FloridaWest Board Materials

FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance

Public Notices

 Executive Committee Meeting 
There will be a FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance Executive Committee Meeting on Thursday, October 6th, 2022, at 11:00 am in the third-floor conference room #307 at CO:LAB, 418 West Garden Street, Pensacola Florida. The public is welcome to attend. Persons needing special accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance, in writing, at P.O. Box 1992, Pensacola Florida 32591, or at [email protected], by written request 48 hours prior to the event date. For more information, please call (850) 898-2201 or send an email to [email protected] 

Executive Board Planning Session
There will be a FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance Executive Board Planning Session on Friday, September 16th, 2022, at 8:00 am in the third-floor conference room #307 at CO:LAB, 418 West Garden Street, Pensacola Florida. The public is welcome to attend. Persons needing special accommodation to participate in this meeting should contact the FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance, in writing, at P.O. Box 1992, Pensacola Florida 32591, or at [email protected], by written request 48 hours prior to the event date. For more information, please call (850) 898-2201 or send an email to [email protected] 

September Regular Meeting:
There will be a meeting of the FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance Board of Directors on Tuesday, September 27th, 2022 at 1:30 pm in the first-floor conference room #103 at CO:LAB Pensacola, 418 W Garden Street, Pensacola, FL.

The public is welcome to join in and provide public input.  If members of the public wish to speak to items on the agenda of regular board meeting or during the Visitor’s Forum, they will be given the opportunity to speak during the public comment portion of the meeting.

Persons needing special accomodation to participate in this meeting should contact the FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance, in writing, at PO Box 1992, Pensacola, FL 32591, or at [email protected], by written request 48 hours prior to the event date.

For more information, please call (850) 898-2201 or send an email to [email protected].

 

 

 

 

FloridaWest Board Members:

  • Rick Byars, President, Gulf Power Company
  • David Bear, Vice President, Lewis Bear Company
  • Ryan Tilley, Secretary-Treasurer, Escambia County Appointee,
  • Rebecca Ferguson,  Pensacola Energy Appointee
  • Charletha Powell, FloridaWest Appointee
  • Donnie McMahon, City of Pensacola Appointee
  • Olevia McNally, Escambia County Appointee
  • Don Palmer, ECUA
  • Jim Waite, Baskerville-Donovan

Investor Level:

  • Joshua Beardsley, Ascension Sacred Heart
  • Kelvin Enfinger, Greenhut Construction
  • K.C. Gartman, Baptist Health Care
  • Marcus McBride, CareerSource Escarosa
  • Dr. Ed Meadows, Pensacola State College
  • Dave Murzin, First Place Partners

Organizational Support:

  • Scott Luth, FloridaWest CEO
  • Jessica Scholl, Attorney
  • Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, Auditor

FloridaWest works constantly to create a diverse economy in Escambia County that will be able to withstand natural disasters and recover quickly from economic downturns. 20-21 Metrics