William S. Ayer

Former Regional Manager at Piper Aircraft, Inc.

William S. Ayer

William S. Ayer

Former Regional Manager at Piper Aircraft, Inc.

Overview
Career Highlights

Horizon Air Industries, Inc.
Alaska Air Group, Inc.
Alaska Airlines, Inc.

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2846

Primary Location

Bellevue, WA, United States

Number of Boards

24

Birthday

1955

Age

65

Number of Awards

3

Relationships
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Chairman, Pacific Northwest Region at JPMorgan Chase & Co.

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

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President & Chief Executive Officer at First Alaskans Institute

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Former Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer at Weyerhaeuser Company

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Founder at John F. Kelly & Associates LLC

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Founder at The Hallman Group, Inc.

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Former President & Chief Executive Officer at Aerospace Industries Association

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President at Kidways LLC

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Co-Founder at Horizon Air Industries, Inc.

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Operating Advisor at North Castle Partners LLC

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William S. Ayer
Former Regional Manager at Piper Aircraft, Inc.
Education
Bachelor's in Economics

Stanford University, located between San Francisco and San Jose in the heart of California's Silicon Valley, is one of the world's leading teaching and research universities. Since its opening in 1891, Stanford has been dedicated to finding solutions to big challenges and to preparing students for leadership in a complex world.

Master's in Business Administration

University of Washington Michael G. Foster School of Business is the business school at the University of Washington, Seattle. It was founded in 1917 and is the second oldest institution of management education on the West Coast (behind the Haas School of Business). The school has nearly 46,000 alumni, and is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business and the European Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The School is one of four U.S. business schools to earn the EQUIS. The school offers bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees. Enrollment each year is about 2,500 students in its undergraduate and graduate programs and over 1,000 working professionals in its executive education seminars and lifelong learning programs. Foster School of Business MBA program is ranked as 23rd in the nation by US News and 37th by Businessweek. An objective ranking of Faculty Scholarly Productivity Index by Academic Analytics ranks University of Washington #1 in research productivity in Business Administration and #8 in marketing.The Foster School's Custom Executive Education Programs are ranked fourth of their kind by The Economist. UW Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship is ranked fifth best in the country by Entrepreneur magazine.

Career History
Regional Manager
Tenure Unconfirmed

Piper Aircraft, Inc. provides single and twin-engine aircrafts. The single-engine M-Class series – the M600, M500, M350, and Matrix – offers businesses and individuals elegant performance and value. The Twin Class Seneca V and Seminole balance proven performance, efficiency, and simplicity in twin-engine aircraft. The Trainer Class Archer TX/LX, Archer DX, Arrow, Seminole and Seneca V aircraft form the most complete technically-advanced line of pilot training aircraft. The company was founded by William T. Piper in 1937 and is headquartered in Vero Beach, PA.

Chief Executive Officer
1995 - Prior

Horizon Air Industries, Inc. operates a fleet of aircraft including turboprops and regional jets. The company integrates many of its flights with those of sister company Alaska Airlines. It flies from hubs in Boise, Idaho; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle. The company was founded by Milton Kuolt in September, 1981 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

President & Chief Executive Officer
1999 - 2013

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.

Boards & Committees
Chairman, Board of Directors
2005 - 2015

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) is a Washington state energy utility providing electrical power and natural gas primarily in the Puget Sound region of the northwest United States. The utility serves electricity to more than 1.1 million customers in Island, King, Kitsap, Kittitas, Pierce, Skagit, Thurston, and Whatcom counties; and provides natural gas to 750,000 customers in King, Kittitas, Lewis, Pierce, Snohomish and Thurston counties. The company has a 6,000-square-mile (16,000 km2) electric and natural gas service area.

Chairman, Board of Directors
1982 - 2013

Horizon Air Industries, Inc. operates a fleet of aircraft including turboprops and regional jets. The company integrates many of its flights with those of sister company Alaska Airlines. It flies from hubs in Boise, Idaho; Portland, Oregon; and Seattle. The company was founded by Milton Kuolt in September, 1981 and is headquartered in Seattle, WA.

Member, Board of Regents
2012 - Prior

Founded in 1861 by a private gift of 10 acres in what is now the heart of downtown Seattle, the UW is one of the oldest public universities on the West Coast. We’re deeply committed to upholding the responsibility that comes with that legacy. And being public has always meant being accessible. Anyone can enjoy and be enriched by all the UW has to offer, including world-class libraries, art, music, drama, sports and the highest quality medical care in Washington state. Being public also means being engaged with our communities, and through knowledge and discovery we are elevating the quality of lives of others.

Member, Board of Trustees
Prior

Museum of Flight is an American private company located in Seattle, WA, with a presence in the United States, that owns and operates air and space museums. Douglas King is currently the CEO of the firm.

Chairman & President, Board of Directors
Prior
Director
Prior

The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (informally referred to as the San Francisco Fed) is the federal bank for the twelfth district in the United States. The twelfth district is made up of nine western states—Alaska, Arizona, California, Hawaii, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, and Washington—plus the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, and Guam. The San Francisco Fed has branch offices in Los Angeles, Portland, Salt Lake City, and Seattle. It also has a cash processing center in Phoenix.

Non-Profit Donations & Grants

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$10K - $25K
2019

TO ARRANGE FREE AIR TRANSPORTATION IN RESPONSE TO HEALTH CARE AND OTHER HUMAN NEEDS.

$5,000 - $10K
2014

City Year is an American education nonprofit organization founded in 1988 dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. The organization partners with public schools in 29 high-need communities across the US and through international affiliates in the UK and Johannesburg, South Africa. City Year teams are made up of 18 to 24 year olds, who provide student, classroom, and whole school support, intended to help students stay in school and on track to graduate high school. City Year is a member of the AmeriCorps national service network, and is supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, school district partnerships, and private philanthropy from corporations, foundations and individuals.

$5,000 - $10K
2013

City Year is an American education nonprofit organization founded in 1988 dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. The organization partners with public schools in 29 high-need communities across the US and through international affiliates in the UK and Johannesburg, South Africa. City Year teams are made up of 18 to 24 year olds, who provide student, classroom, and whole school support, intended to help students stay in school and on track to graduate high school. City Year is a member of the AmeriCorps national service network, and is supported by the Corporation for National and Community Service, school district partnerships, and private philanthropy from corporations, foundations and individuals.

Political Donations
$1,000
2011

Senator from Washington

$250
2011

Democracy for America is a people-powered federal PAC that works to change the country and Democratic Party from the bottom-up. It provides campaign training, resource organization, and media exposure so that its members have the power to support progressive issues and candidates up and down the ballot. The organization’s mainly focused areas are healthcare, marriage equality, strengthening the middle class, and unity among citizens. Democracy for America leads public awareness campaigns on a variety of public policy issues, trains activists, and provides funding directly to candidates for office. It has more than 1 million members in the United States and internationally. Founded in 2004, Democracy for America is headquartered in Burlington, Vermont.

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Awards & Honors
Certified Commercial Pilot
Certified Flight Instructor
Multi-Engine Instrument Rated Pilot
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