SENIOR OPERATING PARTNER
CO-HEAD OF AEI PORTFOLIO STRATEGY & OPTIMIZATION GROUP
Mr. McAllister is a Senior Operating Partner at AE Industrial, bringing more than 32 years of leadership experience in commercial aviation. Mr. McAllister currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Belcan, an AE Industrial Partners portfolio company, and is the co-head of the AE Industrial Portfolio Strategy and Optimization Group.
Prior to joining AE Industrial in 2020, Mr. McAllister served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Boeing Commercial Airplanes from 2016 through October 2019. Prior to Boeing, Mr. McAllister spent 27 years with GE Aviation where he most recently served as President and CEO of GE Aviation Services responsible for providing a customizable suite of engine services life cycle offerings to customers. Mr. McAllister was previously Vice President and General Manager of Global Sales and Marketing. He has also held multiple GE Aviation leadership roles across Global Customer and Product Support, Overhaul & Component Repair Operations, Lean Six Sigma and Engineering.
Mr. McAllister started his career in 1986 with Howmet Corporation with assignments in engineering and production of investment cast turbine airfoils. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering from the University of Pittsburgh.
Mr. McAllister brings commercial aviation and aerospace depth across markets and strong global industry relationships. His leadership experience spans airplane, engines, services and supply chain with a strong foundation of leadership development, lean six sigma and digital analytics tools.
Mr. McAllister volunteers as Chairman of the Board of Orbis International, a non-profit global organization dedicated to preserving and restoring sight worldwide. His past board affiliations include the Washington Roundtable, Challenge Seattle and the Wings Club Board of Governors.