Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
Brad Rich joined Mesa Air Group as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in March 2019, bringing over 30 years of airline industry leadership experience.
Before Mesa, Rich served as United Airlines’ Senior Vice President of United Express Operations, where he oversaw the carrier’s relationship with its regional partners, including Mesa. Prior to his role with United, Rich spent 27 years at SkyWest, Inc. where he played a key role in the company’s growth, the development of flying contracts with several major carriers, and lead negotiations for multiple large-scale acquisitions. During his tenure at SkyWest, Rich spent 20 years as chief financial officer and three years as president.