Paul Foley returned to Mesa Air Group as Executive Vice President in February 2017, after serving as Chief Executive Officer at Rectrix Aviation. He was previously Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer at Mesa from October 2008 through March 2016. He was President and CEO MAIR Holdings (owner of Mesaba Airlines and Big Sky Airlines) from October 1999 through September 2008. He has held executive level positions with Atlas Air, LSG Sky Chefs and Continental Airlines.
He holds an MBA from Southern Methodist University and a BS from Cornell University.