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Peter Chang ’74

Peter D. Chang was born in Taiwan and came to the United States at the age of fifteen. After completing high school in the Portland area, Mr. Chang attended Lewis & Clark College and graduated in 1974 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in international affairs. Mr. Chang went on to earn a Master’s degree in international management from The American Graduate School on International Management in Glendale, Arizona.

Mr. Chang, recently joined AerCap as Head of Leasing for Greater China region. AerCap (“AER”), a commercial airliner leasing concern, listed on NYSE.

During the 28 years in the industry, Mr. Chang has participated in the McDonnell Douglas – China Co-Production program, marketed MD narrow-body was well as wide-body aircraft. He was the first to start the aircraft Operating Leases in China while serving as Managing Director for Guinness Peat Aviation. Chang founded China Aviation Marketing Services, a consulting firm which represented Boullioun Aviation Services (also served as Sr. Vice President , Marketing 2000-2005) Gulfstream, FedEx, ATR, GPA, Singapore Aircraft Leasing Enterprises, Rockwell-Collins, Thomson, and other aviation related entities.  Mr. Chang also served as the Executive Director, for Aviation Capital Group located in Newport Beach, CA.

Mr. Chang, and his wife Alice Fajen Chang (’74), have two sons, Alexander and Patrick. They split their time between Seattle, Singapore and Bay of Islands, New Zealand.  As a family they enjoy travel, boating, cooking, reading, tennis, golf and scuba diving.

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  • David Ellis
    Vice President, Secretary, and General Counsel
    Phone 503-768-7691
    Fax 503-768-7688
    E-mail
    dgellis@lclark.edu

    Tina Blackwell
    Executive Assistant to the President
    Phone 503-768-7680
    E-mail
    clb@lclark.edu

    Bonny Benton
    Paralegal/Executive Assistant to Vice President, Secretary & General Counsel
    Phone 503-768-7689
    E-mail 
    bbenton@lclark.edu

    Office fax 503-768-7688