Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President, Finance, Alaska Airlines

Shane Tackett

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Shane Tackett currently serves as the executive vice president of finance and chief financial officer for Alaska Air Group. He oversees the finance, fleet management, investor relations, supply chain, internal audit, and information technology teams at the company. He also serves as member of Alaska Air Group's executive committee. Shane joined Alaska in 2000 as an analyst in the company’s real estate division where he held several positions of increasing responsibility involving cost management, airport lease negotiations, and ground and facilities equipment maintenance support. He moved into Alaska’s corporate financial planning and analysis group in 2005 as a director and in 2008 became managing director of the department, leading the airline’s budgeting, variance and forecasting processes and providing economic analysis for fleet and other capital investments, strategic initiatives and labor negotiations support. In 2010, he became vice president of labor relations, building and leading the company’s relationship with its five unions and ultimately negotiating six long-term labor contracts.

 

In 2015, Shane became vice president, revenue management and in 2016 added E-commerce functions and managed Alaska’s relationship with key commercial technology partners. In 2018, as executive vice president of planning and strategy he was focused on the financial planning and analysis, commercial analysis and business transformation functions for both Alaska and Horizon, and was closely involved with driving key revenue and cost initiatives. Shane also led the customer facing digital properties and labor relations function at Alaska Airlines, emphasizing trusting and transparent relationships with labor leaders from each of our unions.