People: Allegiant Travel Co (ALGT.OQ)
Mr. Maurice J. Gallagher Jr., is Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer of Allegiant Travel Company. He has been actively involved in the management of our company since he became our majority owner and joined our board of directors in 2001. He has served as our chief executive officer since 2003 and was designated chairman of the board in 2006. Prior to his involvement with Allegiant, Mr. Gallagher devoted his time to his investment activities, including companies which he founded. Mr. Gallagher was one of the founders of ValuJet Airlines, Inc. (the predecessor of AirTran) and served as an officer and director of ValuJet from its inception in 1993 until 1997. From 1983 until 1992, Mr. Gallagher was a principal owner and executive of WestAir Commuter Airlines. As the founder of our business strategy and as our chief executive officer for the last 16 years, Mr. Gallagher provides invaluable strategic direction, innovation and experience to our board.
|Total Annual Compensation, USD||2,850,000|
|Restricted Stock Award, USD||699,948|
|Long-Term Incentive Plans, USD||--|
|All Other, USD||21,257|
|Fiscal Year Total, USD||3,571,200|