People: Allegiant Travel Co (ALGT.OQ)

ALGT.OQ on NASDAQ Stock Exchange Global Select Market

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26 Dec 2014
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Summary

Name Age Since Current Position

Maurice Gallagher

64 2009 Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer

Scott Sheldon

36 2010 Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President

Scott Allard

46 2011 Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer

Jude Bricker

40 2012 Senior Vice President - Planning

John Redmond

54 2014 Director

Montie Brewer

56 2009 Independent Director

Gary Ellmer

60 2008 Independent Director

Linda Marvin

52 2013 Independent Director

Charles Pollard

56 2009 Independent Director

Biographies

Name Description

Maurice Gallagher

Mr. Maurice J. Gallagher Jr., is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Allegiant Travel Co. He has been actively involved in the management of our company since he became our majority owner and joined our board of directors in 2001. He has served as our chief executive officer since 2003 and was designated Chairman of the Board in 2006. Prior to his involvement with Allegiant, Mr. Gallagher devoted his time to his investment activities, including companies which he founded. One of these companies was Mpower Communications Corp., a telecommunications company, for which he served as acting chief executive officer from 1997 to 1999 and as chairman of the board from its inception in 1996 until 2002. Mr. Gallagher was one of the founders of ValuJet Airlines, Inc. (the predecessor of AirTran Holdings, Inc.) and served as an officer and director of ValuJet from its inception in 1993 until 1997. From 1983 until 1992, Mr. Gallagher was a principal owner and executive of WestAir Commuter Airlines.

Scott Sheldon

Mr. Scott Sheldon is Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President of Allegiant Travel Co., since May 2010. He has served as our chief financial officer since May 2010, having served as our principal accounting officer from October 2007 until May 2010. Prior to that, Mr. Sheldon served as our director of accounting from May 2005 and as our accounting manager from 2004 until May 2005. From 2001 until 2004, Mr. Sheldon worked as a certified public accountant for the Perry-Smith, LLP regional public accounting firm in Sacramento, California.

Scott Allard

Mr. Scott M. Allard serves as the Senior Vice President, Chief Information Officer of Allegiant Travel Co., since March 2011. He was hired as our senior vice president, chief information officer in March 2011. Mr. Allard worked as an independent consultant from July 2009 until December 2010, primarily for TheLadders.com (an Internet job search board) and Register.com (an Internet registrar) before beginning a consulting role for us. Mr. Allard served as vice president, chief information officer, of Spirit Airlines from February 2006 until June 2009. Previously, he served as vice president, technology of Travelworm, an online travel company, from 2004 until 2006. Prior to that, he held positions as application product manager for American Express and director of development for Priceline.com.

Jude Bricker

Mr. Jude I. Bricker serves as Senior Vice President - Planning of Allegiant Travel Co., effective April 24, 2012. He was promoted to senior vice president, planning in April 2012, having served as vice president, corporate finance from April 2010 until April 2012 and in other positions for us since he joined Allegiant in May 2006. From August 2004 until May 2006, Mr. Bricker was employed by American Airlines. Mr. Bricker served in the U.S. Marines from 1996 to 2002.

John Redmond

Mr. John T. Redmond is Director of Allegiant Travel Co. He was originally elected to our board in October 2007 and served until June 2013, when he resigned to assume a full-time commitment in Australia. His commitment in Australia is now completed and he was once again designated to serve on the Board in April 2014. From January 2013 until April 2014, Mr. Redmond served as managing director and chief executive officer of Echo Entertainment Group, Ltd., a gaming and hospitality company. From 2007 until January 2013, Mr. Redmond devoted his time to his private investments. Mr. Redmond served as president and chief executive officer of MGM Grand Resorts, LLC and a director of its parent company, MGM Mirage, from 2001 until August 2007. Prior to that, he served as co-chief executive officer and a director of MGM Grand, Inc. from December 1999 to March 2001. He was president and chief operating officer of Primm Valley Resorts from March 1999 to December 1999 and senior vice president of MGM Grand Development, Inc. from August 1996 to February 1999. He served as vice-chairman of MGM Grand Detroit, LLC from 1998 to 2000 and chairman from 2000 until August 2007. Prior to 1996, Mr. Redmond was senior vice president and chief financial officer of Caesars Palace and Sheraton Desert Inn, having served in various other senior operational and development positions with Caesars World, Inc. Mr. Redmond has served as a director of Vail Resorts, Inc. since March 2008, served as a director of Tropicana Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, Inc. from July 2009 until June 2013 and served as a director of Echo Entertainment Group Limited from September 2011 until April 2014.

Montie Brewer

Mr. Montie R. Brewer is Independent Director of Allegiant Travel Co., since October 2009. Mr. Brewer was elected to the board mid-term at the recommendation of our chief executive officer. Mr. Brewer served in senior management roles for Air Canada from 2002 until April 2009, serving as its president and chief executive officer from December 2004 until April 2009. Air Canada filed for bankruptcy protection in 2003. Mr. Brewer served on the board of directors of Air Canada from 2002 until April 2010. Prior to Air Canada, Mr. Brewer served as senior vice president-planning for United Airlines and previously worked at Northwest Airlines, Republic Airlines, Braniff and TransWorld Airlines, beginning his employment in the airline industry in 1981. Mr. Brewer served as an executive officer of United Airlines from 1988 until 2002. Mr. Brewer has also served as a director of Aer Lingus, an airline, since January 2010.

Gary Ellmer

Mr. Gary Ellmer is Independent Director of Allegiant Travel Co since May 2008. Mr. Ellmer was elected to board in May 2008. Mr. Ellmer served in senior management positions for ATA Airlines from September 2006 until February 2008, serving as chief operating officer from September 2007 until February 2008. ATA filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in April 2008. From April 2006 until August 2006, Mr. Ellmer served as vice president, business development for American Eagle Airlines and served as president and chief operating officer of Executive Airlines/American Eagle Caribbean from 2002 until 2006. From 1998 until 2002, he served in various officer positions for American Eagle Airlines, Business Express Airlines and WestAir Commuter Airlines. Mr. Ellmer’s service as chief operating officer of three airlines and more than 26 years of experience in the airline industry provide significant experience with regard to airline operations to support a conclusion that he should continue to serve on board.

Linda Marvin

Ms. Linda A. Marvin serves as the Independent Director of Allegiant Travel Co., effective January 28, 2013. She was elected to board in January 2013. Ms. Marvin served as chief financial officer of the Company from 2001 until 2007 and consulted with the Company on a part-time basis until May 2008. Since then, Ms. Marvin has dedicated her time to philanthropic activities and her private investments. She has served as an officer of The Animal Foundation since January 2010 and has since February 2013 served as its chairman. She is also an active member of the United Way's Women's Leadership Council. From 1996 through 2001, Ms. Marvin held various management positions for Mpower Communications, including chief financial officer and senior vice president of finance. Prior to that, she was involved in the airline industry in various finance and accounting roles with Business Express/Delta Connection and with WestAir Commuter Airlines and earlier in her career, served an audit manager with KPMG Peat Marwick.

Charles Pollard

Mr. Charles W. Pollard is Independent Director of Allegiant Travel Co since June 2009. Mr. Pollard was elected to our board in June 2009. Mr. Pollard served in various executive positions for Omni Air International from 1997 until July 2009, including as its president and chief executive officer from January 2007 until September 2008. Prior to his employment with Omni Air International, Mr. Pollard served in various executive positions for World Airways from 1987 until 1997, including as president and chief executive officer from 1993 to 1997. Mr. Pollard began his career as an attorney in the corporate practice group of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP from 1983 to 1987. Mr. Pollard has also served as a director of Air Partner, PLC since June 2009 and as a director of Aircastle Limited since June 2010. Mr. Pollard’s experience as chief executive officer of both Omni Air International and World Airways and his corporate law background provide a skill set of particular value to our board.

Basic Compensation

Name Fiscal Year Total

Maurice Gallagher

568,095

Scott Sheldon

1,187,850

Scott Allard

1,142,610

Jude Bricker

1,185,070

John Redmond

--

Montie Brewer

--

Gary Ellmer

--

Linda Marvin

188,931

Charles Pollard

--
As Of 30 Dec 2013

Options Compensation

Name Options Value

Maurice Gallagher

43,000 1,805,800

Scott Sheldon

82,750 405,313

Scott Allard

3,216 148,193

Jude Bricker

0 0

John Redmond

0 0

Montie Brewer

0 0

Gary Ellmer

0 0

Linda Marvin

0 0

Charles Pollard

0 0
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