Secretary, Board of Trustees
Vice President of Sales
Zane Rowe was elected to the Board of Trustees of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in March 2010. Mr. Rowe serves as Chairman of the Audit committee and is also a member of the Executive and Finance committees.
Joining electronics and computer giant Apple, Mr. Rowe is Vice President of Sales for the United States and Canada. Mr. Rowe previously served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for United Airlines, responsible for the airline’s overall financial operations.
Mr. Rowe was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for Continental Airlines from 2008 to 2010. He also was responsible for Continental’s technology department. Mr. Rowe joined Continental in 1993 and held various positions in the carrier’s finance and marketing departments, including Vice President of Financial Planning and Analysis and Senior Vice President of Network Strategy.
Mr. Rowe received his bachelor of science degree in aviation business administration from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and a master’s in business administration from San Diego State University. Prior to joining Continental, Mr. Rowe was an Adjunct Professor at Embry-Riddle where he taught economics.
In addition to his service as a Trustee, Mr. Rowe is a member of the Industry Advisory Committee member for the College of Business at Embry-Riddle. Additionally, Mr. Rowe serves on the Board of Directors at Rockwater Energy Solutions. He is married and has two children.