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of vice chairman of Banyan's Safety
Committee, which was critical during
" Kenny performed an excellent job
in keeping teammates and customers
safe while following all CDC guidelines
and making sure Banyan was setting
the highest standard in the industry, "
said Jon Tonko, Banyan's vice president
of FBO services.
To further enhance his team's
safety, Gibson recently led the first-ever
safety standdown event with plans
to continue this program quarterly.
He also runs spotting procedure
Gibson's choice of career was influenced
by his father, who worked as general
manager of airline services for Signature
Flight Support. Gibson found himself
immersed in the aviation industry at
a young age.
" I grew up with a passion for aviation
as my father was a GM for an aviation
company and always brought me
around airplanes. I was only 3 years
old when I first rode on a tug on the
ramp, " he recalls.
In an effort to give today's youth the
same exposure to aviation, Gibson participates
in a number of events focused
" We try to promote it as best we
can, " he says.
Gibson volunteers during the annual
Challenge Air Fly Day event at FXE as
well as the airport's annual Safety Day
and STEM Fest for local students.
" I also contact local schools to allow
their students interested in aviation
to come and tour the Banyan complex
and the airport. I am the head of the
committee for Take Your Child to Work
Day, and I enjoy creating a fun and
safe itinerary of events for teammates'
children to follow through the day, "
Gibson says. " It is a pleasure and honor
to work at Banyan where the CEO truly
cares about each teammate and actively
participates in the growth of our
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of may2022
Editor's Note: How Should We Address the Labor Shortage?
Key Considerations for Effective Ramp Communication
Stinar LLC: 2022 Product Leader of the Year
Kenny Gibson: 2022 Team Leader of the Year
Rudy Yates: 2022 Lifetime Achievement
Water Barrier Filters Drop In
Africa's Business Aviation Potential
PCA Hose Extending and Retracting Made Easy
Historical Highlights of the GSE Industry
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may2022 - Editor's Note: How Should We Address the Labor Shortage?
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may2022 - Business Buzz
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may2022 - Key Considerations for Effective Ramp Communication
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may2022 - Stinar LLC: 2022 Product Leader of the Year
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may2022 - Kenny Gibson: 2022 Team Leader of the Year
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may2022 - Rudy Yates: 2022 Lifetime Achievement
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may2022 - Africa's Business Aviation Potential
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may2022 - PCA Hose Extending and Retracting Made Easy
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