Conrac Solutions Leadership Team

Mark Pfeffer (Board Member)
CEO and Chairman – Conrac Solutions

Mark Pfeffer is the founder of Conrac Solutions. He has successfully developed a myriad of complex private projects and has led privatization of public projects over the past 30 years. He has unique expertise and extensive knowledge of all aspects of consolidated rent-a-car (ConRAC) facility development, finance and operations at airports. He led the team that delivered the first privately developed ConRAC in the nation at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport in 2007.  ...  Subsequently, Mark led the design-build private delivery of the ConRAC at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport in 2015. In 2016, Mark and team delivered the first privately financed ConRAC in the United States for the Bismarck Airport. He has since grown and led the Conrac Solutions team, which today has ongoing operations at 14 airports.

In addition, Mark served with the Alaska Municipal Bond Bank Authority for 17 years, six years as chair, where AMBBA provided financing of capital improvement projects for local governments. Mark’s early career included founding and leading an architectural firm for 20 years, which still operates today. Mark earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Architecture from the University of Nebraska.

Daniel Pine (Board Member)
Managing Partner – CS Capital

Daniel Pine has more than 20 years’ experience in the financial services industry. Dan worked for the previous 10 years as a Managing Director at Marathon Asset Management, LP, a global alternative investment manager headquartered in New York with approximately $13 billion under management. At Marathon, he handled many of the firm’s long-term and private equity investments, including the structuring, development and asset management of transactions in  ...  real estate development and other industries. Prior to joining Marathon, Dan worked as a corporate attorney at the international law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP where he provided advice to corporations, private equity firms, hedge funds and investment banks in merger, acquisition, financing and reorganization transactions. Dan graduated from Emory University with a Bachelor of Business Administration and received his Juris Doctorate from UCLA School of Law.

Desiree Pfeffer (Board Member)
President – Conrac Solutions

Desiree sets and implements strategy for long-term planning and business operation. She leads the Shared Services Group, which includes business operations, accounting, finance, public relations, human resources, information technology, sales/marketing and more. She has more than 15-years of experience in the role of executive corporate officer including 10 years focused on business start-ups and subsidiary development for several Alaska Native Corporations utilizing opportunities within the federal small business development and grant programs.  ... 

She also has more than five years of experience as CEO/investor in commercial start-up/growth-oriented companies with offices in Alaska and project sites across the United States.

Chris Teich (Board Member)
President – CS Project Delivery

Chris Teich has over 20 years of experience in consolidated rental car facilities development, hotel development, real estate, and contract services. He specializes in financing, investment analysis, capital planning, asset management and real estate development. In addition to leading the CSPD team, Chris manages the project finance process from initial feasibility through placement of financing. Previously, he managed a portfolio of branded and boutique hotels for  ...  NANA Development Corporation. Chris began his finance career with Marriott International and Sodexo. He has the unique experience of working with both publicly traded and private companies, including sitting on the boards of several start-ups. Chris is a graduate of Washington State University with a Master’s in Business Administration in Finance and a Bachelor’s of Science in Hospitality Business Management.

Matt Fairbanks (Board Member)
President – CS Operators

Matt utilizes more than a decade of ConRAC-specific experience to lead the CS Operators team. He has demonstrated his ability to control costs, establish high expectations with employees and service providers, find innovative solutions and provide outstanding client service. Matt has a specialized degree from Brigham Young University in Facility and Property Management, Engineering, and Management. In addition, he is an accredited Facility Management  ...  Professional with the International Facility Management Association.

Amy Barnes
Vice President, Project Development – Conrac Solutions

Amy Barnes has more than 25-years of experience working with all levels of business and government. Leading the Business Development Group across the Conrac Solutions family of companies, Amy oversees company-wide pursuit of strategies for growth with a focus on the capture of new contracts.  ... 

With expertise in relationship development and strategy, Amy continually builds trusted rapport with airports, the car rental industry, ground transportation providers and associated partners. This enables her to quickly assemble a network for each project to build consensus and deliver solutions. Before joining CS, Amy co-owned a political consulting firm based in Seattle, WA. Amy is a graduate of Denison University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.

Andrew Right (Board Member)
Founder and Managing Partner – US Infravest

Andrew Right leads investment and growth in infrastructure businesses and initiatives for US Infravest. With two decades of experience in infrastructure investment, Andrew has led teams in business development and management with a focus on transportation opportunities in the private sector as well as all levels of government. Previously the founder and managing partner of Cherry Lane Capital, Andrew founded what is now US Infravest (formerly Related Infrastructure) in 2017.  ...  From 2015 to 2017, he had served as a Presidential Executive Fellow, Counselor to the U.S. Secretary of Transportation, and Acting Executive Director of the Build America Bureau at the U.S. Department of Transportation. Andrew has a B.S.E. in Civil Engineering and Operations Research Summa Cum Laude with a minor in Public and International Affairs from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School, where he was elected a Baker Scholar.

Peter Lyneham
Strategic Advisor – US Infravest

As Strategic Advisor for US Infravest, Peter Lyneham brings two decades of experience in infrastructure investment to the organization. Peter was most recently a Managing Director and founding member of Goldman Sachs’ Infrastructure Investment Group, having joined Goldman Sachs in 1999. The Infrastructure Investment Group managed approximately $10 billion of infrastructure funds by 2016.  ...  He sat on the Infrastructure Investment Group’s Investment Committee and Goldman Sachs’ firm-wide Physical Commodity Review Committee. Peter also sat on the boards of Associated British Ports, Redexis Gas, and Elenia. Peter has a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Bachelor of Laws from the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia.

Derrick Leung (Board Member)
Principal – US Infravest

As a member of the founding team at US Infravest, Derrick Leung brings more than a decade of investing experience in infrastructure and infrastructure-related sectors. Derrick was most recently an Assistant Vice President at Eaton Vance Management where he led public equity investments across a broad range of infrastructure sectors.  ...  Previously, Derrick served as a member of the Principal Investment Area and the Infrastructure Investment Group at Goldman Sachs. Derrick has a B.S.E. in Operations Research and Financial Engineering from Princeton University and an M.B.A. from Harvard Business School.

Bob O’Neill – Vice President, Design & Construction – CS Project Delivery

Bob O’Neill is a licensed civil engineer with more than 30 years’ experience in design, construction and project management. Bob integrates design-build project delivery and finance to achieve project certainty by establishing performance and delivery criteria in alignment with client objectives and financing. He is a primary contributor in preparation of project scope, budget and designs, lease agreements, design and construction contracts and other project specific agreements. Bob supervises a project management team focused on successful delivery of complex building projects around the country. Bob is currently or has managed the successful delivery of more than $1.5 billion in construction on time and within budget. Bob holds a Bachelor of Science from Clarkson University.

John Steiner, J.D. – Vice President, Chief Counsel – CS Project Delivery

John Steiner negotiates and drafts business and finance documents for Conrac Solutions Project Delivery since retiring in 2011 as an Alaska Senior Assistant Attorney General. With 18 years representing the Alaska Department of Transportation & Public Facilities, including 13 as chief counsel to the Anchorage and Fairbanks International Airports, John handled regulatory, leasing, concession, and financing matters, including consolidated rental car facility development at Anchorage. Active in Airport Council International – North America, John served ten years on its Legal Affairs Steering Group, including one year as chair. A graduate of Yale Law School, John holds a Bachelor of Science, summa cum laude from The Ohio State University.

Anthony Criddle – Vice President, Operations – CS Operators

Anthony’s operational leadership is at the core of the CS Operators’ service model. Responsible for the integrity and viability of operational services, Anthony leads proposal development, new account programming, contract negotiations, and consulting on operational design at new facilities. Anthony is also head of the team responsible for capital improvement and special projects at all ConRAC locations. Anthony earned a Bachelor’s degree in Facility Management from Brigham Young University, bringing a scientific and analytical approach to solving technical, operational, and financial challenges throughout operations.

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