Press Release

George J. Priester Aviation Announces Leadership Elevations


WHEELING, IL (MARCH XX, 2024) – George J. Priester Aviation announces the creation of a new leadership team structure, further enhancing company-wide support of its brands; strengthening the regional bases and customer-facing teams that directly serve and interact with clients. With the move, Brent Moldowan will become the George J. Priester’s CEO and President, while […]

George J. Priester Aviation Unifies Customer-Focused Companies Under Legacy Brand


WHEELING, IL (FEBRUARY 2, 2024) – For nearly 80 years, the Priester family name has meant committed excellence in aviation services and customer-focused relationships. As the family-run company expands to include businesses with similar values, it announces that a legacy name from its rich history is returning to represent the overall business structure. George J. […]

Priester Aviation Elevates National Charter Sales Director


WHEELING, IL (OCTOBER 4, 2023) – With a growing base of national accounts and clientele, Priester Aviation announces the promotion of a sales specialist to lead its charter aircraft division. The private aircraft management, charter and management provider is promoting Victor Schaefer to National Director of Charter Sales. Schaefer, who joined in a similar position […]

Priester Aviation Adds Hill Private Aviation Charter and Management to Grow Companies Together


WHEELING, IL (JULY 18, 2023) – Family-led businesses have always delivered the most customer-focused aviation services, built on fostering long-term relationships and loyalty. Since 1945, Priester Aviation has prided itself on continuing to provide personal service while expanding its legacy to include greater resources and capabilities for its clients. Since 1955, Hill Aircraft has been […]

Priester Aviation and Mayo Aviation Name VP of Quality and Safety


WHEELING, IL (MAY 23, 2023) – Private aircraft management, charter and maintenance providers Priester Aviation and Mayo Aviation announce the promotion of recognized industry safety advocate Carl Bennett to the role of Vice President of Quality and Safety. Since 2018, Bennett has served as Director of Safety for Colorado-based Mayo Aviation, which joined with Priester […]

Priester Aviation & Mayo Aviation Renew Status on ACSF’s Industry Audit Standard Registry


WASHINGTON D.C., May 9, 2023 – The Air Charter Safety Foundation (, a 501(c)3 nonprofit whose mission is to promote aviation safety among general and business aviation operators, has recently reregistered Priester Aviation and Mayo Aviation to its Industry Audit Standard (IAS) Registry. The ACSF’s audit is a detailed gap analysis of an operator’s management […]