Industry Veteran, Dave Treitel, Joins Zephyrus Aviation Capital

David H. Treitel is a Senior Vice President of Zephyrus Aviation Capital.  He will focus his efforts on capital raising and investor relations.

Mr. Treitel was formerly with Apollo Aviation Group (now Carlyle Aviation Partners) where he was responsible for capital raising and strategy serving as Managing Director, Senior Vice President, and Special Advisor.  He was also a member of the firm’s Investment Committee and was on the Company’s Board of Directors. 

Prior to joining Apollo Aviation Group, Mr. Treitel was Co-Chair of the Energy, Climate and Transportation Practice of ICF International, Inc., a NASDAQ listed consulting company.  He was also Chairman, CEO, and President of SH&E, Inc., one of the world’s largest aviation consultancies, which was acquired by ICF International.   While at SH&E and ICF, Mr. Treitel frequently spoke at industry conferences and testified as an industry expert on numerous occasions including in front of Congressional sub-Committees.

Mr. Treitel is also a Trustee of several aircraft leasing securitizations.  He was formerly a member of the Board of Directors of both TransDigm, Inc. and Midwest Express Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Midwest Express Airlines.

Mr. Treitel has always had an interest in giving back to the industry and community.  He was a long-standing member of ISTAT where he was also a Trustee of the ISTAT Foundation for many years.  He has been a governor of the Wing’s Club.  Recently, Mr. Treitel was Chairman of the Florida Grand Opera’s Board of Directors. 

Mr. Treitel holds an MBA from Columbia University.  He graduated with a BA with Honors from Middlebury College.