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About Our Board J. Hyatt Brown Chairman Brown & Brown, Inc.    Founded in 1939, Brown & Brown is one of the largest most respected independent insurance intermediaries in the nation.  In July 2014, Business Insurance magazine identified Brown & Brown as the sixth largest independent insurance intermediary organizations in the US and the seventh largest such organization in the world.  Brown & Brown is one of the select companies that comprise the Standard & Poor’s Mid-Cap 400 Index and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol BRO.
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Glenn S. Ritchey, President/CEO Jon Hall Automotive Group/Ritchey Autos Southeast Automotive Management    The Jon Hall Chevrolet, Inc. family has been proud to serve the automotive needs of the Daytona Beach area for over 20 years.  Jon Hall is proud to be recognized by GM as the #1 Volume Chevrolet dealer in the Southeast.
Mike Read President Teledyne Marine    Teledyne Marine is an alliance of Teledyne Technologies companies that deliver high-reliability engineered interconnect solutions for power transmission, data transmission and monitoring application to operators in the oil and gas exploration and production industry.  The World Headquarters in Daytona Beach employs more than 500 workers locally.  In 2013, Teledyne opened its Technology Development Center.  This 52,000 square foot R&D facility works to bring forward engineered solutions to complex technical challenges.
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Mike Panaggio Chief Executive Officer DME Holdings    DME was founded in 1982.  The company, whose main office is located in Daytona Beach, focuses on personalized cross-media communication strategies.   DME serves fast-paced vertically integrated marketing environments with a focus on data-driven and results-oriented targeted communications.
Dr. D. Kent Sharples Dr.   D.   Kent   Sharples   was   born   and   raised   in   northwest   Ohio.      He   attended   Bowling   Green   State   University   where   he   earned   a Bachelor’s   and   a   Master’s   Degree.      Upon   graduation   he   moved   to   Athens,   Ohio   where   he   taught   in   the   College   of   Engineering and   Technology   at   Ohio   University   for   seven   years.         Following   his   passion   for   Community   Colleges   he   earned   a   PhD   in Education Administration with an emphasis on Community Colleges. Following   30   years   as   a   community   college   President,   D.   Kent   Sharples   was   appointed   as   the   first   President   of   the   CEO Business   Alliance,   a   private   sector   initiative   in   economic   development.         The   CEO   Business   Alliance   is   dedicated   to   improving the quality of life through the economic growth of Volusia County.  
NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Racing) was founded in 1948 by Bill France, Sr., to establish a common set of rules that would govern stock car racing from track to track.  Today, NASCAR is the most prominent sanctioning body in stock car racing based on geographic presence, membership and sanctioned events.  NASCAR and Grand Am races are arguably the highest viewed spectator sporting events in the world. Jim France Chairman and CEO NASCAR Tim Phillips President P & S Paving Inc.    P & S Paving, Inc. a paving company serving central Florida, was incorporated in 1993.  P & S Paving has successfully completed numerous road projects, including but not limited to I-95, SR 400, SR 442 and US Highway 1.  Other major projects within our community include Daytona International Speedway and One Daytona, Daytona Beach area’s premier retail, dining and entertainment destination scheduled to open in 2017. Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. celebrated its 100th year in Florida in 2002.  In the early decades of the century, “Consolidated” was reputedly the largest land owner in Florida holding almost two million acres of land.  It remains today the largest land owner in the Daytona Beach area with approximately 11,500 acres of undeveloped land.  Consolidated-Tomoka is headquartered in Daytona Beach and its common stock is traded in the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol CTO. John P. Albright President and Chief Executive Officer Consolidated-Tomoka Land Co. Lesa France Kennedy Vice Chair and Chief Executive Officer International Speedway Corporation    Founded in 1953, International Speedway Corporation (ISC) is a leading promoter of motorsports entertainment activity in the United States.  ISC currently owns and operates 13 of the nation’s premier motorsports entertainment facilities with an approximate total of one million grandstand seats and over 525 VIP suites.  ISC maintains its corporate offices in Daytona Beach and its common stock is traded on NASDAQ under the symbol ISCA. AdventHealth Daytona Beach has 359-beds and is one of the six hospitals in Flagler, Lake and Volusia counties that composes the AdventHealth Central Florida Division - North Region.   Formerly known as Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, the organization’s parent company changed the name of all wholly-owned entities to AdventHealth on Jan. 2, 2019. Based in Altamonte Springs, AdventHealth is a connected system of care. With more than 80,000 team members, AdventHealth is one of the nation’s largest faith-based health care systems with nearly 50 hospitals and hundreds of care sites in nearly a dozen states.   With the mission of Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ, AdventHealth Daytona Beach provides whole person care to heal the body, mind and spirit. For more information about AdventHealth Daytona Beach, visit AdventHealthDaytonaBeach.com.
Ed Noseworthy Chief Executive Officer AdventHealth Daytona Beach
Lowell Lohman CEO Lohman Property Management    Lohman Property Management and Lowell Apartments owns 24 apartment complexes in Daytona Beach, Orlando and Jacksonville.  The properties have a total of 4,000 units and employ approximately 30 associates. Bruce Heugel Senior Vice President and CFO B. Braun Medical, Inc.    Since 1839, B. Braun has delivered innovative healthcare products, services and educational programs that enhance the care and safety of patients and healthcare professionals in the fields of drug delivery, IV therapy, pain control, clinical nutrition, dialysis and vascular intervention.