PEORIA — Two employees at the Metropolitan Airport Authority of Peoria have been promoted.

Doug Palmer will serve as assistant airport director for operations and maintenance at both Gen. Wayne A. Downing Peoria International Airport and Mount Hawley Airport. He's been director of operations and maintenance and has served in several other operations roles since joining the authority in 2010.

Steve Perrone will serve as director of finance and administration at both airports. He began work at the airports in February and succeeds Mary DeVries, who retired.