John Contas

John is Co-Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of Lobo Leasing. Before joining Lobo, John founded and ran an aviation finance and leasing advisory group which served the commercial helicopter and business jet aviation market segments. Over his career, John has worked for a host of banking and finance companies including, Bank of America, Bank of New England, US West Capital and Wentworth Capital (now Wells Fargo Equipment Finance) where he held positions in business development, transaction structuring and underwriting and portfolio management. John is a graduate of the University of New Hampshire with a degree in Plant Science and holds a Masters Degree in Economics from the University of Maine. He is based in Lobo’s San Francisco office.