Gallagher, renowned for establishing Allegiant as a leader among ultra-low-cost carriers, assumes role after
"I am grateful to the board for giving me the opportunity to be a part of this incredible organization," said Redmond. "I'm particularly proud of the Sunseeker team we've put in place, and I know they will carry the project over the finish line and establish the hotel as a premier destination in
Gallagher, an innovator in the aviation industry, will also maintain his role as chairman of Allegiant's board.
"We have built a management team headed by
In addition to Allegiant's air operations, the company has expanded its service lines into other areas of the leisure and hospitality industry, including
"We're excited about completing construction and opening
Richins has an extensive hospitality background. Before joining Sunseeker, a subsidiary of
Anderson was appointed president of Allegiant in 2022. Since joining the company in 2010, he has held several leadership roles, including senior vice president – treasury, principal accounting officer, and chief financial officer. Prior to joining Allegiant, he worked in corporate accounting for
Gallagher has spent more than four decades developing and building successful airline business models, culminating with Allegiant. When Gallagher took control of Allegiant in 2001, it had one airplane and was just emerging from bankruptcy. Gallagher has grown the Company into one of the most profitable airlines in the world with more than 120 aircraft, operating more than 550 routes across more than 120 cities in the United States.
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