Michael Lawrence has been promoted to general manager at Premier Jet Center (PJC) in Eden Prairie, MN (Flying Cloud Airport, KFCM). Lawrence has been involved in aviation for nearly 25 years, joining PJC as operations manager in November of 2017.
Lawrence directs, coordinates, and oversees all activities of PJC, and has in-depth knowledge of PJC’s customer service, line operations, and facilities management, as well as business development. As general manager, Lawrence will also take responsibility for overseeing the company’s maintenance, paint, and upholstery departments.
“We congratulate Michael on this well-deserved promotion,” said Jim Sweeney, PJC president. “We have a high level of respect for Michael’s displayed leadership within our company. His extensive experience in the industry his relationships throughout the aviation community is valuable to our entire team."
Lawrence earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration with a minor in Airway Science/Aviation from Winona State University. Additionally, Lawrence holds a private pilot certificate and serves as a board member and secretary of the Minnesota Pilots Association. He is also a member of the Flying Cloud Airport Advisory Commission, president of the Anoka County Airport Association, and serves as the Flying Cloud representative for the Metropolitan Airports Commission Commercial Advisory Council.