Leadership Team

A deep bench of experienced professionals with tenure and expertise in aviation asset-backed securitization.

Joseph Horgan, CPA

Senior Vice President, Phoenix American Financial Services
Director, PAFS Ireland, Ltd.

Joe is the Senior Vice President of Phoenix American Financial Services, Inc. and Director of PAFS Ireland Ltd. Mr. Horgan has been with the Phoenix American group of companies since 1998. He is responsible for overseeing the management of accounting, financial reporting, cash management, and administration. He is also in charge of reporting to the boards of various aviation clients. Prior to joining Phoenix American, Mr. Horgan was an auditor with Price Waterhouse, LLP.

Mr. Horgan received a B.S. in business administration with an emphasis in accounting from California State University, Chico, and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

John McInerney

Managing Director, PAFS Ireland, Ltd.

John is the Managing Director of PAFS Ireland, Ltd., Phoenix American’s Irish operations based in Shannon, Ireland. Mr. McInerney has served within the Phoenix American group of companies in various roles since 2008, taking on increasing responsibilities within the fast-growing business and helping propel the company to the status of Premier Provider of Managing Agent Services to the aircraft asset-backed securities industry. Prior to joining Phoenix American, Mr. McInerney worked with PricewaterhouseCoopers in Dublin and Boston.

Mr. McInerney is a Fellow Chartered Accountant (FCA) and holds a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a master’s degree in accounting from the National University of Ireland, Galway.

Robert Cassidy

Senior Manager, PAFS, Ireland, Ltd.

Rob is a Senior Manager with PAFS Ireland, Ltd. Mr. Cassidy joined the Phoenix American group of companies in 2014. He has extensive aviation finance experience and has worked on multiple ABS deals. He is a chartered accountant and a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland. He received his accountancy training at Deloitte, Dublin.

Mr. Cassidy graduated with honors with a B.A. in accounting and finance from Dublin City University.

Eibhlin O’Connor

Senior Manager, PAFS, Ireland, Ltd.

Eibhlín is a Senior Manager with PAFS Ireland, Ltd. She has served in various roles within the Phoenix American group of companies since 2013. She has extensive aviation finance experience and has worked on multiple ABS deals. She is a chartered accountant and a member of Chartered Accountants Ireland. She received her accountancy training at Deloitte, Dublin.

She graduated with honors with a B.A. in Law and Accounting from the University of Limerick.

Lorraine Mackey

Manager, PAFS, Ireland, Ltd.

Lorraine is a Manager with PAFS Ireland, Ltd. She joined the Phoenix American group of companies in 2016. Lorraine has extensive accounting and finance experience. Prior to joining PAFS Ireland, she worked as a financial accountant in Zimmer Biomet, a medical device manufacturer. Lorraine is a Chartered Accountant, having completed her training with O’Donovan Lavin, an accounting and audit practice based in Limerick.

She holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Insurance and European Studies from the University of Limerick.

Lisa O’Sullivan

Manager, PAFS, Ireland, Ltd.

Lisa O’Sullivan is a Manager with PAFS Ireland, Ltd. She joined the Phoenix American group of companies in 2015. She has extensive aviation finance experience and works on a number of ABS deals with her team. Prior to joining the company she worked in various technical audit / accounting roles with Deloitte Ireland and CPA Ireland. She is a chartered accountant (FCA).

She holds a bachelor’s degree in Social Science from University College Dublin. She also holds a postgraduate Higher Diploma in Business Studies from the University College Dublin Michael Smurfit Graduate Business School.

Fionnuala O’Donnell

Manager, PAFS, Ireland, Ltd.

Fionnuala O'Donnell is a Manager with PAFS Ireland, Ltd. She joined the
Phoenix American group of companies in 2014. She has extensive aviation
finance experience and has worked on multiple ABS deals. She is a
Chartered Certified Accountant and member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

She received her accountancy training at Russell Brennan Keane, Athlone. She graduated with honors with a B.A. in accounting and finance from Athlone IT.