Banyan Promotes Abby Self to Banyan Pilot Shop Manager

Fort Lauderdale, FL – June 10, 2021 — Abby Self was recently promoted to the position of store manager at Banyan Pilot Shop. In this position, she is responsible for the growth, leadership, organization and management of our retail store.

Abby began her career at Banyan in December 2019 as the store buyer. She has over 13 years of experience in the retail and merchandising industry with extensive experience as an e-commerce manager.

“We were fortunate to have Abby on the team as the retail industry took a hit during the pandemic year,” said Jon Tonko, Banyan’s Director of FBO Services.  “She has successfully brought store sales to new heights and continues to lead the team towards providing the best customer service experience.”

Abby not only brings management experience to the team, she also has her private pilot license with her tailwheel endorsement. She began her passion for aviation at an early age. Her father was a pilot and she was flying before she could walk. She learned to fly in Salt Lake City and hopes to complete her instrument rating then move on to commercial. Abby enjoys sharing her knowledge on flying and helping student pilots through their journey. She is also proud to be a member of the Ninety-Nines: International Organization of Women Pilots and continues to support women in aviation.