Michael L. Welch

Vice President and Portfolio Manager

“The integrity and prudence of the team at BTR is the foundation of the firm’s commitment to client service.”

  • • MSAF, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
  • • MBA, Assumption University – Thailand
  • • BA, University of San Diego

Mike joined BTR in 2021 as Vice President and Portfolio Manager after having spent the bulk of his career in commercial and private aviation. Prior to joining BTR, Mike supported aircraft acquisition and private aviation consulting projects for high-net-worth individuals and Fortune 500 clients. He also managed and priced portfolios of commercial aircraft and engines at TrueAero and Air Lease Corporation. Mike received an M.B.A from Assumption University in Bangkok, Thailand as well as an M.S. in Aviation Finance from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University in Daytona Beach, Florida.

In his free time, Mike and his wife enjoy hiking, taking motorcycle rides and traveling. He also enjoys volunteering with local organizations, reading and cooking.