Frank serves Leading Edge as a Partner & Senior EVP, Aircraft Transactions & Consulting. In this role, he coordinates various aspects of an aircraft acquisition or sale transaction for Leading Edge Clients. Frank is involved in the transaction from the initial market research and planning, locating a buyer/seller, Offer Letter and Purchase Agreement negotiations, pre-purchase inspection coordination, to the conclusion of the purchase or sale.
Frank joined Leading Edge in 2005 with over 20 years of experience in the business aviation industry. He has held positions in corporate finance, commercial airline restructuring/financing, business aircraft finance, and business aircraft sales. These positions included VP of Aircraft Acquisitions and Sales, with Jet Aviation Business Jets, and Northeast Senior Aircraft Financing Officer for PNC Aviation Finance. His background also includes 10 years in the US Marine Corps as a Naval Aviator flying A-6E Intruders. Since leaving the military, Frank has held positions in corporate finance, commercial airline restructuring/financing, business aircraft finance, and business aircraft sales.
Frank has a B.S. degree from Texas A&M University and an M.B.A. in finance from New York Institute of Technology. He is a commercial pilot with flight time in eight aircraft types and has his instrument and multi-engine ratings.
Frank is married with five daughters. He loves college sports and enjoys anything outdoors, especially running and going to the beach.