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Aviation >SPECIAL SECTION “We are very fortunate to have a great core group of employees.” -Robb Bergeson, general manager // Edwards Jet Center offers private flights and provides the air ambulance aircraft for the two hospitals in Billings, Mont. > E D WA R D S J E T C E N T E R -----------------------------------------------[ P R O F I L E ] Edwards Jet Center 2010 sales: $15 million Headquarters: Billings, Mont. Employees: 90 Service: General aviation service and support -------------------------------------------------------------- A Soaring Success FAMILY OWNED EDWARDS JET CENTER PLACES A BIG FOCUS ON SAFETY AND SERVICE WHILE LOOKING FORWARD TO NEW GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES. BY A L A N D O R I C H are very fortunate to have a great core group of employees,” the general manager says. “[They] really understand that our business is based on safety and service.” Based in Billings, Mont., Edwards Jet Center is a full-service fixed-base operator (FBO) located at Billings Logan International Airport. The company was originally founded as Lynch Flying Service in 1948. In 2001, Cliff Edwards purchased the company from the Lynch family, and gave it his namesake. Today, “We currently have nine airplanes on our Part 135 (aircraft charter) Certificate,” Bergeson says, adding that Edwards Jet Center employs 90 full-time employees. No traveler wants to have a bad inflight experience. Instead, they want to feel safe with a crew that is ready to meet their needs. Robb Bergeson says Edward Jet Center’s understanding of this need has kept it successful over the last 63 years. “We 154 MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM SPRING 2012 http://www.MANAGEMENTTODAY-MAGAZINE.COM

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Management Today - Spring 2012

Management Today - Spring 2012
Millionaire Mega Toys
Power Words
Marketing Strategy
Wisdom Era
Mid-America Real Estate Group
The HT Group
Supply Chain
Carvajal Empaques
Graham Partners
Carley Foundry
Cotter Bros. Corp.
SMS Siemag
Allied Alloys
Albiasa Corp.
Columbus McKinnon
4 Guys Fire Trucks
Metalcraft of Mayville
MMIC Global
Tom James
US Pole Inc.
Kaivac Cleaning
Playworld Systems
Global Mergers
ADA Environmental Solutions
Kalahari Resorts
Genghis Grill
NewMark Merrill Companies
Rose Pest Solutions
Westgate Resorts
Marquis Alliance Energy Group
Ross Video
Daniels Electronics
Chatters Canada Ltd.
Metro Paper Industries
Special Section: Aviation
Honolulu International Airport
Edwards Jet Center
Greenpoint Technologies
Special Section: Peru Focus
Zip-Pak South America
La Viga S.A.
Special Section: Top Home Builders
Gehan Homes
Ole South Properties
The Warmington Group
Forino Corp.
Special Section: Most Promising Companies
Virtual Instruments
RGB Networks
Salient Federal Solutions
Ad Index
Last Look

Management Today - Spring 2012