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Richard S. Wiley | "Inspirational 100" Alumnus


Richard S. Wiley, MBA 1980

Richard WileyRichard S. Wiley, Rich founded Sky Holding Company, LLC in 2007 and serves as its President and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Wiley serves as Chairman of the Board and President of Pegasus Aircraft Management Corporation, a General Partner of Pegasus Aircraft Partners II LP and Pegasus Aircraft Partners LP. He serves as Chief Executive Officer and President of Jackson Square Aviation, LLC. He founded Pegasus Aviation Finance Co. in 1988 and served as its Chief Executive Officer and President. Prior to forming Pegasus Capital Corporation, Mr. Wiley served as Vice President of CIS Corporation ("CIS"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental Information Systems Corporation Continental from 1986 to 1988. He originated aircraft transactions throughout the world and sold aircraft to third-party investors. He has over 30 years of aircraft leasing experience. From 1985 to 1986, he worked as Treasurer of Caterpillar Capital Company in San Diego, California. From 1983 to 1985, Mr. Wiley served as Managing General Partner and President of RAM Financial Corporation in Houston, Texas, an equipment leasing venture capital company. Prior to joining RAM, he worked for GATX Leasing Corporation as a District Manager from 1980 to 1983. He serves as Director of Pegasus Aircraft Management Corporation. Mr. Wiley received a BS degree from the Indiana University School of Business and an MBA from the University of California, Los Angeles.