Brian Rynott



With nearly two decades of airline and aviation experience, Brian Rynott has a broad, deep and unique understanding of both the airline and aviation 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.

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 ISTAT and the Wings Club. He currently serves on the Embry Riddle Aeronautical University College of Business Industry Advisory Board and Dean’s Advisory Board. 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.

Brian Rynott