Maurice J. GallagherAllegiant Airplane

Dean’s Distinguished Speaker
Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr.

"Management Challenges from the Tarmac to 30,000 feet"
A Conversation with Allegiant Airlines Chairman and CEO

Learn valuable leadership advice from Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr., a UC Davis alumnus who contributed $10 million as the benefactor of our campus home, Gallagher Hall.

Video of the event

About the Event

Dean Ann Huff Stevens converses candidly with Gallagher on topics including his advice on how to overcome management challenges, lessons learned from when something didn’t go as planned, and what has been surprising about managing from small teams to a large operation.

Gallagher has been actively involved in the management of Allegiant Travel Company since he became the majority owner and joined the board of directors in 2001. He has served as chief executive officer 2003 and was named chairman in 2006. Gallagher has led Allegiant’s growth as a publicly traded airline, today worth nearly $3 billion.


Networking - 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Presentation - 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.


Walter A. Buehler Alumni Center
Alpha Gamma Rho Hall