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FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance


Public Notice – October Board Meeting

There will be a meeting of the FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance Board of Directors on Tuesday, October 26, 2021 at 1:30 pm in the first floor conference room #103 at CO:LAB, 418 West Garden Street, Pensacola Florida

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

Discussion Meeting Cancellation:

The Executive Committee discussion meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 26, 2021, at 12:00 pm in the CO:LAB Pensacola 3rd Floor conference room has been canceled. 




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
  • K.C. Gartman, Baptist Health Care
  • Ryan Greenhut, Greenhut Construction
  • Marcus McBride, CareerSource Escarosa
  • Dr. Ed Meadows, Pensacola State College
  • Dave Murzin, First Place Partners
  • Jonathan Tucker, Cox Business

Organizational Support:

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