Movers and Shakers

Florida Board of Medicine Reappointed was Dr. Hector Vila, Tampa, a founding partner at Pediatric Dental Anesthesia. He was appointed to the Florida Board of Medicine in 2016 and has served as vice chair.

Florida Development Finance Corporation Appointed were Paul Tanner, Fort Lauderdale, managing director at Las Olas Capital Advisors; Rebecca Reynolds-Russell, Odessa, vice president and senior relationship manager for JP Morgan Chase’s government and not-for-profit banking group; and Ayanna Louis-Charles, Pembroke Pines, vice president with Morgan Stanley’s fixed income division. Reappointed was James Bradshaw, Jacksonville, northeast Florida chief executive officer of BBVA Compass.

Florida Housing Finance Corporation Appointed were Sandra Einhorn, Hollywood, executive director for the Coordinating Council of Broward; Ryan Benson, Fort Myers, vice president and principal of A Vernon Allen Builder, Inc. and a board member for the Florida Home Builders Association and the National Home Builders Association; and Bill Gulliford, Atlantic Beach, president of Major Machinery and Equipment, LLC and a retired City of Jacksonville council member and City of Atlantic Beach mayor and commissioner.

Florida Lottery Appointed secretary was Randall Hunt, Lake Mary, owner and chief executive officer of Athletic Apex, a national health and fitness chain. Hunt was appointed as a board member of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority by Governor DeSantis in February.

Florida State College at Jacksonville District Board of Trustees Appointed was Rod Odom, Yulee, a retired CEO at AT&T Southeast; and reappointed was Laura DiBella, Fernandina Beach, port director for Fernandina Ocean Highway and Port Authority.

Hillsborough County Aviation Authority Reappointed was Robert Watkins, Tampa, a certified public accountant and president of Robert Watkins & Company, P.A. He has served on the Hillsborough Aviation Authority since 2011 and currently serves as chair.

Jacksonville Port Authority Appointed were Daniel Bean, Jacksonville, partner at Abel Bean Law, P.A; and Ed Fleming, Jacksonville, retired CEO and President of Atlantic Marine.

South Florida Water Management District Governing Board Appointed was Benjamin Butler, Lorida, manager of Butler Oaks Farm, and the director of the Okeechobee Farm Bureau.

Southwest Florida Water Management District Governing Board Appointed were Jack Bispham, Myakka City, owner and operator of Red Bluff Plantation who has served as a Soil and Water Conservation Service supervisor, a member of the Manasota Basin board and as a member of the Sarasota Bay Estuary Program Policy board; and Seth Weightman, Dade City, municipal services manager with Republic Services, Inc.

Tampa Port Authority Appointed was William Theodore “Ted” Conner, Tampa, senior vice president at Old Republic National Title Insurance Company. Reappointed were Hung Mai, Tampa, president and chief executive officer at H.T. Mai, Inc.; and Patrick Allman, Tampa, general manager at Odyssey Manufacturing Company.

University of West Florida Board of Trustees Reappointed was Alonzie Scott, Philadelphia, director of the Enterprise Talent Management Office and a senior executive advisor at the Naval Surface Warfare Center’s Philadelphia division.