Ryan Durfee joined Fairmont as an Analyst in 2015, and brings an expertise in the firm’s commercial aerospace area. Prior to joining the firm Ryan was an Associate at the Magellan Aviation Group, a commercial aircraft aftermarket parts supplier and engine lessor based in Charlotte, NC. Ryan specialized in Business Development, airframe component sales for Boeing, Airbus, ATR, Bombardier, and Embraer fleets, as well as the valuation of prospective aircraft acquisitions and their major components.
In his previous role, Ryan engaged with senior airline executives and industry experts across MROs, OEMs, and financial institutions to identify industry trends and create solutions for positioning key assets. He was also responsible for establishing and maintaining commercial relationships with North American legacy operators, MROs, and OEMs.
Ryan graduated with Honors from The Schools of Business at Wake Forest University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Science in Business Enterprise Management, while focusing on International Business and minoring in Global Trade and Commerce. His curriculum was centered upon Operations Management, Quantitative Analysis, and Corporate Strategy. Ryan’s degree also included coursework and research in Financial Markets and Comparative Politics at Cambridge University and the London School of Economics and Political Science in the United Kingdom.