Arts/Entertainment/Sports

MATTHEW CALDWELL

PRESIDENT & CEO, FLORIDA PANTHERS HOCKEY, SUNRISE

Caldwell is a West Point graduate who studied European and military history and went on to earn a law degree and MBA from Northwestern University in Illinois. He served five years as a U.S. Army officer in Iraq, Kosovo and Germany and was awarded a Bronze Star, an Iraq Campaign Medal and a NATO Kosovo Military Medal.

He worked in finance as a vice president at Goldman Sachs before getting into sports management. Caldwell joined the Panthers as COO in 2014 and became team president and CEO, describing his mission as a turnaround challenge.

EDUCATION West Point (BS), Northwestern University (MBA, JD)
FLORIDA ISSUE Sea-level rise
STAYING FIT Crossfit
PHILANTROPHIC PASSION The Florida Panthers Foundation committed $5 million over five years to the South Florida community. The four pillars of our foundation: Veterans issues, youth hockey, children’s health and education, and raising awareness for the endangered Florida panther.

KEN BABBY

FAST FORWARD SPORTS GROUP

Mark Bellissimo

Equestrian Sports Productions

Matthew Caldwell

Florida Panthers Hockey

Tony Dungy

Broadcaster

Tom Garfinkel

Dolphins and Hard Rock Stadium

STEVE HOGAN

FLORIDA CITRUS SPORTS

NANCY HOGSHEAD-MAKAR

CHAMPION WOMEN

Derek Jeter

Miami Marlins

Shahid “Shad” Khan

Jacksonville Jaguars

JUDY LISI

STRAZ CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

Alex Martins

Orlando Magic

Duncan McClellan

Duncan McClellan Gallery

JUDITH MITCHELL

RAYMOND F. KRAVIS CENTER

Jay Monahan

PGA Tour

KATHY RAMSBERGER

DR. PHILLIPS CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS

KAY RAWLINS

ORLANDO CITY SC

Matt Silverman

Tampa Bay Rays