As the Sanad Group CEO, Troy is responsible for the delivery of the group’s global leasing and MRO results and for the development and delivery of asset management initiatives that enhance performance and drive value for the group’s clients. Troy continues to serve as the Sanad Capital CEO which is a role he has held since the company was launched in late 2009. Under his leadership Sanad Capital has expanded quickly with a growing list of customers in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North America.
With over 25 years of aviation and finance experience, Troy has served in a number of executive, board and senior manager roles within the industry including Mubadala, private equity, GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS) and Mesa Airlines. He served as a commercial pilot at Northwest Airlines after completing nearly 10-years as an aviation officer and pilot in the U.S. Army. During his time in the military, Troy served in various leadership roles in flight operations, maintenance, and logistics in numerous global assignments.
Working closely with industry OEMs and maintenance service providers, Troy led the development and execution of numerous large-scale asset management and financing programs in support of both commercial and military aviation operations.
Troy holds degrees in Mathematical Sciences and Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and holds commercial and airline transport pilot licenses for rotary wing and fixed wing aircraft.