CEO, JACKSONVILLE PORT AUTHORITY (JAXPORT), JACKSONVILLE
JaxPort is Florida’s largest container port and the nation’s second-busiest vehicle-handling port. Cargo activity there generates 138,000 jobs in Florida and more than $31 billion in annual economic output. Green, a Jacksonville native, worked for the city as deputy chief administrative officer and was the port’s chief lobbyist for more than a decade. He joined JaxPort in 2005 and was named CEO in 2017.
|EDUCATION||St. Andrews Presbyterian College (BA)|
|PROFESSIONAL EVOLUTION||From my time in city government to my role at the port, everything I do is about relationships. Treating people how you want to be treated pays off in the long run.|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||Family is everything to me. My wife, April, and I have a blended family with seven children.|
|FLORIDA ISSUE||Building and maintaining world-class infrastructure|
|ALTERNATE CAREER?||College basketball coach|
|STAYING FIT||JaxPort’s employee wellness program inspires me to make better choices.|