VAH | Management

Mike Lungariello, President and Chief Executive Officer

Mr. Lungariello is the President and Chief Executive Officer of VAH and has served on the Company’s Board since 2017. Mr. Lungariello brings over 20 years of aviation, financial services, and financial restructuring experience, 9 of them with the Company and its Affiliates. Mr. Lungariello was previously the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intrepid Aviation, the predecessor to VAH, and Amedeo where he was part of the leadership teams responsible for the build out, growth, and advancement of those organizations. Prior to Intrepid, Mr. Lungariello was part of the executive leadership team of Southern Air Inc., a privately held ACMI Cargo operator that has since become part of Atlas Air. Mr. Lungariello began his career and has held various management positions at PwC, Ernst & Young and KPMG in their Advisory and Assurance practices, and serviced a broad array of aviation and financial services clients. Mr. Lungariello holds a M.B.A from NYU Stern and he holds a B.S. in Accounting from Manhattan College. Mr. Lungariello is married and spends most of his free time with his four children.

VAH | Board of Managers

  • Alan Alperin

    Mr. Alperin spent the last thirty years of his career in the financial services industry prior to retiring in 2017. The last twelve of these years, he acted as head of Fixed Income for the Western Region of the U.S. for Credit Suisse. He was responsible for all institutional sales and trading of Fixed Income product in the Region, as well as hiring, mentoring employees, coordinating with senior bank management across functions, and all aspects of compliance. Additionally, he was responsible for all major client relationships across bank products (a separate function under the Key Account Management initiative of the firm). Prior to his management role, Mr. Alperin was a Fixed Income sales person, specializing in Structured Products for Credit Suisse from 1997- 2005. He was in a similar role at Salomon Brothers (later Citibank) from 1987-1997. There, he began his financial markets career, structuring mortgage backed securities transactions in the nascent MBS market from 1985. Mr. Alperin began his post graduate career at Arthur Anderson and Company where he attained a CPA. He has an MS from the State University of New York, Buffalo and an MBA from NYU Stern. Since retiring, Mr. Alperin served a term on the Marin County Civil Grand Jury, which provides oversight and recommendations to the County government. He was also a member of the Bay Area Leadership Council for the Brady Campaign & Center for Gun Violence Prevention and to date, has been additionally involved in volunteer work with several non-profits.

  • Marjorie Bowen

    Ms. Bowen is an experienced public company director with extensive knowledge of corporate governance, capital markets strategies and strategic transactions. She has served on over a dozen public and privately company boards, including the former military freight and passenger airline, Global Aviation Holdings. Ms. Bowen has served on the board of newly reorganized companies and has experience chairing Audit and Transaction / Independent Committees. Ms. Bowen’s directorships follow a nearly 20 year career in investment banking at Houlihan Lokey, advising boards of public companies on transactional, strategic and other shareholder matters, serving as a member of the firm’s senior management team, heading the industry leading fairness opinion practice, and providing leadership as the most senior woman at the firm. Ms. Bowen banking expertise includes corporate, securities, business/operation/division and asset valuation methodologies and resulting consideration of various stakeholder value issues and alternatives in both healthy and restructuring situations.

  • Pam Hendry

    Mrs. Hendry is the Vice President and Treasurer of United Airlines. In this role, she is responsible for Corporate Finance, Treasury Operations, Tax and Risk Management. Mrs. Hendy is a senior aviation finance executive who has an extensive background in strategic and cost-effective financing. Prior to joining United, Mrs. Hendry spent the majority of her career at International Lease Finance Corporation where, among other roles, she served as Senior Vice President and Treasurer and was responsible for raising more than $140 billion across the capital structure. Mrs. Hendry grew up in southern California and received her B.S. in Business Economics from UC Santa Barbara. Mrs. Hendry is married and has two children.

  • Mike Lungariello

    Mr. Lungariello is the President and Chief Executive Officer of VAH and has served on the Company’s Board since 2017. Mr. Lungariello brings over 20 years of aviation, financial services, and financial restructuring experience, 9 of them with the Company and its Affiliates. Mr. Lungariello was previously the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Intrepid Aviation, the predecessor to VAH, and Amedeo where he was part of the leadership teams responsible for the build out, growth, and advancement of those organizations. Prior to Intrepid, Mr. Lungariello was part of the executive leadership team of Southern Air Inc., a privately held ACMI Cargo operator that has since become part of Atlas Air. Mr. Lungariello began his career and has held various management positions at PwC, Ernst & Young and KPMG in their Advisory and Assurance practices, and serviced a broad array of aviation and financial services clients. Mr. Lungariello holds a M.B.A from NYU Stern and he holds a B.S. in Accounting from Manhattan College. Mr. Lungariello is married and spends most of his free time with his four children.

  • Hooman Yazhari

    Mr. Yazhari serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Mobility Capital, an impact aligned finance platform deploying capital to the next generation of sustainable transport. Previously, he served as the Chief Executive Officer of the world’s largest independent helicopter lessor, Waypoint Leasing, from 2018-2019. Prior to this, Mr. Yazhari served as General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer at CHC Helicopter, with key responsibilities, amongst others, for CHC’s holistic transformation, from March 2015. Prior to CHC, Mr. Yazhari served as the Senior Vice President & General Counsel of International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), the world’s largest independent fixed wing lessor at the time, from 2012 to 2015 and before this served in leadership roles at gategroup, a private equity backed, aviation focused, outsourcer and logistics provider. Mr. Yazhari began his career as a corporate and finance attorney in the London and Tokyo offices of Linklaters, and also practiced at the London offices of Chadbourne & Parke. He was a founding director of EM Health Limited, a tech enabled healthcare publisher, 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 has served on numerous for profit as well as non profit boards including Bristow Helicopters, Speedcast International, and The Martha Graham Dance Company.