Corporate Governance - Board of Directors

  • Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr.
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
    Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr.
    Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


    Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr. has been actively involved in the management of our company since he became our majority owner and joined our board of directors in 2001. He has served as our chief executive officer since 2003 and was designated chairman of the board in 2006. Prior to his involvement with Allegiant, Mr. Gallagher devoted his time to his investment activities, including companies which he founded. Mr. Gallagher was one of the founders of ValuJet Airlines, Inc. (the predeces …
  • Montie R. Brewer
    Director
    Montie R. Brewer
    Director


    Montie R. Brewer was elected to our board in 2009 and is an independent Director. Mr. Brewer served in senior management roles for Air Canada from 2002 until 2009, serving as its president and chief executive officer from December 2004 until 2009. Mr. Brewer served on the board of directors of Air Canada from 2002 until 2010. Prior to Air Canada, Mr. Brewer served as senior vice president-planning for United Airlines and previously worked at Northwest Airlines, Republic Airlines, B …
  • Gary Ellmer
    Director
    Gary Ellmer
    Director


    Gary Ellmer was elected to our board in 2008 and is an independent Director. Mr. Ellmer served in senior management positions for ATA Airlines from 2006 until February 2008, serving as chief operating officer from September 2007 until February 2008. Mr. Ellmer served as president and chief operating officer of Executive Airlines/American Eagle Caribbean from 2002 until 2006. From 1998 until 2002, he served in various officer positions for American Eagle Airlines, Business Express A …
  • Linda A. Marvin
    Director
    Linda A. Marvin
    Director


    Linda A. Marvin was elected to our board in 2013 and is an independent Director. Ms. Marvin served as chief financial officer of the Company from 2001 until 2007 and consulted with the Company on a part-time basis until May 2008. Since then, Ms. Marvin has dedicated her time to philanthropic activities and her private investments. She served as an officer of The Animal Foundation from January 2010 until January 2013 and served as its chairman from February 2013 until March 2016. She …
  • Charles W. Pollard
    Director
    Charles W. Pollard
    Director


    Charles W. Pollard was elected to our board in 2009 and is an independent Director. Mr. Pollard served in various executive positions for Omni Air International from 1997 until 2009, including as its president and chief executive officer from January 2007 until September 2008. Prior to his employment with Omni Air International, Mr. Pollard served in various executive positions for World Airways from 1987 until 1997, including as president and chief executive officer from 1993 to 19 …
  • John Redmond
    Director
    John Redmond
    Director


    John Redmond was originally elected to our board in 2007 and served until June 2013, when he resigned to assume a full-time commitment in Australia. After the completion of his commitment, he was once again designated to serve on the board in April 2014. He is an independent Director. From January 2013 until April 2014, Mr. Redmond served as managing director and chief executive officer of Echo Entertainment Group, Ltd., a gaming and hospitality company. From 2007 until January 2013 …