Published in Midwest Flyer – August/September 2019 issue
Brian Ryks, executive director and CEO of the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) in the Twin Cities, has been elected to the Board of Directors of the American Association of Airport Executives (AAAE). AAAE is the world’s largest professional organization representing airport management at public-use commercial and general aviation airports.
In 2016, Ryks was selected to lead MAC, which owns and operates Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport and six general aviation reliever airports in the Twin Cities metropolitan area.
Ryks holds a professional affiliation with the Great Lakes Chapter of AAAE (GL-AAAE) of which he is past president. Ryks also serves on the Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) Board of Directors.