Mr. Ghanbar joined Castlelake in 2016 and is part of the Aviation Operations team, focused on oversight of the operational aspects of investment execution and structuring, investment valuation, and internal and external reporting in the aviation business. Prior to joining Castlelake, Mr. Ghanbar was with Air Lease Corporation (ALC), where he focused on various finance and accounting roles, most recently serving as their Vice President and Controller. Prior to ALC, Mr. Ghanbar was with The Ryland Group Inc. as a senior financial accountant and PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP as an auditor. Mr. Ghanbar co-founded and serves on the board of WellDone International, a non-profit organization utilizing technology and design to improve global access to clean water and other human health services. Mr. Ghanbar received his B.S. from the University of California at Riverside in business. Mr. Ghanbar is a CPA (active).