For more than a decade Mr. Winters has been providing strategic and legal advice to airlines and aviation related companies around the world.Mr. Winters has been elected by shareholders to serve on the Board of Directors of multiple airlines and airline holding companies.His breadth of knowledge, strategic theories and practical experience have led him to senior executive roles at several international airlines.In addition to serving as a United States commercial and legal advisor for one of the largest airlines in South America, Mr. Winters has held senior executive roles at several airlines in the United States with both passenger and cargo carriers.Mr. Winters’ reputation for creative strategies to lower operating costs, develop organic growth opportunities and attract new lines of revenue, have made him a highly sought after aviation consultant.
Throughout his career he has orchestrated and documented countless Wet and Dry Lease Programs throughout the World and enjoys an excellent reputation with Lessors, Lenders and Lessees, alike.Mr. Winters has led exploratory teams conducting due diligence on target acquisitions and has been responsible for several corporate acquisitions including the purchase of a Canadian Cargo Airline and a highly complex debt restructuring andfleet acquisition involving a syndicate of the world’s top lenders.
Mr. Winters has authored several Restructuring Plans for various airlines around the world and currently serves as a commercial advisor for a sophisticated start-up airline in the United States.
Although Mr. Winters is an attorney and economist by education, his practical experience and reputation for integrity throughout the aviation community has enabled him to hold various positions at a host of aviation related companies, including President and Chief Executive Officer.