Gregory B. Willis, CPA Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Gregory B. Willis has served as Chief Financial Officer of ALC since 2012 and joined the Company at its inception in 2010 as its Vice President of Finance and Chief Accounting Officer. Mr. Willis was instrumental in the start-up of ALC, and has played a pivotal role in the financing activities of the Company. Under Mr. Willis’ leadership, ALC has raised over $30 billion in capital over the last ten years to support the profitable growth of the Company. Mr. Willis led the company’s rating agency efforts to transition from an unrated borrower to the highest standalone rated aircraft lessor. In addition, Mr. Willis is responsible for the Company’s banking relationships and its primary credit facility, which is the largest in the industry at $6 billion in size across more than 50 financial institutions. He oversees ALC’s finance, accounting, treasury, tax, investor relations, and information technology functions, as well as the company’s management business and their financing activities. Prior to joining ALC, Mr. Willis served as the Director of Accounting Policy at ILFC. Mr. Willis began his career as an auditor for PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, where he spent more than five years in various audit-related roles in their financial services practice, including as an audit manager. Mr. Willis is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in the state of California, and is a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Mr. Willis received a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of California at Davis and he is an FAA rated pilot.