Directors and Officers
Rick Flynn, Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer
Rick is currently Executive Vice President and Chief Corporate Development Officer. He held the positions of Chief Financial Officer at Chorus prior to his current appointment in 2015 where he is charged with leading initiatives in strategic areas that leverage the Chorus group of companies’ expertise and relationships in identified growth areas.
His experience in the regional airline industry spans over 30 years when he started as financial controller with Air Nova in 1986 and encompassed assignments and responsibility in most functional areas within the industry including finance, airports, inflight, commercial, sales and marketing. He was Vice President, Business Development under the merged Air Canada Regional Airlines in 2000, and in 2003 was seconded to Air Canada for a two-year period where he led the restructuring of all domestic carrier commercial agreements post the merger between Air Canada and Canadian Airlines.
Rick currently serves as a Board member on the following non-profit organizations; Air Transport Association of Canada, Canadian Aviation Hall of Fame, Saint Mary’s University and CPA Canada’s advisor committee, Canada Performance Reporting Board. He has also served in the past as a director of several small cap publicly-traded companies involved in the mining sector.
He is a CPA (Chartered Accountant), who holds a Bachelor of Commerce Degree (Honours) from Memorial University in St. John’s, Newfoundland, and a Master in Business Administration from Saint Mary’s University in Halifax, Nova Scotia.