Management Team

NEXA Capital Partners draws on the diverse backgrounds, skills, experience, and creativity of professional managers selected on the basis of both their prior accomplishments in industry, finance, and government, and their achievement in leading academic institutions. NEXA's leadership have served as executives and key advisors at the top tier of leading companies and government agencies around the world. Our expertise and track record are applied to enhance total investment value by providing the insight, objectivity, judgment, and expertise required to make critical investment and operating decisions.

Officers

Michael J. Dyment

Michael J. Dyment
Founder and Managing Partner

With thirty years' industry experience, Mike is a trusted advisor to institutional investors and top management in the aerospace, transportation and finance sectors. Michael specializes in corporate finance, business strategy, enterprise value dynamics and value creation.

Russell G. Chew

Russell G. Chew
Senior Advisor

With both commercial and government policy perspectives, Russ brings with him a strong history of industry knowledge and leadership. Executive positions at both JetBlue Airways (President, COO) and American Airlines (System Operations) complement his experience leading operational execution at the Federal Aviation Administration (COO).

Management and Advisors

James P. Hughey

James P. Hughey
Principal

With deep understanding of the transportation and aerospace sectors, Jim brings a history of operational and financial expertise with roles ranging from consulting to venture capital.

Pete West

Pete West
Principal

Pete applies more than 30 years of legislative, political, governmental policy and strategy, and organizational experience to address client needs. He is a well-known, highly-respected advocate before federal, state, local and international levels of government, as well as the media, with emphasis on the U.S. Congress and agencies with jurisdiction over aviation and transportation.

Hank Krakowski

Hank Krakowski
Principal

Captain Krakowski previously served as the COO of the FAA's Air Traffic Organization, where he was responsible for all aspects of the U.S. air traffic control system its operation and maintenance, financial performance, research and acquisition of new systems and equipment, and planning for the ATC system of the future. He also spent nearly 30 years at United Airlines in a variety of senior management positions, including VP Flight Operations, where he was responsible for flight operations, flight training and standards, technology and labor relations.