Retail/Wholesale

Todd Jones

CEO, Publix Super Markets, Lakeland

Publix has grown from a single store in 1930 into a 1,260-store grocery chain with locations in seven Southeastern states and 225,000 employees. Jones began his Publix career in 1980 as a front-service clerk in New Smyrna Beach and worked in a variety of positions on his way to the top. Publix’s 730 store pharmacies have administered more than 1.4 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine in Florida. The company posted revenue of $45 billion last year.

EDUCATION New Smyrna Beach High School
NEW HOBBY My daughter is a speech pathologist and recently returned to school for her MBA. I have enjoyed sharing that experience with her.
ADMIRES Walt Disney World. Like Publix, Disney is in the business of bringing enjoyment to its customers and exceeding expectations.
SABBATICAL TOPIC I would study the Everglades.
READING Winning with Accountability, by Henry J. Evans

Mohammad Abu-Ghazaleh

Fresh Del Monte Produce

MATT BEALL

BEALL’S INC.

Colin Brown

JM Family Enterprises

Rob Burnette

Badcock Furniture

Brent Burns

JM Family Enterprises

J. Bryan Cooksey III

McCall Service

Thomas Corr

George E. Warren Corp.

Dan Doyle Jr.

DEX Imaging

Lee Evans

Bristol-Myers Squibb

James L. Ferman Jr.

Ferman Automotive

Daniel Gold

Future Energy Solutions

Robert Gordon

FreshPoint

David Gott

Sawgrass Mills

Debbie Harvey

Ron Jon Surf Shop

Agustin Herrán

Sedano’s Supermarket

Oscar Horton

Sun State International

Anthony Hucker

Southeastern Grocers

Rich Hume

TECH DATA

Todd Jones

Publix Super Markets

Michael Kasbar

World Fuel Services

Keith Koenig

City Furniture

DAVID J. LONG

OrangeTheory Fitness

MIKE MAROONE

MAROONE USA

Brett McGill

MarineMax

Irwin Novack

Kane's Furniture

John Peyton

Gate Petroleum

Kim Rivers

Trulieve Cannabis

Byron Russell

Cheney Bros.

Jeffrey Seaman

Rooms to Go

Gerry Smith

Office Depot

Troy Taylor

Coca-Cola Beverages Florida

Terry Taylor

Automotive Management Services

RONALD WANEK

ASHLEY FURNITURE INDUSTRIES