Sara Evans, Vice President, began her career in the aviation industry in 2003 in the Contracts Department at ILFC. While at ILFC, Mrs. Evans managed a portfolio of over 30 lessees and 110 aircraft and was a project leader on various transactions including two aircraft portfolio securitizations involving more than 70 aircraft. Subsequently, Mrs. Evans moved to London where she worked as Vice President of Sales for USA and Europe for Cloud9 International, a UK company specializing in global private aviation solutions. She returned to Los Angeles in March 2010 to join Air Lease Corporation at its inception as Head of Commercial Contracts. Mrs. Evans received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from UCLA and is a member of the International Aviation Women’s Association (IAWA).