Time to announce yet another great speaker for NIRI SWRC, none other than American Airlines Managing Director of IR, Dan Cravens!
an Cravens has more than 20 years of business experience focusing primarily
in the capital markets. He is currently managing director of investor relations for
American Airlines Group Inc., and is based at its headquarters in Fort Worth,
Texas. In this position, Dan is responsible for managing the relationships and
communicating the company’s strategy and vision to the company’s institutional
investors and sell side analysts. Dan held this same role at pre-merger US
Airways Group, Inc. in Tempe, Arizona.
Prior to US Airways, Dan was a principal at Nest Ventures, a boutique private
equity and consulting firm in Phoenix where he consulted on capital formation,
mergers and acquisitions, and strategic planning. Additional work experience
includes corporate development for Wavo Corporation, a public digital media
company in Phoenix; and as an associate equity research analyst for Stonegate
Securities, Inc., a boutique investment bank located in Dallas, Texas.
Dan has a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Indiana University, a certificate in
business administration from the Kelley School of Business at Indiana, and an
MBA in International Finance from the Thunderbird School of Global
Management. Dan was recently named to the All-America Executive Team by
Institutional Investor Magazine for the eighth consecutive year and was also
named the top investor relations professional in the airline industry by that same
publication. In addition, Dan’s team was named to the 2017 Global Top 50 by IR
Magazine. He currently serves on the Board of Directors and is on the finance
committee of the American Airlines Credit Union.
Dan resides in Southlake, Texas with his wife Amy and four daughters.