Khanh T. Tran is the retired President and Chief Executive Officer of Aviation Capital Group LLC, a global commercial aviation leasing company with $10 billion in assets and $3 billion in equity capital. Previously, he spent 25 years with the life insurance and annuity company Pacific Life, during which time he served in a number of senior executive roles, including President, Chief Investment Officer, Chief Financial Officer, and Treasurer.
Khanh graduated from Whittier College in Whittier, California, with a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in economics and political science. He also has an M.B.A. with a focus on finance and marketing from UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Khanh has served on several corporate boards, including CIT Group, Inc., Aviation Capital Group LLC, Pacific Life Insurance Company, and Scottish Re. He is currently on the Board of Advisors of the George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics, Chapman University, in Orange, California. Khanh is also a champion of diversity, equity, and inclusion: in 2019, he founded and currently serves as chairman of the Orange County, California chapter of Ascend Leadership, the largest Pan-Asian business professional membership organization in North America, dedicated to driving workplace and societal impact by developing and elevating Asian and Pacific Islander business leaders.
Khanh joined RGA’s Board of Directors in 2022.