Jorge L. Gonzalez
President & CEO, St. Joe Co., Watersound
Gonzalez has both undergraduate and graduate degrees from Florida State. He’s served on the university’s board of trustees and also has been active on the Northwest Florida Manufacturer’s Council, the Florida Chamber Board of Directors, and the Enterprise Florida Board of Directors. He’s been with St. Joe since 2002, has nearly 30 years of experience in planning and real estate.
In the wake of Hurricane Michael, St. Joe has been proceeding with a wide array of residential and commercial development projects across Bay, Walton and Gulf counties in Northwest Florida. Among those efforts is a new 554-acre master planned community in Mexico Beach, Florida that will include townhomes, single-family homes, rental apartments and a walkable commercial village. Throughout its Florida holdings, the company has more than 1,300 homesites under contract.