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JAXPORT’s Board of Directors elects new officers

[ October 30, 2019   //   ]

The JAXPORT Board of Directors selected new officers, unanimously electing Jacksonville business executive and civic leader John D. Baker II as Chairman.

Baker is Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FRP Holdings, Inc., a successor to real estate company Patriot Transportation Holding, Inc., where he served as President and Chief Executive Officer from 2008-2010 and Executive Chairman from 2010-2015. Prior to joining Patriot, Baker was President and Chief Executive Officer of Florida Rock Industries, Inc. He serves on the Board of Directors for Wells Fargo and maintains volunteer leadership roles in several community educational organizations including Tiger Academy, KIPP School Jacksonville, Edward Waters College and the YMCA of Florida’s First Coast.

Baker and the following officers will serve through Sept. 30, 2020:
• Vice Chairman: Jamie Shelton, President of bestbet Jacksonville
• Treasurer: Wendy Hamilton, President, Eventide Investments of Florida, Inc.
• Secretary: J. Palmer Clarkson, Founder, President and CEO of Bridgestone HosePower, LLC.

Other members of the JAXPORT Board of Directors include Immediate Past Chairman John Falconetti, Chairman and CEO of Jacksonville-based print services provider Drummond; Ed Fleming, Retired CEO/President, Atlantic Marine Holding Co, LLC; and Dr. John Newman, Senior Pastor, The Sanctuary at Mt. Calvary.