Virginia Connolly is a 26-year GECAS executive who leads the Marketing and Corporate Communication Team.  In this role she is responsible for Investor Relations, all internal and external communications, competitor analysis and GECAS Branding.   In addition, she is responsible for Strategic Analysis and Execution, Competitor Analysis, Industry and Portfolio Analysis. 

Prior to this role Virginia was Associate at GE Capital’s Transportation and Industrial Funding Group when she joined GE. Upon completing the two-year Associate Program Virginia became a Risk Manager.  For five years she supported a variety a highly structured aviation transactions including sale leasebacks, debt, and multiple new order purchase agreements with the OEM’s. 

Virginia graduated magna cum laude from Northeastern University with a bachelor’s degree in finance and from University of Connecticut’s School of Business an MBA in finance and international business in 1993.  She is also a Quality Master Black Belt.