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The Gaelic team brings decades of experience in growing and managing businesses. We know first-hand the challenges associated with running a successful company. We bring that experience and understating to each of our client engagements.  Our team will work to provide the most efficient and streamlined engagement, providing you with the assurance you need from a leasing partner.




Barry Conlon

Barry Conlon

Barry began his career in the Irish Defence Forces (IDF) where he spent eleven years as a specialist team leader in the IDF special operations forces, the Army Ranger Wing.  Following a distinguished career with the IDF, Barry joined Risk Management International, an Irish based risk consultancy firm. In 1998, he was appointed to the senior management of FreightWatch Group responsible for the development of their suite of logistic security services. In June of 2000, Barry was asked to establish the United States operations of FreightWatch International.  In 2010, he was appointed CEO of FreightWatch International responsible for all global operations.   In 2012, he sold FreightWatch to United Technologies Corporation, a Fortune 50 company based in the U.S. 

Raised in Ireland, Barry now resides in Austin, Texas with his wife of twenty-three years, Fionnuala. He is the proud father of two boys, Conor and Rory. 



Deborah Cole

Deborah Cole

With more than 20 years of accounting and operations experience, Deborah’s role as Gaelic Leasing’s Controller means she is the ultimate multi-tasker when it comes to establishing and maintaining the accounting, administration, and operations of the firm.

In addition to exceptional skills within all aspects of domestic accounting and finance, Deborah also brings a unique background in international accounting and foreign currency. Her keen attention to detail, knowledge of current business practices, proven leadership, management experience, and continuing education related to IRS federal and state regulations, combine to make her an invaluable asset to Gaelic’s history of creating successful companies in the American market.

After earning her Bachelor of Arts degree from Stephens College in Columbia, Missouri, Deborah became licensed as a CPA in the State of Texas.