Team

With a global team of more than 45 employees, we recognize our people are our greatest asset. We pride ourselves on fostering a collaborative, ambitious corporate culture that is driven by our shared commitment to provide the most value for our customers. We remain true to the entrepreneurial spirit of our origins.

Executive Team

Jason Barany

Jason Barany, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of ACS, brings over twenty years experience in aviation leasing and trading. Since founding the company in 2010, Mr. Barany quickly grew ACS into a global leasing and trading platform.

Prior to founding ACS, he served as Executive Vice President at AeroTurbine, a wholly owned subsidiary of AerCap (NYSE:AER), where he was responsible for the trading and leasing platforms and also led all asset acquisition activities. Prior to this, he served as VP of Programs at AAR Corp (NYSE:AIR) where he was responsible for developing integrated supply chain programs. Mr. Barany currently serves on the Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees. He received a B.A. degree in Political Science from Michigan State University and resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and two daughters.

Daniel Watson

Daniel Watson brings over twenty years of aviation experience, and has a background in corporate strategy, business development, leasing, finance and maintenance operations - including major roles in providing engine and aircraft aftermarket support for commercial and government operators worldwide. 

Prior to joining ACS, Daniel was Chief Commercial Officer at AJW Aviation, the world's largest independent aircraft component support provider headquartered in UK and was responsible for global sales, commercial activities, product development, and the key component and engine service divisions. Daniel joined AJW Group after 16 years at MTU Aero Engines (MTX.DE), having held progressively more senior management and executive positions in the world's largest independent engine MRO.  This included roles as the VP and Chief Commercial Officer of MTU's North American division, as well as VP Global Business Development. Daniel is a CPA and holds an MBA from Queen's University and a Bachelor degree from University of British Columbia. Daniel lives in Austin, TX together with his wife and two daughters.

Ricardo Ramos

Ricardo Ramos joined Aero Capital Solutions in June 2015 and has played a significant role in all fundraising, investment underwriting and portfolio management activities. He currently serves as Executive Vice President - Investments.

Prior to joining ACS, Ricardo was a Senior Associate in the Corporate Development group at Dell where he supported the company across various M&A and venture capital initiatives. He received his B.B.A. (Finance) from The University of Texas at El Paso and lives in Austin with his wife and two children.

David Crull

David Crull is an operationally focused financial executive with 20+ years of progressive leadership experience in both distressed and stable environments. David’s responsibilities include evaluating acquisition opportunities, capital raising, global structuring, tax, accounting and managing the administrative functions of the organization. 

Prior to joining ACS in 2019, David was the Chief Financial Officer of Red Aviation, a portfolio company of the CapStreet Group,  where he was recruited to lead the company through its ongoing financial and operational restructuring efforts. David joined Red Aviation after over 8 years at AeroTurbine, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of AerCap, NYSE: AER) where he held multiple financial and commercial leadership roles including over four years as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. 

Prior to that, David held senior financial positions within Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE), Highland Capital and multiple operational roles within the maintenance and engineering organizations of both American and Delta Airlines.  David received his B.S. degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, his M.B.A. from the University of Dallas and is a former U.S. Marine. He resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and two sons.

Cami Kirschner

Cami Kirschner joined ACS in 2017 and currently serves as Chief Compliance Officer & VP – Operations.  In her role, she is responsible for Compliance, Risk Management, Global Firm Operations and Corporate Strategy.  In addition, she acts as the Chair of the ESG Committee.

Prior to joining ACS, Cami was the Chief Compliance Officer for Cedar Capital, an investment adviser specializing in alternative asset solutions. Throughout her career, Cami has worked in operations and compliance at various financial institutions, including Atlantic Investment Management in New York and Aurora Investment Management in Chicago. Cami holds a B.A. degree from the University of Vermont.  She lives in Austin with her husband and two kids. 

Adam Davidson

Adam Davidson brings over fifteen years’ experience in aviation leasing, financing and trading.

Prior to joining ACS, Adam was at Q Investments, a multi-billion-dollar investment firm based in Fort Worth, Texas.  Most recently, Adam served as a Partner of the investment firm and Chief Operating Officer of Q Aviation, one of the firm’s portfolio companies.  Adam was responsible for the origination, administration and servicing of the aircraft leasing and lending platforms. During Adam’s tenure with Q Aviation he was involved in more than 100 aircraft transactions valued at more than $2 billion. Adam currently serves on the board of Texas Exchange Bank. He received a B.A. degree in Finance from Texas Christian University.

Eric DeGroat

Eric DeGroat brings over 17 years of law experience to ACS, most recently as a member of Dickinson Wright, PLLC. where he concentrated his practice in the areas of commercial aviation, commercial lending, entity structuring and governance, franchising and comprehensive real estate transactions. Eric has handled hundreds of transactions involving the acquisition, disposition, and leasing of full aircraft, airframes, engines and parts to support a global supply chain for airlines, leasing companies and parts suppliers.

He has years of experience with aircraft registrations, security interest perfection, interaction with civil aviation authorities, technical/records consultants, maintenance and repair organizations, ferry flight operators, asset managers, appraisers, lenders and other support parties. He received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and his J.D. from Thomas Cooley Law School. Eric resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and children.

Jason Barany

Jason Barany, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of ACS, brings over twenty years experience in aviation leasing and trading. Since founding the company in 2010, Mr. Barany quickly grew ACS into a global leasing and trading platform.

Prior to founding ACS, he served as Executive Vice President at AeroTurbine, a wholly owned subsidiary of AerCap (NYSE:AER), where he was responsible for the trading and leasing platforms and also led all asset acquisition activities. Prior to this, he served as VP of Programs at AAR Corp (NYSE:AIR) where he was responsible for developing integrated supply chain programs. Mr. Barany currently serves on the Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees. He received a B.A. degree in Political Science from Michigan State University and resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and two daughters.

Daniel Watson

Daniel Watson brings over twenty years of aviation experience, and has a background in corporate strategy, business development, leasing, finance and maintenance operations - including major roles in providing engine and aircraft aftermarket support for commercial and government operators worldwide. 

Prior to joining ACS, Daniel was Chief Commercial Officer at AJW Aviation, the world's largest independent aircraft component support provider headquartered in UK and was responsible for global sales, commercial activities, product development, and the key component and engine service divisions. Daniel joined AJW Group after 16 years at MTU Aero Engines (MTX.DE), having held progressively more senior management and executive positions in the world's largest independent engine MRO.  This included roles as the VP and Chief Commercial Officer of MTU's North American division, as well as VP Global Business Development. Daniel is a CPA and holds an MBA from Queen's University and a Bachelor degree from University of British Columbia. Daniel lives in Austin, TX together with his wife and two daughters.

Ricardo Ramos

Ricardo Ramos joined Aero Capital Solutions in June 2015 and has played a significant role in all fundraising, investment underwriting and portfolio management activities. He currently serves as Executive Vice President - Investments.

Prior to joining ACS, Ricardo was a Senior Associate in the Corporate Development group at Dell where he supported the company across various M&A and venture capital initiatives. He received his B.B.A. (Finance) from The University of Texas at El Paso and lives in Austin with his wife and two children.

David Crull

David Crull is an operationally focused financial executive with 20+ years of progressive leadership experience in both distressed and stable environments. David’s responsibilities include evaluating acquisition opportunities, capital raising, global structuring, tax, accounting and managing the administrative functions of the organization. 

Prior to joining ACS in 2019, David was the Chief Financial Officer of Red Aviation, a portfolio company of the CapStreet Group,  where he was recruited to lead the company through its ongoing financial and operational restructuring efforts. David joined Red Aviation after over 8 years at AeroTurbine, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of AerCap, NYSE: AER) where he held multiple financial and commercial leadership roles including over four years as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. 

Prior to that, David held senior financial positions within Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE), Highland Capital and multiple operational roles within the maintenance and engineering organizations of both American and Delta Airlines.  David received his B.S. degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, his M.B.A. from the University of Dallas and is a former U.S. Marine. He resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and two sons.

Cami Kirschner

Cami Kirschner joined ACS in 2017 and currently serves as Chief Compliance Officer & VP – Operations.  In her role, she is responsible for Compliance, Risk Management, Global Firm Operations and Corporate Strategy.  In addition, she acts as the Chair of the ESG Committee.

Prior to joining ACS, Cami was the Chief Compliance Officer for Cedar Capital, an investment adviser specializing in alternative asset solutions. Throughout her career, Cami has worked in operations and compliance at various financial institutions, including Atlantic Investment Management in New York and Aurora Investment Management in Chicago. Cami holds a B.A. degree from the University of Vermont.  She lives in Austin with her husband and two kids. 

Adam Davidson

Adam Davidson brings over fifteen years’ experience in aviation leasing, financing and trading.

Prior to joining ACS, Adam was at Q Investments, a multi-billion-dollar investment firm based in Fort Worth, Texas.  Most recently, Adam served as a Partner of the investment firm and Chief Operating Officer of Q Aviation, one of the firm’s portfolio companies.  Adam was responsible for the origination, administration and servicing of the aircraft leasing and lending platforms. During Adam’s tenure with Q Aviation he was involved in more than 100 aircraft transactions valued at more than $2 billion. Adam currently serves on the board of Texas Exchange Bank. He received a B.A. degree in Finance from Texas Christian University.

Eric DeGroat

Eric DeGroat brings over 17 years of law experience to ACS, most recently as a member of Dickinson Wright, PLLC. where he concentrated his practice in the areas of commercial aviation, commercial lending, entity structuring and governance, franchising and comprehensive real estate transactions. Eric has handled hundreds of transactions involving the acquisition, disposition, and leasing of full aircraft, airframes, engines and parts to support a global supply chain for airlines, leasing companies and parts suppliers.

He has years of experience with aircraft registrations, security interest perfection, interaction with civil aviation authorities, technical/records consultants, maintenance and repair organizations, ferry flight operators, asset managers, appraisers, lenders and other support parties. He received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and his J.D. from Thomas Cooley Law School. Eric resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and children.

Jason Barany

Jason Barany, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of ACS, brings over twenty years experience in aviation leasing and trading. Since founding the company in 2010, Mr. Barany quickly grew ACS into a global leasing and trading platform.

Prior to founding ACS, he served as Executive Vice President at AeroTurbine, a wholly owned subsidiary of AerCap (NYSE:AER), where he was responsible for the trading and leasing platforms and also led all asset acquisition activities. Prior to this, he served as VP of Programs at AAR Corp (NYSE:AIR) where he was responsible for developing integrated supply chain programs. Mr. Barany currently serves on the Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees. He received a B.A. degree in Political Science from Michigan State University and resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and two daughters.

Daniel Watson

Daniel Watson brings over twenty years of aviation experience, and has a background in corporate strategy, business development, leasing, finance and maintenance operations - including major roles in providing engine and aircraft aftermarket support for commercial and government operators worldwide. 

Prior to joining ACS, Daniel was Chief Commercial Officer at AJW Aviation, the world's largest independent aircraft component support provider headquartered in UK and was responsible for global sales, commercial activities, product development, and the key component and engine service divisions. Daniel joined AJW Group after 16 years at MTU Aero Engines (MTX.DE), having held progressively more senior management and executive positions in the world's largest independent engine MRO.  This included roles as the VP and Chief Commercial Officer of MTU's North American division, as well as VP Global Business Development. Daniel is a CPA and holds an MBA from Queen's University and a Bachelor degree from University of British Columbia. Daniel lives in Austin, TX together with his wife and two daughters.

Ricardo Ramos

Ricardo Ramos joined Aero Capital Solutions in June 2015 and has played a significant role in all fundraising, investment underwriting and portfolio management activities. He currently serves as Executive Vice President - Investments.

Prior to joining ACS, Ricardo was a Senior Associate in the Corporate Development group at Dell where he supported the company across various M&A and venture capital initiatives. He received his B.B.A. (Finance) from The University of Texas at El Paso and lives in Austin with his wife and two children.

David Crull

David Crull is an operationally focused financial executive with 20+ years of progressive leadership experience in both distressed and stable environments. David’s responsibilities include evaluating acquisition opportunities, capital raising, global structuring, tax, accounting and managing the administrative functions of the organization. 

Prior to joining ACS in 2019, David was the Chief Financial Officer of Red Aviation, a portfolio company of the CapStreet Group,  where he was recruited to lead the company through its ongoing financial and operational restructuring efforts. David joined Red Aviation after over 8 years at AeroTurbine, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of AerCap, NYSE: AER) where he held multiple financial and commercial leadership roles including over four years as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. 

Prior to that, David held senior financial positions within Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE), Highland Capital and multiple operational roles within the maintenance and engineering organizations of both American and Delta Airlines.  David received his B.S. degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, his M.B.A. from the University of Dallas and is a former U.S. Marine. He resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and two sons.

Cami Kirschner

Cami Kirschner joined ACS in 2017 and currently serves as Chief Compliance Officer & VP – Operations.  In her role, she is responsible for Compliance, Risk Management, Global Firm Operations and Corporate Strategy.  In addition, she acts as the Chair of the ESG Committee.

Prior to joining ACS, Cami was the Chief Compliance Officer for Cedar Capital, an investment adviser specializing in alternative asset solutions. Throughout her career, Cami has worked in operations and compliance at various financial institutions, including Atlantic Investment Management in New York and Aurora Investment Management in Chicago. Cami holds a B.A. degree from the University of Vermont.  She lives in Austin with her husband and two kids. 

Adam Davidson

Adam Davidson brings over fifteen years’ experience in aviation leasing, financing and trading.

Prior to joining ACS, Adam was at Q Investments, a multi-billion-dollar investment firm based in Fort Worth, Texas.  Most recently, Adam served as a Partner of the investment firm and Chief Operating Officer of Q Aviation, one of the firm’s portfolio companies.  Adam was responsible for the origination, administration and servicing of the aircraft leasing and lending platforms. During Adam’s tenure with Q Aviation he was involved in more than 100 aircraft transactions valued at more than $2 billion. Adam currently serves on the board of Texas Exchange Bank. He received a B.A. degree in Finance from Texas Christian University.

Eric DeGroat

Eric DeGroat brings over 17 years of law experience to ACS, most recently as a member of Dickinson Wright, PLLC. where he concentrated his practice in the areas of commercial aviation, commercial lending, entity structuring and governance, franchising and comprehensive real estate transactions. Eric has handled hundreds of transactions involving the acquisition, disposition, and leasing of full aircraft, airframes, engines and parts to support a global supply chain for airlines, leasing companies and parts suppliers.

He has years of experience with aircraft registrations, security interest perfection, interaction with civil aviation authorities, technical/records consultants, maintenance and repair organizations, ferry flight operators, asset managers, appraisers, lenders and other support parties. He received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and his J.D. from Thomas Cooley Law School. Eric resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and children.

ACS Organization

Name

Title

Department

Location

Jason Barany

Chief Executive Officer & Chief Investment Officer

Executive Team

Austin

Jason Barany

Jason Barany, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Investment Officer of ACS, brings over twenty years experience in aviation leasing and trading. Since founding the company in 2010, Mr. Barany quickly grew ACS into a global leasing and trading platform.

Prior to founding ACS, he served as Executive Vice President at AeroTurbine, a wholly owned subsidiary of AerCap (NYSE:AER), where he was responsible for the trading and leasing platforms and also led all asset acquisition activities. Prior to this, he served as VP of Programs at AAR Corp (NYSE:AIR) where he was responsible for developing integrated supply chain programs. Mr. Barany currently serves on the Dell Children’s Medical Center Foundation Board of Trustees. He received a B.A. degree in Political Science from Michigan State University and resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and two daughters.

Daniel Watson

Chief Commercial Officer

Executive Team

Austin

Daniel Watson

Daniel Watson brings over twenty years of aviation experience, and has a background in corporate strategy, business development, leasing, finance and maintenance operations - including major roles in providing engine and aircraft aftermarket support for commercial and government operators worldwide. 

Prior to joining ACS, Daniel was Chief Commercial Officer at AJW Aviation, the world's largest independent aircraft component support provider headquartered in UK and was responsible for global sales, commercial activities, product development, and the key component and engine service divisions. Daniel joined AJW Group after 16 years at MTU Aero Engines (MTX.DE), having held progressively more senior management and executive positions in the world's largest independent engine MRO.  This included roles as the VP and Chief Commercial Officer of MTU's North American division, as well as VP Global Business Development. Daniel is a CPA and holds an MBA from Queen's University and a Bachelor degree from University of British Columbia. Daniel lives in Austin, TX together with his wife and two daughters.

Ricardo Ramos

Executive Vice President - Investments

Executive Team

Austin

Ricardo Ramos

Ricardo Ramos joined Aero Capital Solutions in June 2015 and has played a significant role in all fundraising, investment underwriting and portfolio management activities. He currently serves as Executive Vice President - Investments.

Prior to joining ACS, Ricardo was a Senior Associate in the Corporate Development group at Dell where he supported the company across various M&A and venture capital initiatives. He received his B.B.A. (Finance) from The University of Texas at El Paso and lives in Austin with his wife and two children.

David Crull

Chief Financial Officer

Executive Team

Austin

David Crull

David Crull is an operationally focused financial executive with 20+ years of progressive leadership experience in both distressed and stable environments. David’s responsibilities include evaluating acquisition opportunities, capital raising, global structuring, tax, accounting and managing the administrative functions of the organization. 

Prior to joining ACS in 2019, David was the Chief Financial Officer of Red Aviation, a portfolio company of the CapStreet Group,  where he was recruited to lead the company through its ongoing financial and operational restructuring efforts. David joined Red Aviation after over 8 years at AeroTurbine, Inc. (a wholly owned subsidiary of AerCap, NYSE: AER) where he held multiple financial and commercial leadership roles including over four years as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. 

Prior to that, David held senior financial positions within Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE), Highland Capital and multiple operational roles within the maintenance and engineering organizations of both American and Delta Airlines.  David received his B.S. degree from Embry Riddle Aeronautical University, his M.B.A. from the University of Dallas and is a former U.S. Marine. He resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and two sons.

Cami Kirschner

Chief Compliance Officer & VP – Operations

Executive Team

Austin

Cami Kirschner

Cami Kirschner joined ACS in 2017 and currently serves as Chief Compliance Officer & VP – Operations.  In her role, she is responsible for Compliance, Risk Management, Global Firm Operations and Corporate Strategy.  In addition, she acts as the Chair of the ESG Committee.

Prior to joining ACS, Cami was the Chief Compliance Officer for Cedar Capital, an investment adviser specializing in alternative asset solutions. Throughout her career, Cami has worked in operations and compliance at various financial institutions, including Atlantic Investment Management in New York and Aurora Investment Management in Chicago. Cami holds a B.A. degree from the University of Vermont.  She lives in Austin with her husband and two kids. 

Adam Davidson

Executive Vice President - Business Development

Executive Team

Austin

Adam Davidson

Adam Davidson brings over fifteen years’ experience in aviation leasing, financing and trading.

Prior to joining ACS, Adam was at Q Investments, a multi-billion-dollar investment firm based in Fort Worth, Texas.  Most recently, Adam served as a Partner of the investment firm and Chief Operating Officer of Q Aviation, one of the firm’s portfolio companies.  Adam was responsible for the origination, administration and servicing of the aircraft leasing and lending platforms. During Adam’s tenure with Q Aviation he was involved in more than 100 aircraft transactions valued at more than $2 billion. Adam currently serves on the board of Texas Exchange Bank. He received a B.A. degree in Finance from Texas Christian University.

Eric DeGroat

General Counsel

Executive Team

Austin

Eric DeGroat

Eric DeGroat brings over 17 years of law experience to ACS, most recently as a member of Dickinson Wright, PLLC. where he concentrated his practice in the areas of commercial aviation, commercial lending, entity structuring and governance, franchising and comprehensive real estate transactions. Eric has handled hundreds of transactions involving the acquisition, disposition, and leasing of full aircraft, airframes, engines and parts to support a global supply chain for airlines, leasing companies and parts suppliers.

He has years of experience with aircraft registrations, security interest perfection, interaction with civil aviation authorities, technical/records consultants, maintenance and repair organizations, ferry flight operators, asset managers, appraisers, lenders and other support parties. He received his B.S. degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University and his J.D. from Thomas Cooley Law School. Eric resides in Austin, Texas with his wife and children.

Viren Kumar

SVP – Investments

Investments

Austin

Viren Kumar

Viren Kumar joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is a Senior Vice President in the firm’s Investments department. Prior to joining ACS, Viren was Head of Origination and Head of Pricing at Vx Capital Partners / Vmo Aircraft Leasing. Before his time at Vmo and Vx, Viren had private equity and investment banking roles at Sansome Partners and Goldman Sachs.

Viren earned his MBA in Finance and holds a BS in Economics and a BSE in Computer Science Engineering from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. Viren holds a private pilot certificate with an instrument rating. He was President of the Wharton Wings Club and formerly served on the leadership team of Angel Flight Northern California. Viren, his wife and two children reside in Austin, Texas.

Todd Power

SVP - Commercial

Commercial: Sales & Marketing

Austin

Todd Power

Todd Power joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2017 and is the Senior Vice President in the firm’s Commercial department covering operations in the Americas. Prior to joining ACS, Todd was the Senior Director of Leasing & Trading with AeroTurbine. Previously, he was the OEM representative for Kelly Aerospace, a large engine accessory company in the General Aviation market where he also served as a test pilot for the company's de-icing division.

Todd holds a BS in Aeronautics & Flight Technology from Kent State University where he also received his Commercial Pilots License.  He currently lives in Fort Worth, Texas with his wife and daughter and enjoys spending time with his family and playing ice hockey.

Kevin VanDenBerg

SVP - Commercial & Asset Management

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Austin

Kevin VanDenBerg

Kevin VanDenBerg joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2019 and is the Senior Vice President - Commercial & Asset Management. Prior to joining ACS, Kevin was Vice President of Acquisitions and Contracts at Delta Material Services (DMS), a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines. Prior to his time at DMS, Kevin spent seven years in finance and commercial roles at Rolls-Royce.    

Kevin holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Management from the Wall College of Business at Coastal Carolina University and a JD from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law, with a corporate and commercial law certificate.  He currently lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and three sons and enjoys sports, travel, and outdoor activities.

John Walker

SVP - Finance & Investment Operations

Investments

Austin

John Walker

John Walker joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2016 and is the Senior Vice President in the firm’s Finance department.  He also serves as the Chair of the Investment Committee. Prior to joining ACS, John was Director of Finance and Accounting at IDERA. Before his time at IDERA, John was VP Corporate Treasury and Global Finance for Mood Media.

John holds a BBA and an MBA in Finance from Baylor University.  He currently lives in Austin, TX with his wife and son and enjoys playing golf and going to concerts.

Ryan Anderson

VP - Sales, Americas

Commercial: Sales & Marketing

Austin

Ryan Anderson

Ryan Anderson joined Aero Capital Solutions in 2022 as Vice President, Commercial for the Americas. Ryan joined ACS from Boeing where he led marketing and business development for Boeing’s Converted Freighters, Modifications, and Engineering Services and established the commercial services Market Segment Development team. Ryan previously held a number of strategy commercial leadership responsibilities for Boeing’s Commercial Airplanes and Global Services business units.  

Ryan holds an MA in International Relations & Economics from Johns Hopkins University – School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) and an BA in International Management from Florida Southern College. He lives with his wife in Austin, Texas.

Tim Fine

VP - Investments & Commercial

Investments

Dublin

Tim Fine

Tim Fine joined Aero Capital Solutions in May 2020 as a Senior Associate in the firm’s Investments department. Prior to joining ACS, Tim was an Investment Associate at Bain Capital.

Tim holds a BBS in Business Studies from University of Limerick, Ireland and is a Qualified Financial Advisor (QFA).  Tim lives in Ireland with his wife and daughter.

Andy Healy

VP - Portfolio Management

Investments: Technical Portfolio Management

Dublin

Andy Healy

Andy Healy joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is a Vice President of Portfolio Management in the firm’s Investments department. Prior to joining ACS, Andy held senior technical roles at Wings Capital Partners and Elix Aviation Capital.

Andy holds an EASA Part 66 B1/B2 License and is a member of the Dublin City University Research Ethics Committee. He currently lives in Dublin, Ireland with his wife and son and enjoys all manner of sports, music, and family outdoor activities.

Jacob Heiser

VP - Investments

Investments

Austin

Jacob Heiser

Jacob Heiser joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2017 and is an Associate in the firm’s Investments department. Prior to joining ACS, Jacob was a Summer Analyst at Bank of America Merrill Lynch.

Jacob holds a BBA in Finance and BA in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with his family and enjoys traveling and watching the Texas Longhorns play.

Matt Jackson

VP - Technical

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Austin

Matt Jackson

Matt Jackson joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 as Vice President – Technical in the firm’s Commercial department. Prior to joining ACS, Matt was Director of Engine Maintenance at Delta Air Lines. Before his time in Engine Maintenance, Matt spent several years within Delta’s Propulsion Engineering organization.

Matt holds a master’s degree in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology and a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently lives in Austin with his wife and enjoys a variety of outdoor activities.

Vincent Lim

VP - Sales, Asia

Commercial: Sales & Marketing

Asia

Vincent Lim

Vincent Lim joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2017 and is a Vice President of Sales in the firm’s Commercial department covering operations in Asia. Prior to joining ACS, Vincent was a Senior Sales Director/Head of China at AeroTurbine. Before his time at AeroTurbine, Vincent was Regional Sales Manager at AAR Singapore.

Vincent holds a BSc in Finance from University College Dublin. He currently lives in Singapore with his wife and two children and enjoys sports, traveling, and spending time with family.

Derek Paterson

VP - Sales, EMEA

Commercial: Sales & Marketing

Dublin

Derek Paterson

Derek Paterson joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2018 and is a Vice President – Sales in the firm’s Commercial department covering operations in EMEA. Prior to joining ACS, Derek was Director, Sales at MTU Maintenance GmbH in Hannover, Germany. Before his time at MTU Maintenance, Derek had various Technical, Quality and Commercial roles at Rolls-Royce plc.

Derek holds a BSc Honors Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Heriot Watt University along with a master’s degree in Aerospace Management from University of the West of England. He currently lives in Dublin, Ireland with his family and enjoys competitive sailing, skiing and time with the family.

Sam Rice

VP - Sales, EMEA

Commercial: Sales & Marketing

Dublin

Sam Rice

Samuel Rice joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2018 and is a Vice President – Sales in the firm’s Commercial department covering operations in EMEA. Samuel also serves as a member of the organization’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Committee. Prior to joining ACS, Samuel was Director of the Engines Division at AJW Group.  Before his time at AJW Group, Samuel was Sales Director – EMEA at AeroTurbine.

Samuel currently lives in Sussex, England with his family and enjoys running and playing golf.

Axel Robine

VP – Sales, EMEA

Commercial: Sales & Marketing

Dublin

Axel Robine

Axel Robine joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is a Vice President – Sales in the firm’s Commercial department covering operations in EMEA. Prior to joining ACS, Axel was a Vice President Commercial EMEA at GECAS. Before his time at GECAS, Axel was Sales Support Director at GE Aviation.

Axel holds an MBA from Darmouth College - Tuck School of Business. He is also a graduate from HEC Paris “Grande Ecole” Program and Paris Dauphine University. He currently lives in Paris, France with his family and enjoys running, cycling, and skiing.

Luke Sharpe

VP – Engine Leasing

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Dublin

Luke Sharpe

Luke Sharpe joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is Vice President – Engine Leasing in the firm’s Asset Management department. Prior to joining ACS, Luke was a Senior Leasing Manager at MTU Maintenance Lease Services. Before his time at MTU, Luke held various positions at Rolls-Royce including his latest position at Rolls-Royce as Commercial Manager responsible for Sales and Contracting in the EMEA region.

Luke holds a BA in Business and Management from the University of Leicester. He currently lives in Dublin, Ireland with his wife after relocating from Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Patrick Trant

VP - Portfolio Management

Investments: Technical Portfolio Management

Dublin

Patrick Trant

Patrick Trant joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is Vice President in the firm’s Portfolio Management department. Patrick is a member of the organization’s ESG committee. Prior to joining ACS, Patrick was VP Technical at CALC. Before his time at CALC, Patrick was Technical Asset Manager at ALC and has worked in the aviation industry for almost 30 years. 
  
Patrick holds an Aircraft Engineers License and several Diplomas in Aircraft Leasing, Finance and Law. He currently lives in Ireland with his wife and two sons and enjoys sand yachting and outdoor pursuits.

Raymond You

VP - Sales, Asia

Commercial: Sales & Marketing

Asia

Raymond You

Raymond You joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2019 and is a Vice President of Sales in the firm’s Commercial department covering operations in Asia. Prior to joining ACS, Raymond was an Executive President at Jiangxi Aviation Investment Group. Before his time at Jiangxi, Raymond was Vice President at GE Capital Aviation Services covering the firm’s cargo program in Asia.

Raymond holds a bachelor’s degree in Aero-engine Design and Manufacturing from Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics and an MBA from Fudan University in China. Raymond is also a certified black belt of GE Six Sigma Quality Management. He currently lives in Shanghai, China with his family.

Courtney Jones

Director - Investor Relations

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Austin

Courtney Jones

Courtney Jones joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2019 and is a Senior Manager of Investor Relations in the firm’s Finance department.  Courtney also serves as a member of the organization’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Committee. Prior to ACS, Courtney spent time in New York at an investment advisory firm in an operations role and most recently was the Director of Sales & Marketing for Monkey Mat. 

Courtney graduated from the University of Texas at Austin. She currently lives in Austin, TX with her two dogs and enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, and walking the Hike and Bike Trail.

Chad Kasel Jr.

Director - Technical Operations, Americas

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Austin

Chad Kasel Jr.

Chad Kasel Jr. joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2021 and is the Director of Technical Operations in the firm’s Asset Management department covering operations in the Americas. Prior to joining ACS, Chad was the Chief Inspector at Aircraft Inspection and Management, LLC.

Chad is an A&P License holder with a degree in Applied Technical Sciences. He currently lives in Austin, Texas and enjoys spending his time fishing, riding motorcycles, and watching his favorite NFL team play on Sundays.

Sinead Keating

Director - Accounting & Financial Reporting

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Dublin

Sinead Keating

Sinéad Keating joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2021 and is Director of Accounting and Financial Reporting in the firm’s Accounting department. Prior to joining ACS, Sinéad was Senior Manager at EY in their Aviation Leasing Audit department.

Sinéad holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree from University College Dublin and is a Fellow of Chartered Accountants Ireland. She currently lives in Kildare with her husband and two children and enjoys playing golf in her spare time.

Will Kynoch

Director - Technical Operations, EMEA

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Dublin

Will Kynoch

Will Kynoch joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2021 and is the Director of Technical Operations in the firm’s Asset Management department covering operations in EMEA. Prior to joining ACS, Will was AVP – Powerplant at Acumen Aviation. Before his time at Acumen Aviation, Will was Manager –Technical Services at Aviation Management and Technical Manager at Royal Aero.

Will holds a master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Sussex.  He currently lives in the UK with his wife and two sons and enjoys watching football, travelling and days out with his family.

Perry Ryznar

Director - Technical Operations

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Austin

Perry Ryznar

Perry Ryznar joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in Aug 2022 and is a Director – Technical Operations in the firm’s Technical Operations department. Prior to joining ACS, Perry was a Technical Asset Manager – Airframe Products at Jet Midwest. Before his time at Jet Midwest, Perry was Technical Manager at Skyways Technics.

 

Perry studied Maintenance Technology at Texas Aero Tech and holds an Airframe and Powerplant License and Private Pilot’s License. He currently lives in Austin, TX and enjoys Music, Ice Hockey, and Travel.

Angela Sun

Director - Asset Management

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Austin

Angela Sun

Angela Sun joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2019 and is the Director - Asset Management in the firm’s Asset Management department covering operations in Asia. Prior to her time at ACS, Angela was a Senior Business Development Analyst at ANA Trading Corp. USA, a subsidiary company of All Nippon Airways.

Angela received her master’s degree in Organizational Management from Kumamoto University in Japan. She has an international background and is fluent in speaking and writing Mandarin and Japanese.

Kira Aguilar

Sr. Manager - Airframe Records

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Dublin

Kira Aguilar

Kira Aguilar joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is a Senior Manager in the firm’s Technical Records department. Prior to joining ACS, Kira was a Project Manager at CAE Parc Aviation. Before her time at CAE Parc Aviation, Kira was an on-site Technical Representative for several lessors worldwide. 
  
Kira holds a Bachelors Degree in aeronautical engineering from Unefa, a Masters Degree in Mechanical and Space Engineering from Hokkaido University, and a Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance from the Law Society of Ireland. She currently lives in Ireland with her family and enjoys outdoor activities.

Sam Briody

Sr. Analyst - Tech Records

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Dublin

Sam Briody

Sam Briody joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is a Senior Analyst in the firm’s technical records department. Prior to joining ACS, Sam was a technical project Manager at Santos Dumont. Before his time at Santos Dumont, Sam was a fleet planner at Ryanair 
  
Sam holds a bachelor’s degree in aeronautical engineering from the University of Limerick. He currently lives in Carlanstown, Co Meath, Ireland.

Bridget Geraghty

Sr. Manager - HR & Operations

Operations & Compliance

Austin

Bridget Geraghty

Bridget Geraghty joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is Senior Manager in the firm’s Human Resources department. Prior to joining ACS, Bridget was a Human Resources Manager at Levy Restaurants in Chicago, IL. Before her time at Levy, Bridget was an HR Generalist at Lear Corporation in Southfield, MI.  
  
Bridget holds a bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from the Broad College of Business at Michigan State University.  She currently lives in Austin, TX and enjoys traveling and spending time outdoors.

Caroline Kerrick

Sr. Manager – Human Resources & Operations

Operations & Compliance

Austin

Caroline Kerrick

Caroline Kerrick joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 as the Sr. Manager – HR & Operations in the firm’s Operations department. Prior to joining ACS, Caroline spent four years at Farm Credit Bank of Texas as a HR Generalist. Before her time at Farm Credit Bank of Texas, Caroline was an Analyst at PPM America in Chicago.

Caroline holds a BA in Corporate Communications from the University of Kentucky and earned her SHRM-CP in 2020. She currently lives in Austin, Texas and enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, and playing pickleball.

Marta Matusiak

Sr. Manager - Accounts Receivable

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Dublin

Marta Matusiak

Marta Matusiak joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in April 2017 as the Manager – Accounts Receivable in the firm’s Finance department. Prior to joining ACS, Marta was a Community Associate at Regus. Before her time at Regus, Marta was a Customer Advisor specializing in loans and mortgages at BNP Paribas Bank (formerly Fortis Bank) in Poland.

Marta holds a diploma in Risk Management from Griffith College in Dublin and is presently studying to achieve her full ACCA Professional Qualification with The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants. She currently lives in Dublin, Ireland and enjoys hiking, traveling and spending time with family and friends.

Ross McCarthy

Sr. Manager - Trading

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Dublin

Ross McCarthy

Ross McCarthy joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2021 and is Senior Manager - Trading covering naked acquisitions and trading of airframes / engines. Prior to joining ACS, Ross was a Technical Asset Manager at ORIX Aviation based in Dublin, Ireland.

Ross holds an undergraduate degree in Commerce and a Master of Finance degree from University College Cork, Ireland. He currently lives in Dublin, Ireland and in his spare time, enjoys collecting cars, working out, and relaxing with friends and family.

Aisling McGinn

Sr. Manager - Fund Accounting & Financial Reporting

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Dublin

Aisling McGinn

Aisling McGinn joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2020 and is a Senior Manager of Fund Accounting & Financial Reporting in the firm’s Accounting department. Prior to joining ACS, Aisling led the Financial Reporting team at Aer Lingus. Previously, Aisling worked within the assurance practice at PwC where she provided audit support for clients in the aviation, manufacturing and pharma industries.

Aisling holds a BA in Business and Economics from Trinity College Dublin and is a Chartered Accountant (ACA). She currently lives in Dublin, Ireland with her husband and in her spare time enjoys playing field hockey, walking her dog, and socializing with friends and family.

Briain McGeary

Sr. Financial Accountant

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Dublin

Briain McGeary

Briain McGeary joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is a Senior Financial Accountant in the firm’s Finance & Accounting department. Prior to joining ACS, Briain was an Accountant at Deloitte.  
  
Briain holds a degree in Business and Law from University College Dublin. He currently lives in Dublin, Ireland and enjoys Gaelic Football, Hurling and cycling.

Kyle Owens

Sr. Analyst - Technical Records

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Austin

Kyle Owens

Kyle Owens joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2017 and is a Senior Analyst of Technical Records in the firm’s Commercial department. Kyle also serves as a member of the organization’s Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Committee. Prior to joining ACS, Kyle was a Records Analyst at AeroTurbine.

Kyle currently lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and enjoys hiking, running and watching sports.

Anurag Bansal

Associate - Investments

Investments

Dublin

Anurag Bansal

Anurag Bansal joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2018 and is an Associate in the firm’s Investments team. Prior to joining ACS, Anurag completed internships in finance and investments during his education.  
  
Anurag holds a BBA in finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently lives in Dublin, Ireland and enjoys concerts, road trips, and exploring the Dublin food scene.

Madeleine Jermain

Associate Manager - Operations

Operations & Compliance

Austin

Madeleine Jermain

Madeleine Jermain joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2019 and is an Associate Manager in the firm’s Operations department. Prior to joining ACS, Madeleine managed the operations of a boutique fitness studio and held various roles in social work.

Madeleine holds a bachelor’s degree from The Catholic University of America. She currently lives in Austin, Texas and enjoys traveling, backgammon and a good breakfast taco.

Lorraine Lower

Associate Manager - Operations

Operations & Compliance

Dublin

Lorraine Lower

Lorraine Lower joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2021 as a part-time employee and has transitioned to full-time in June 2022 as an Associate Manager in the firm’s Operations department. Prior to joining ACS, Lorraine was an Administrative Assistant at Microsoft. Lorraine holds an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration from George Brown College in Toronto, Canada. She currently lives in Dublin with her husband and son and enjoys planning adventures with her family and creating bespoke artwork.

Tori Cerda

Manager - Marketing & Events

Commercial: Sales & Marketing

Austin

Tori Cerda

Tori Cerda joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2021 and is the Manager of Marketing & Events in the firm’s Commercial department. Prior to joining ACS, Tori was the Development Accounting Support Specialist at Cypress Real Estate Advisors (CREA). Before her time at CREA, Tori was a Licensed Realtor in the State of Texas.

Tori holds a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Leadership and Development and a minor in International Development in Agriculture from Texas A&M University. She currently lives in Austin, Texas with her three dogs. In her free time, she enjoys volunteering at the local wildlife rescue, practicing yoga, and playing golf.

Julia Gattunen

Manager - Accounts Payable

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Dublin

Julia Gattunen

Julia Gattunen joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is the Manager – Accounts Payable in the firm’s Accounting Department. Prior to joining ACS, Julia was an Accounts Payable Specialist at AMCK Aviation in Dublin. Before her time at AMCK, Julia was a Senior Accounts Payable Analyst at Retail inMotion. 
  
Julia holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management from the University of Economics and Management – Estonia. She is a Certified Accounting Technician from Dorset College, holds a Certificate in Business Law from Liffey College and has received her Diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance from the City Colleges, Dublin.

Robbie Brazel

Asset Manager, EMEA

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Dublin

Robbie Brazel

Robbie Brazel joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2023 and is an Asset Manager covering operations in the EMEA region in the firm’s Asset Management department. Prior to joining ACS, Robbie was a Lease Portfolio Manager at Airwork. Before his time at Airwork, Robbie spent several years within Flight Operations at Ryanair.

Robbie holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Aviation Technology from the Dublin Institute of Technology. Robbie also holds a diploma in Aircraft Leasing & Finance, a certificate in Aircraft Technical Services as well as graduating from ISTAT’s Professional Development Program.  He currently lives in Dublin and enjoys playing soccer, golf and skiing.

Rohan Mahajan

Asset Manager, Americas

Commercial: Asset Management & Technical

Austin

Rohan Mahajan

Rohan Mahajan joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is the Asset Manager in the firm’s Asset Management department covering operations in the Americas. Prior to joining ACS, Rohan was a Finance and Commercial Market Analyst Intern at iAero Thrust.

Rohan holds a B.Sc. in Finance and Accounting and an MBA both from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Rohan also holds an ISTAT Certification in Aviation Finance and Aircraft Leasing and is a certified Private Pilot. He currently lives in Austin, Texas and enjoys running, soccer, hiking with his dog, and relaxing with friends and family.

Scott Munro

Manager - Accounting

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Dublin

Scott Munro

Scott Munro joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2017 and is a Manager in the firm’s Accounting department. Prior to joining ACS, Scott was a Corporate Service Senior Officer at Alter Domus (Ireland) Limited. Before his time at Alter Domus, Scott was a Client Accountant at Citco Corporate Services.

Scott holds a bachelor’s degree in Accounting from the University of Abertay Dundee. He currently lives in Duleek in Co. Meath, Ireland with his wife, child and dog and enjoys football, golf and holidays with family and friends.

Jacob Dwyer

Investment Analyst

Investments

Austin

Jacob Dwyer

Jacob Dwyer joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2021 and is an Analyst in the firm’s Investments department.

JD holds a Bachelor of Science in Finance from the University of Miami and a Master of Science in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. He currently lives in Austin and enjoys riding motorcycles, fitness, and photography.

Anirudh Jain

Investment Analyst

Investments

Dublin

Anirudh Jain

Anirudh Jain joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is an Investment Analyst in the firm’s Investments department. Prior to joining ACS, Anirudh was an Investment Analyst at the real estate firm, Temple Dublin.

Anirudh holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University and an MSc. Management from UCD Smurfit Business School. He currently lives in Dublin and enjoys cooking.

Síomha Ní Chonchubhair

Administrator - Accounts Payable

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Dublin

Síomha Ní Chonchubhair

Síomha Ní Chonchubhair joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2022 and is the Administrator – Accounts Payable in the firm’s Accounting department. Prior to joining ACS, Síomha was an Accounts Payable Administrator at Harvey Norman, Ireland. Before her time at Harvey Norman, Síomha was a Receptionist at The Academy Plaza Hotel.

Síomha holds a certificate in Accounting from The Career Academy, where she is currently studying for her diploma. She studied Deaf Studies in Trinity College, Dublin, before deciding to change course for accounting. She currently lives in Dublin and enjoys all things musicals.

Joan Comerford

Administrator - Accounts Payable

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Dublin

Joan Comerford

Joan Comerford joined Aero Capital Solutions, Inc. in 2023 and is Administrator in the firm’s Accounts Payable department.

Joan Comerford holds a Diploma in Account Technician from ATI Ireland. She currently lives in Dublin with her family and enjoys long walks and family time.

Alexandra Skavronskaja

Associate – Accounts Receivable

Accounting & Financial Reporting

Dublin

Alexandra Skavronskaja

Alexandra Skavronskaja joined Aero Capital Solutions in January 2023 as an associate in the firm’s Accounts Receivable department. In this role Alexandra is responsible for running the administration of global invoicing and collections.

Prior to joining ACS, Alexandra was apart of the international treasury team at UnitedHealth Group. Before her time at UHG, Alexandra worked for Avia Capital Leasing group for more than a decade, where she was responsible for cash management.

Alexandra earned her diploma in Aviation Leasing and Finance from the Law Society of Ireland, having previously attained her Higher Diploma in Accounting, Banking and Finance from Volgograd State University.

She currently lives in Dublin with her husband and kids.