flyExclusive appoints Matt Lesmeister as CFO


Private jet charter company flyExclusive said they have appointed Matt Lesmeister as the company’s chief financial officer (CFO) effective from June 25, 2024.

“We are excited to have Matt lead us through our next phase of growth as CFO. His extensive public company experience will be highly valuable as we continue to add focus and rigor to our finance department,” said Jim Segrave, CEO and founder, flyExclusive.

Lesmeister was working as the company’s chief accounting officer prior to his promotion.

Lesmeister joined flyExclusive on May 30, 2024, as executive vice president and chief of staff. He has 14 years of public company experience across various finance roles, most recently at Fox Factory Holding Corp.

At Fox Factory Holding Corp, Lesmeister built an FP&A organisation from the ground up with an emphasis on business partnership, cross-functional collaboration, KPI management and the efficient deployment of capital resources.

“I was drawn to flyExclusive because it is unlike any other business in private aviation,” said Matthew Lesmeister, CFO, flyExclusive.

“Because of the company’s vertical integration strategy, we have full control over what we offer our customers, and we have a great opportunity to act strategically in the months ahead as we continue our journey as a publicly-traded company.”