FloridaWest Meeting Notices & Board Materials

FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance

Board Members


FloridaWest Board Members

  • Rick Byars, President, FPL
  • David Bear, Vice President, Lewis Bear Company
  • Ryan Tilley, Secretary-Treasurer, Escambia County Appointee, IHMC
  • Dr. Charletha Powell, Educator & Entrepreneur, FloridaWest Appointee
  • Donnie McMahon, McMahon & Hadder Insurance, City of Pensacola Appointee
  • Olevia McNally, Envision Physician Services, Escambia County Appointee
  • Don Palmer, ECUA
  • Jim Waite, Baskerville-Donovan, Inc.
  • Matt Davis, City of Pensacola Appointee

Investor Level

  • Doug Bert, FBBInsurance
  • Kelvin Enfinger, Greenhut Construction
  • K.C. Gartman, Baptist Health Care
  • Rick Johnson, Trustmark Bank
  • Dr. Marcus McBride, CareerSource Escarosa
  • Dr. Ed Meadows, Pensacola State College
  • Dave Murzin, First Place Partners
  • Chris Plaeger, Bear General Contractors

Organizational Support

  • Jessica Scholl, Attorney
  • Saltmarsh, Cleaveland & Gund, Auditor
  • Brian Hilson, FloridaWest

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