Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) has appointed Scott Sheldon to serve as both its chief operating officer and chief financial officer. Sheldon officially assumed the role of chief operating officer on October 24, 2017. He had previously served as interim chief operating officer since May 2017.
"Scott has shown an incredible talent for managing people and solving problems," stated Allegiant President John Redmond. "He has built a very strong team in both finance and operations that allows him to effectively oversee both aspects of our business. We have seen tremendous improvements in our operation since he has been our interim COO, and we trust that through his leadership we will continue to see our operation strengthen."
Sheldon has served as Allegiant's chief financial officer since 2010. He joined Allegiant in 2004 as director of accounting, and served as principal accounting officer from 2007 to 2010 prior to his appointment as CFO. Before joining Allegiant, Sheldon, a certified public accountant, worked for the firm Perry-Smith, LLP in Sacramento, California.