Jeff Zeunik

Vice President

About Jeff Zeunik

Jeff Zeunik serves as Vice President of Finance of AVi8 Air Capital LLC. Mr. Zeunik has over 25 years of financial, operational, and leadership experience having served in a senior executive capacity for both public and private companies, as well as having served as an officer in the United States Army. Jeff currently serves as the Vice President of Finance for Global Crossing Airlines. Prior to joining Global Crossing Mr. Zeunik was the Chief Financial Officer of Green Courte Residential Holdings, a Private Equity-backed REIT focused on a portfolio of manufactured housing communities. Prior to Green Courte, Jeff was at Atlas Air Worldwide Holdings (NASDAQ: AAWW), operator of the world’s largest fleet of Boeing 747 freighters, where he served as Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis from 2012 to 2017, and Senior Vice President of Financial Planning & Analysis from 2018 to 2019. During his time at Atlas, he oversaw a 300%+ growth as Atlas evolved from a fleet of exclusively 747 freighters to a fleet of 115 aircraft of freighter and passenger operations. Mr. Zeunik’s efforts included the valuation of a new-build Boeing 747-8F aircraft with a list price of approximately $2.7 billion; the securing of a contract to purchase, convert and operate 22 Boeing 767s on behalf of Amazon Prime Air, which represented an investment of nearly $600 million; and Atlas’ acquisition of Southern Air. Prior to joining Atlas Mr. Zeunik worked at The Home Depot, where he oversaw a $2.1 billion new store construction budget and valued over 175 new stores for the US, Canada, and Mexico. He started his aviation career with US Airways, where he was involved in the renegotiation of every collective bargaining agreement as the company navigated two Chapter 11 filings and a return to profitability in the aftermath of the post-9/11 impact to the US Airline industry.

Additionally, Mr. Zeunik served as an Airborne, Ranger, and Jumpmaster qualified Infantry officer in the 82nd Airborne Division. He holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, as well as an MBA from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management, and a Master of Engineering Management from Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering.