Directors and Officers
R. Stephen Hannahs
R. Stephen Hannahs is the Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Wings Capital Partners Management. Wings Capital Partners makes targeted, non-passive equity investments in commercial aircraft and related assets with a focus on the mid-life narrow body commercial aircraft sector. In 1989, Mr. Hannahs co-founded Aviation Capital Group and served as its Chief Executive Officer until December 31, 2012. When he retired from ACG on January 1, 2013 he had built the Company into a $7.0billion enterprise and one of the top aircraft leasing enterprises in the world. Between 1982 and 1989, he served as Executive Vice President at Integrated Resources Inc and President of Integrated Aircraft Corporation. From 1980 to 1982, Mr. Hannahs was a Vice President and Partner for Tanon Corporation, a partnership with the Hillman Company of Pittsburgh where he was responsible for all aviation finance and leasing. From 1977 to 1980, he was employed by Itel Corporation where he was responsible for airline and aviation financing. Mr. Hannahs is a former officer in the United States Air Force and holds a Bachelor of Arts and Masters of Business Administration-Finance degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.