Chair of The Super Bowl Committee
Maurice J. Gallagher, Jr. has been actively involved in the management of Allegiant Travel Company since he became majority owner and joined the board of directors in 2001. He has served as the chief executive officer since 2003 and was designated chairman of the board in 2006.
Prior to his involvement with Allegiant, Mr. Gallagher devoted his time to his investment activities, including companies which he founded.
Mr. Gallagher is a 1971 graduate of the University of California at Davis with a BA in History; and, in 1974, received his MBA from The University of California at Berkeley. Currently Mr. Gallagher and his wife, Marcia, reside in Las Vegas, Nevada. His daughter, Claire, resides in Los Angeles, CA with her husband, Scott, his son, Spencer, lives in North Carolina and son Jordan resides in Las Vegas.
His hobbies include cycling and golf and he is an avid supporter of the UNLV Runnin’ Rebels basketball team.