Meet Our Team

ALEC MATT
Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Email: [email protected]
Office: 646-979-3688

Mr. Matt has 13 years of aircraft finance experience. Prior to co-founding  AirWheel, Mr. Matt spent 8 years as Senior Vice President at Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation’s (SMBC) Aviation Capital(previously RBS Aviation Capital), one of the largest commercial aircraft leasing firms in the world. In this role he bought and sold  in excess of 1.3 billion worth of aircraft. Prior to SMBC, Mr. Matt was with Jetscape, one of the largest independent  lessors, where he headed up the group’s aircraft sales and third-party management business. Mr. Matt earned his Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University in 2000. He is an aviation enthusiast with a private pilot’s license and an instrument rating. Mr. Matt is active in Angel-Flight, a charity focused on transporting remote-based patients to large metropolitan areas for medical treatment. He is on the board of the Saranac Brewery.

ALLISON ROSEN
Managing Partner & Co-Founder

Email:  [email protected]
Office: 646-979-3686

Ms. Rosen has 30 years of investment experience. Prior to co-founding  AirWheel, Ms. Rosen spent 9 years as a Senior Investment Professional at Litespeed Management LLC, an event-driven hedge fund where she also built an in-house Business Development department instrumental in AUM growth from 400M to almost 3B. Prior to this, Ms. Rosen co-founded  Catalyst Partners, an event-driven hedge fund, where she spent 9 years as one of two managing partners and portfolio managers. Prior to founding Catalyst Partners, Ms. Rosen began her career at Kellner, DiLeo & Co., a New York Stock Exchange member firm, where she was a General Partner and Co-Head of Arbitrage Research. Ms. Rosen earned her Bachelor of Arts from Colgate University in 1982. She served on the Board of Trustees of Colgate University for 9 years (term limited out) and is a Trustee Emeritus. Currently, she serves ex-officio on the Colgate Board’s Endowment Management Committee. Ms. Rosen is a Board Member of YRF Darca, which runs 23 high schools in Israel and provides educational opportunities for disadvantaged Israeli youth.