrepid, Mr. Lungariello was most recently a part of the executive leadership team of Southern Air Inc., where he held the position of Vice President and Chief Accounting Officer. His responsibilities included all aspects of the day-to-day oversight of the financial planning & analysis, accounting, treasury, information technology, risk and insurance and facilities groups. Prior to joining Southern, Mr. Lungariello held various management positions at PwC, Ernst & Young and KPMG in their Assurance practices, and serviced a broad array of aviation clients. Mr. Lungariello holds a Master’s in Business Administration from NYU Stern and he holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Manhattan College. Mr. Lungariello is also a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

  • Alberto Sanchez

  • Mr. Sanchez has served as a Senior Advisor at Centerbridge Partners, a private investment firm, since January 2016. Prior to this Mr. Sanchez served in a variety of roles at Banco Santander from 1997 to 2015 including Vice Chairman of Santander Consumer USA, Board member of Santander Holding USA and Santander Bank, NA (previously Sovereign Bank), President and CEO of Santander Investment Securities Inc., Head of Strategy, Head of Latin American Equities and Head of European Equity Research. Before joining Santander, Mr. Sanchez, worked at both Bear Stearns and Deutsche Bank. Mr. Sanchez holds a Law Degree from Universidad Complutense in Madrid, a Master’s in International Political & Economic Development from Fordham University. Mr. Sanchez is a board member of the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM), a member of the President’s Council of Fordham University and a board member of the US-Spain Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Sanchez also currently teaches at the MBA Gabelli School of Business.

  • Nicholas Tomassetti

  • Mr. Tomassetti has been the President & Chief Executive Officer of NRT Associates since 2002. Mr. Tomassetti had served as the President & Chief Executive Officer of Airbus North America, Inc. from 1994 to 2002. Prior to joining Airbus, Mr. Tomassetti was a Vice President & General Manager at McDonnell Douglas, where he was responsible for twin-jet business development. Before his time at McDonnell Douglas, Mr. Tomassetti was Executive Vice President of Pratt & Whitney’s Commercial Engine Business organization and served as President & CEO of International Aero Engines (IAE). During his more than 30 years at Pratt & Whitney, he held various positions in engineering, marketing and customer support. Mr. Tomassetti earned an engineering degree from General Motors Institute and a Master’s degree in engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

  • Doug Winter

  • Mr. Winter currently serves as the Company’s Chief Executive Officer. He joined Intrepid Aviation as Chief Commercial Officer in June 2015 and was subsequently appointed to President & Chief Commercial Officer in August 2015, bringing to the business a wealth of industry experience as well as commercial and sales excellence accumulated over 30+ years. Prior to joining Intrepid, Mr. Winter was the CEO of Octagon Aviation Capital Ltd. and capital markets advisor to GECAS since November of 2013. Prior to that, he served as Head of Global Sales at AWAS from December 2010 until Spring 2013. Mr. Winter began his leasing career in October 1997 at GECAS where he progressed through the positions of Vice President and Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing responsible for Central Europe and Russia/CIS and then Senior Vice President & Region Manager responsible for Middle East, Africa & Russia/CIS over the course of thirteen years. Between GECAS and AWAS, he spent nearly 16 years abroad in Vienna, Dubai and Dublin. Mr. Winter started his career at McDonnell Douglas from September 1985 until September 1997, where he served in a variety of roles in Product Support, Contracts and International Sales. Mr. Winter graduated from Indiana University in June 1985, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Business with an emphasis on Transportation Management.

  • Hooman Yazhari

  • Mr. Yazhari currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of the global helicopter leasing company, Waypoint. Prior to this, Mr. Yazhari served as General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer at CHC Helicopter, with responsibility for CHC’s Fleet Financing function, since March 2015. Prior to CHC, Mr. Yazhari served as the Senior Vice President & General Counsel of International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC) from 2012 to 2015 and before this served in leadership roles at gategroup, a private equity backed aviation product and service provider. Mr. Yazhari began his career as a solicitor in the London and Tokyo offices of Linklaters, practiced at Chadbourne & Parke and was a founding director of EM Health Limited which he led to a successful trade sale. Mr. Yazhari obtained his law degree from Oxford University and master of laws from the London School of Economics. Mr. Yazhari is a co-founder of Beyond Capital Fund, a venture philanthropy investment fund focused on social enterprises throughout India and East Africa. Mr. Yazhari also serves as a Trustee to the board of the Martha Graham Dance Company.

  • Gregg Zeitlin

  • Mr. Zeitlin co-founded Reservoir in 1998 and serves as a Senior Managing Director at Reservoir. Mr. Zeitlin currently serves on the boards of many of Reservoir’s portfolio companies, including Contour Global, C12 Energy, AmeriLife Group and Prosperity Life Insurance Group. Additionally, Mr. Zeitlin has been instrumental in the formation and development of several investment firms seeded by Reservoir. Prior to Reservoir, Mr. Zeitlin was a Partner at Ziff Brothers Investments. Before joining Ziff Brothers Investments, Mr. Zeitlin was Vice President, Financial Strategy for Ziff Communications Company, where he focused on strategic partnerships and acquisitions, and ultimately, the sale of the Ziff family’s operating businesses. Previously, Mr. Zeitlin worked at Sunrise Capital Partners and Wasserstein Perella & Co. Mr. Zeitlin graduated with Highest Honors from the University of Texas at Austin with a B.B.A in Finance.