Shane Tackett

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President-Finance at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

Shane Tackett

Shane Tackett

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President-Finance at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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Shane Tackett

Executive Vice President Finance and Chief Financial Officer of Alaska Air Group

Shane is responsible for planning and strategy at Alaska, with a primary focus on driving the financial model and performance across Alaska and Horizon. He oversees the financial planning and analysis, commercial analysis and business transformation functions for the company, and is closely involved with driving key revenue and cost initiatives. Shane also leads Alaska’s customer facing digital properties, through which over 65% of all sales are transacted. He also has responsibility for the labor relations function at Alaska Airlines, emphasizing trusting and transparent relationships with labor leaders from each of our unions.

Shane joined Alaska in 2000 as an analyst in the company’s real estate division. There he held several positions of increasing responsibility involving cost management, airport lease negotiations, and ground and facilities equipment maintenance support. He moved into Alaska’s corporate financial planning and analysis group in 2005 as a director and in 2008 became managing director of the department, leading the airline’s budgeting, variance and forecasting processes and providing economic analysis for fleet and other capital investments, strategic initiatives and labor negotiations support.

In 2010, he became vice president of labor relations, building and leading the company’s relationship with its five unions and ultimately negotiating six long-term labor contracts. In 2015 he became responsible for the revenue management and E-commerce functions for Alaska, and managed Alaska’s relationship with key commercial technology partners.

Shane has served on the executive advisory board for the business school at his alma mater, Pacific Lutheran University and is currently on the Executive Committee of the Board of Trustees of Make A Wish of Washington and Alaska, serving as the non-profit’s treasurer and chair of its Finance Committee.

Shane grew up in University Place, Washington and attended Pacific Lutheran University, where he majored in Business Administration with a Finance concentration. He holds an MBA from the University of Washington’s Foster School of Business.

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Alaska Air Group, Inc.
Alaska Airlines, Inc.

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Birthday

1979

Age

41

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Secretary, Senior Vice President & General Counsel at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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President & Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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Vice President Finance & Controller at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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Chief Operating Officer at Horizon Air Industries, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer of Alaska Airlines at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer of Alaska Airlines, Inc at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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Vice President, Inflight at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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Chief Financial Officer at Virgin America, Inc.

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Chief Information Officer & Vice President at Alaska Air Group, Inc.

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Shane Tackett
Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President-Finance at Alaska Air Group, Inc.
Education

Pacific Lutheran University (PLU) is a private university offering liberal arts and professional school programs located in Parkland, a suburb of Tacoma, Washington, United States. Founded by Norwegian Lutheran pioneers in 1890, PLU is sponsored by the 580 congregations of Region I of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. PLU has approximately 3,500 students enrolled. As of 2012 the school employs 236 full-time professors on the 156-acre (630,000 m2) woodland campus. PLU consists of the College of Arts and Sciences (including of the Divisions of Humanities, Natural Sciences, and Social Sciences), the School of Arts and Communication, the School of Business, the School of Education and Movement Studies, and the School of Nursing.

Career History
Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President
2000 - Current

Alaska Airlines, Inc. provides scheduled air transportation services. The firm's services include planning and booking, deals, travel information, gifts and products, and mileage plans. The company was founded in 1932 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Chief Financial Officer & Executive Vice President-Finance
2017 - Current

Alaska Air Group, Inc. is a holding company, which through its subsidiaries, Alaska Airlines, Inc. and Horizon Air Industries, Inc., engages in the provision of air transportation services. It operates through three segments: Alaska Mainline, Alaska Regional and Horizon. The Alaska Mainline segment includes flying Boeing 737 jets and all associated revenues and costs. The Alaska Regional segment records actual on-board passenger revenue, less costs such as fuel, distribution costs, and payments made to Horizon, SkyWest and PenAir under the respective Capacity Purchase Agreements. The Horizon segment operates turboprop Q400 aircraft. The company was founded in 1985 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

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