Profile:Rich joined Castlelake in 2011 and leads a team of 11 professionals who are responsible for the technical management of the firm’s fleet of aircraft and spare engines. Prior to joining Castlelake, he served as the VP of technical services at GA Telesis, where he was primarily responsible for leading the technical department. Prior to joining GA Telesis, Rich was the director of sales and marketing for the aircraft cargo conversions unit of Alcoa. Prior to joining Alcoa, he was the engineering manager and later a regional sales director for Telair International, where he largely focused on design, support, and sales of commercial aircraft system sales to airlines. Rich received his M.B.A. from the University of La Verne and completed his undergraduate studies at University of California (UCLA).