Jackson Square Aviation Announces the Addition of Two Key Employees to
Augment Its Management Team


<p><span class="xn-location">SAN FRANCISCO</span>, <span class="xn-chron">June 17</span> /PRNewswire/ -- <span class="xn-person">Jackson Square</span> Aviation, LLC is pleased to announce that it has hired <span class="xn-person">Chris Dailey</span> to establish the firm's first European office and has hired <span class="xn-person">Shannon Ackert</span> to lead the firm's technical analysis and contract development efforts out of <span class="xn-location">Jackson</span> Square's <span class="xn-location">San Francisco</span> headquarters.  Both employees bring a wealth of expertise to one of the aircraft leasing industry's most active participants.</p>
<p>"Chris and Shannon are welcome additions to the <span class="xn-person">Jackson Square</span> team of professionals," said <span class="xn-person">Rich Wiley</span>, <span class="xn-location">Jackson</span> Square's President and CEO.  "We are aggressively building out a portfolio of modern aircraft leases with our global customer base, and their unique skill sets complement our business well.  We're also excited to broaden our international reach by opening a <span class="xn-location">London</span> office."</p>
<p><span class="xn-person">Chris Dailey</span> joins <span class="xn-person">Jackson Square</span> from Simat, Helliesen and Eichner, Inc., where he ran the firm's <span class="xn-location">London</span> office and led hundreds of consulting assignments for SH&E's airline, lessor, and institutional investor clients.  He will lead <span class="xn-location">Jackson</span> Square's European, <span class="xn-location">Middle East</span> and African marketing efforts, with an emphasis on financing new deliveries throughout those regions.  Dailey commented, "I am delighted to join this dynamic team and look forward to engaging with airline customers to provide capital solutions for their fleet needs."</p>
<p><span class="xn-person">Shannon Ackert</span> provides <span class="xn-person">Jackson Square</span> with over twenty years of experience in fleet planning, technical analysis and transaction execution.  He joins from Macquarie Airfinance, where he served as a Vice President of Marketing and Investment Analysis, and previously held positions at GATX Financial, United Technologies, United Airlines and McDonnell Douglas.  "I'm excited about joining a seasoned team of professionals with a track record of accomplishments and commitment to offering customer focused solutions," said Ackert.</p>
<p><span class="xn-person">Jackson Square</span> Aviation is a full-service aircraft leasing company based in <span class="xn-location">San Francisco</span> with offices in <span class="xn-location">Seattle</span>, <span class="xn-location">London</span>, <span class="xn-location">Miami</span>, and <span class="xn-location">Buenos Aires</span>, with an Asian office opening in 2010.  The management team, which had previously worked together at Pegasus Aviation and Sky Holding, has over 100 years of combined industry experience.  Led by the seasoned aircraft leasing trio of <span class="xn-person">Richard Wiley</span>, <span class="xn-person">Toby Bright</span> and <span class="xn-person">Scott Weiss</span>, the team has collectively acquired over <span class="xn-money">$10 billion</span> of aircraft, has purchased and/or remarketed over 400 aircraft, and has developed relationships with over 30 commercial lenders and investment banks across <span class="xn-location">Europe</span>, Asia and <span class="xn-location">North America</span>.</p>


For further information: For further information: Jackson Square Aviation, LLC, +1-415-821-8300, info@jacksonsquareaviation.com Web Site: http://www.skyholding.aero http://www.jacksonsquareaviation.com

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