Jude was appointed Sun Country’s President and Chief Executive Officer in July of 2017. He previously served as the COO and EVP of Allegiant Travel Co. While at Allegiant he was the senior executive responsible for Marketing, Network, Operations, Treasury, Fleet, Scheduling, Pricing, Ancillary Products, Digital, Distribution, Charters, and Loyalty. Prior to his career with Allegiant, Jude was a finance manager at American Airlines. Jude has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and a Masters of Business Administration from University of Texas. From 1996 to 2002, he was an Infantry Officer in the US Marine Corps. Jude and his wife, Ty, have three children and reside in Deephaven, MN.