Brett founded Propeller Investments LLC. Prior to PI, from 1999 to 2006, he co-founded and served as Chairman & CEO of ei3 Corporation. Brett was responsible for all corporate finance, strategic direction, licensing and partnership activities. From 1996 to 1998, he was Director of Business Development at Presstek, Inc. where he was part of the restructuring team for their equipment Subsidiary. Prior to that he held positions in areas of business development and analysis with Asia Times newspaper and Susquehanna Investment Group.
Brett has served on the Board of Directors for ICAD, a publicly traded company (NASDAQ: ICAD) and on the boards of various organizations including The United Ways Children with Learning Disabilities Foundation, Human Rights Watch's NY Committee as well as The Landmark School. Currently, Brett is a member of the Board of the Association of Washington Business, The State of Washington's oldest & largest statewide business association and serves as a Trustee for the Dublin School. Brett is a licensed private pilot and currently lives in Seattle with his family. Brett holds a B.A in Political Science from Emory University.
Gil Co-founded Propeller Investments LLC. He has over 30 years of experience in the airline industry. Gill served as President & Chief Operating Officer of World Airways, Chief Operations Officer of Eos Airlines, and other various leadership positions at AirTran, ValuJet, Delta and Southern Airways. He was a co-founder of the consulting firm Aviation Science & Commerce from 2002-2004. He has served in many volunteer leadership positions; The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Rotary Club, The United Way and the Woodward Academy Alumni Association. Gil graduated with a Bachelor of Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology, with Highest Honors; and earned an MBA from Georgia State University.
Mr. Reichin joined Propeller Investments in 2009 as Chief Commercial Officer after co-founding and acting as CEO of Alerion, a family office focused on aircraft management. Prior to assuming the senior leadership role at Alerion, Mark served as Senior Vice President of PrivatAir; one of the world's leading aviation services companies and was responsible for record revenue growth and development of the company's next generation dispatch and customer service operations. Earlier he was a member of a private equity firm that focused on M&A transactions in the airline, aviation and aerospace industry sectors. As Chief Executive Officer of Internet.com, Mark led the pioneering Internet software and services company that was responsible for bringing fortune 500 companies, that included national print media, the international healthcare information industry and the launch of Comdex to the internet.
Mark's business expertise has focused on international business development and global m&a transactions. He brings substantial experience in international marketing as well as expertise in commercial real estate development. His global aviation management experience includes director of operations for the establishment of air carrier operations in both FAA and EASA regulatory environments.
A licensed pilot since the age of 17 with IFR and multi-engine ratings, he has accumulated more than 12,000 hours of flight time. Mark serves on both corporate and non-profit boards. He is also an active member of National Business Aircraft Association, the Wings Club, National Air Transportation Association and the Aero Clubs of New England, Washington and Atlanta. He attended the University of Massachusetts and Northeastern University.
Steve joined Propeller in February 2016 as President of Propeller. He has over 30 years of leadership experience in the military, domestic and international commercial aviation industry. Steve has served as the COO of Allegiant Air, President and CEO of USA 3000 Airlines, as the start-up COO of IndiGo, India's most successful and profitable commercial airline and COO of North American Airlines. Steve began his aviation career with ten years of military service as a United States Naval Aviator piloting the F-14 Tomcat. Steve left active duty service in June 1996 after accumulating over 1,600 hours of flight time and 227 arrested landings.
Currently, Steve serves on the Board of Directors of For Pete's Sake Cancer Respite Foundation based in Philadelphia, PA and is a commercially licensed airline transport pilot. Steve holds a B.A. in Business Administration from the University of Washington.
Ana joined Propeller Airports in October 2016 as the Director of Finance. Prior to joining Propeller, Ana was the CFO of Qranio, a Brazilian mobile learning platform focused on customized training solutions for the B2B and B2C markets. Previously, Ana worked in residential mortgage-backed lending at Interaudi Bank, a private bank based in New York City and Miami.
Ana holds a B.S. in Management from Boston College and a M.B.A. from Columbia Business School.