Mr. Inglese became our Chief Financial Officer on April 12, 2007. Prior to joining the Company, Mr. Inglese served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of PanAmSat Holding Corporation, where he served as CFO from June 2000 until the closing of PanAmSat's sale to Intelsat in July 2006. Mr. Inglese joined PanAmSat in May 1998 as Vice President, Finance after serving as Chief Financial Officer for DIRECTV Japan, Inc. He is a Chartered Financial Analyst who holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Rutgers University College of Engineering and his MBA from Rutgers Graduate School of Business Management. Mr. Inglese is currently acting Chief Executive Officer while Mr Wainshal is on medical leave.
Christopher L. Beers became our General Counsel in November 2014. Prior to joining Aircastle, Mr. Beers held senior positions at GE Capital since 2000, including Senior Vice President and Associate General Counsel at GE Capital Aviation Services (“GECAS”) from 2009 to 2014, and Senior Vice President and General Counsel of GE Transportation Finance from 2006 to 2009. Previously, Mr. Beers was a Senior Associate at the law firm of Milbank Tweed Hadley and McCloy in New York City. Mr. Beers holds a BS in Economics from Arizona State University and a JD from Pace Law School.
Guy Bacigalupi is the Chief Risk Officer at Aircastle Advisor LLC. Prior to joining Aircastle in 2012, Guy has held roles in Risk Management, Finance and Business Development at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, GE Consumer Finance and GE Capital Aviation Services in the US and Europe. He has an MBA from Wharton and went to Dartmouth as an undergrad.