Brian Foley is an independent market analyst in the aviation industry and is often quoted in trade press and business journals. Assignments typically include market research, guidance retainers and other high level activities for the investment community, aviation companies and other consultancies.
He formed Brian Foley Associates (BRiFO) in 2006 after 20 years as Dassault Falcon Jet’s Director of Marketing. His career began at the Boeing Company in Flight Test and Marketing.
He’s a member of the Transportation Research Board (TRB) and serves on the regional airline, business aviation and helicopter subcommittees. Others include the Wings Club, Wichita Aero Club and Helicopter Association International (HAI).
The firm is often chosen on the basis of Foley’s reputation and recognition in the industry, being independent and opinionated and having actual management work experience in the aviation industry. He also maintains a footprint in the investment banking community through affiliate John W. Loofbourrow Associates, and in branding with affiliate SocialVoice LLC.
Mr. Foley holds a dual degree in mechanical and aerospace engineering from Syracuse University, MBA from Seattle University. He serves in Board Member and Senior Advisor capacities having completed the Wharton Executive Education Program on Corporate Governance.