Ryan Goepel


About Ryan Goepel

Ryan Goepel serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Partner of AVi8 Air Capital LLC. He is also the Chief Financial Officer of Global Crossing Airlines Group, Inc. (“GlobalX”) since February 2020, and was elected to the board of directors of GlobalX in June 2020. Mr. Goepel is a seasoned finance and operations executive with over 20 years of experience, most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer for Flair Airlines Canada from August 2018 to November 2019. Ryan was responsible for modernizing the fleet, improving operations and installing a data driven, cost conscious operating mentality while preserving best-in-class safety, reliability and on time performance. Prior to Flair, Mr. Goepel served as Chief Financial Officer for Viking Exploration, an international oil and gas company, from December 2016 to August 2018. Prior to Viking Exploration, Mr. Goepel served as Chief Financial Officer of CC Reservoirs, a Geoscience software company, from April 2015 to December 2016, where he was responsible for the accounting, compliance, treasury, tax, and strategic planning functions and was instrumental in establishing new offices and entities in South America, the Middle East and the Far East. Prior to CC Reservoirs, Mr. Goepel served as Chief Financial Officer of ZEiTECS, an artificial lift technology company, from December 2010 to April 2015, where he oversaw its sale to Schlumberger; KBR Services Business Unit Finance Leader overseeing 12,000 employees growing revenue from $300 million to $3 billion. In addition, Mr. Goepel served as the Director of Global Finance during the Burger King turnaround that culminated with its first ever public debt raise and successful initial public offering. He is a Certified Management Accountant, with an MBA from Texas A&M University and Bachelor of Arts from the University of British Columbia.