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Fort Lauderdale, FL – Banyan Air Service proudly announces the promotion of Melissa Morgan to the position of Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Effective immediately, Melissa steps into her new role following the retirement of Jim Barcel, the company’s respected former CFO.

Melissa brings over twenty-six years of rich experience in accounting and financial management to her new position. As a licensed Certified Public Accountant (CPA), she has an extensive background working in diverse industries, including construction, logistics, manufacturing, and now aviation. Since joining Banyan in 2018 as Controller, Melissa has played a pivotal role in streamlining financial processes and enhancing operational efficiencies. Her promotion to CFO is a testament to her hard work, dedication, and deep understanding of the aviation industry’s financial landscape.

Prior to joining Banyan, Melissa served as a controller for a prominent manufacturing and distribution company in Florida, where she honed her skills in financial strategy and operations management. Her career also includes seven years in public accounting in Nevada, where she earned her CPA license in 2002. Melissa is a proud alumna of Florida Atlantic University, where she obtained her degree in accounting.

“We are excited to welcome Melissa into her new role as CFO,” said Don Campion, President of Banyan Air Service. “Her expertise not only aligns with our strategic goals but also reinforces our commitment to excellence and leadership in the aviation industry.”


Founded in 1979, Banyan Air Service has proudly served the aviation industry for 45 years. Strategically located at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport (KFXE) in South Florida, Banyan serves as the ideal gateway FBO to the Bahamas, Caribbean, and South America. Recognized for its world-class facilities and exceptional service, Banyan is an FAA and EASA-approved repair station with maintenance and avionics repair station approvals for numerous countries, offering a comprehensive range of business aviation services including heavy maintenance, interior and paint refurbishment, turbine engine service, structural repairs and modifications, avionics installation and repair services, aircraft parts, and aircraft sales and management.  Additionally, Banyan’s complex boasts the renowned Banyan Pilot Shop and the Jet Runway Café. Voted as the #1 U.S. FBO, Banyan Air Service is your one-stop solution for all aviation needs in Florida. For more information, visit



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