Mr. William A. Franke is Founder & Managing Partner at Indigo Partners LLC.
In addition to founding Indigo Partners in 2002, Mr. Franke is Managing General Partner of Newbridge Latin America.
He has been President and Owner of Franke & Company since 1987. He previously served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of America West Holdings Corporation from February 1997 and President from April 1999 until his retirement on September 1, 2001.
Mr. Franke received a Bachelor of Arts degree and a bachelor of law degree from Stanford University. Mr. Franke was a Director of Phelps Dodge Corp. and ON Semiconductor Corp., which he joined in December 1999. Mr. Franke currently serves as the Chairman for Spirit Airlines.