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Allegiant Travel Company Names Sandra Morgan as Newest Board Member
The Board of Directors of Allegiant Travel Company have appointed Sandra Morgan as the company’s newest board member. Ms. Morgan is an attorney, as well as a former regulator, and currently owns and manages Douglas Morgan LLC, a legal and consulting firm.
On Monday (October 18, 2021), Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) announced the appointment of Sandra Morgan as the company’s newest board member. Morgan is the immediate past chairwoman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board and is the founder and manager of Douglas Morgan LLC, a legal and consulting firm. As chair of the Nevada Gaming Board (2019-2020), she led the passage and implementation of cashless wagering regulations, and ensured all gaming licensees adopted policies prohibiting discrimination and harassment.
In Monday’s announcement, Allegiant’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr., said,
“Sandra brings a great deal of specialized experience in highly-regulated, high-profile industries that will be of tremendous benefit as our company continues to grow. She is a dynamic leader with a proven ability to navigate today's most complex industry issues, from labor regulations to cybersecurity. We are so pleased to have her join our leadership team.”
Also commenting on her new appointment, Sandra Morgan added,
“Allegiant is a true innovator in the travel industry – a dynamic company that continues to break the mold of traditional airlines. I'm excited to have the opportunity work alongside Maury Gallagher and the members of this distinguished board, and look forward to realizing the next phase of their vision in becoming a truly integrated travel company.”
From 2016 to 2019, Morgan served as the Director of External Affairs for AT&T, where she was responsible for legislative and community affairs work in Nevada. Prior to joining AT&T, she served in various leadership roles with the City of North Las Vegas, including serving as City Attorney from 2013-2016. Sandra Morgan also previously served as litigation attorney for MGM Mirage, now MGM Resorts International. In addition to her new role on Allegiant’s board, Morgan currently serves as an independent director with Fidelity National Financial, Inc., and with Cerberus Cyber Sentinel Corporation.
Founded in 1999, Las Vegas, Nevada-based Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) links passengers from small to medium cities to world-class leisure destinations with all non-stop flights and industry-low average fares. The company offers base airfares that are often half the price of a typical roundtrip ticket and operates an all-Airbus A320 Family fleet.
Source: Allegiant Travel Company