Jude Bricker has served as the Chief Executive Officer of Sun Country Airlines since July 2017. Sun Country has led the US airline industry in profit margin through the pandemic and is now also the fastest growing public mainline carrier.
Bricker has 18 years of experience in the aviation industry. Prior to joining Sun Country, from 2006 to 2017, he held various leadership roles at Allegiant Travel Company and Allegiant Air, including Chief Operating Officer of Allegiant Travel Company and President of Allegiant Air. As Chief Operating Officer of Allegiant Travel Company, Bricker was the senior executive responsible for marketing, network, operations, treasury, fleet, scheduling, pricing, ancillary products, digital, distribution, charters, loyalty and investor relations.
From 2004 to 2006, Bricker was Finance Manager at American Airlines. He was a Captain in the US Marine Corps from 1996 to 2002. He holds a BS in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of Texas.