President & CEO, Business Development Board of Palm Beach County, West Palm Beach
The Business Development Board is the official public-private economic development board for Palm Beach County. It is charged with recruiting companies to the area and with retaining and expanding those already located there. Smallridge has been with the 14-employee organization for 32 years, gaining national attention for leading the way on attracting Wall Street firms to the area — 80 at last count.
|EDUCATION||University of Florida (BS)|
|WOULD CHANGE about Florida||The affordability. It is becoming expensive to live in South Florida.|
|ADMIRES||Eric Silagy of FPL — the team he’s built and the constant focus on making Florida a better place to live, work, learn and play.|
|READING||What Got You Here Won’t Get You There, by Marshall Goldsmith|