Ryan Albizzati is the COO at Executive Flight Centre and manages the Finance, Human Resource, Information Technology and Administration teams. Ryan brings over 16 years of accounting and management experience in both the private company and public company realms.
Ryan graduated from the University of Calgary with a Bachelor of Commerce degree and joined PricewaterhouseCoopers to earn his Chartered Accountant Designation. During his seven years at PwC, Ryan specialized in owner-managed businesses and gained invaluable experience in understanding private company strategies, operations, and culture.
In 2002, Ryan worked at the Winroc Corporation as their Controller. Winroc was a large private entity with operations in Canada and the USA. Ryan was an instrumental part of the management team that facilitated the sale of Winroc to Superior Plus Income Trust in June 2004.
Ryan was then hired by Net Safety Monitoring in 2005 to be its Chief Financial Officer. As part of the executive team, Ryan led Net Safety through a rapid growth program and international expansion which saw sales increase exponentially. Net Safety was acquired in July 2011 by Emerson Electric Co. and Ryan was a key leader in ensuring Net Safety’s successful integration into Emerson’s reporting and operating structure.
Ryan’s motto for life is to “work hard and play hard”. He is an avid curler and loves the game of golf. He is married and has two young girls who keep him very active and young at heart.