Board of Directors
Mr. Alvarez is the Senior Chairman of the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP. He previously served as the law firm’s Executive Chairman for more than three years, beginning in 2012, and as its Chief Executive Officer from 1997 until his election as Executive Chairman. During his 15-year tenure as Chief Executive Officer and Executive Chairman, Mr. Alvarez led the firm to become one of the top ten law firms in the United States by leading its growth from 325 lawyers in 8 offices to approximately 1,850 attorneys in more than 36 locations in the United States, Europe, Asia and Latin America.
Mr. Alvarez currently serves as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mednax, Inc. (NYSE), and as Vice-Chairman of the Board of Directors of Watsco, Inc. (NYSE). Also he serves on the board of directors of Fairholme Funds, Inc. (NYSE), Intrexon Corporation (NYSE) and The St. Joe Company. Previously, Mr. Alvarez served on the board of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ) from December 2013 through March 2017.
Mr. Berkowitz is the Founder and Chief Investment Officer of Fairholme Capital Management, L.L.C. (“Fairholme Capital,” a registered investment advisor registered with the SEC), which he established in 1997, President and a Director of Fairholme Funds, Inc. since 1999, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Fairholme Trust Company, LLC (“Fairholme Trust Company,” a non-depository trust company regulated by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation), and the Manager of Fairholme Holdings, LLC (“Fairholme Holdings”), which wholly owns Fairholme Capital and Fairholme Trust Company. Mr. Berkowitz served as a director of Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ) from February 2016 through October 2017.
Mr. Frank is currently a Senior Advisor to the CEO of the Costa Group, Europe’s largest cruise company, a position he has held since December 2017. From January 1998 until January 2014, Mr. Frank served as the Chief Operating Officer and Vice Chairman of the board of directors of Carnival Corporation & plc (“Carnival”) (NYSE), the largest cruise vacation group in the world. Mr. Frank is a past Chairman and current member of the Board of Trustees for the New World Symphony and currently serves on the board of directors of the Fairholme Fund, a family of publicly traded focused investment funds. Mr. Frank also serves on the board of Venezia Investimenti, Srl and Venezia Terminal Passeggeri SpA in Venice, Italy, where he has served since 2016.
Member since 2015
Mr. Gonzalez joined us in 2002 and has served as our President and Chief Executive Officer since November 2015. During his time with the Company, Mr. Gonzalez has served in roles of increasing responsibility, including as the Company’s Senior Vice President of Development from March 2015 to November 2015. Mr. Gonzalez has over 28 years of continuous experience in various planning and real estate related roles. Mr. Gonzalez serves on various community boards and organizations, including as the Chairman of the Bay County Economic Development Alliance, the board of directors of both the Florida Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise Florida and serves on The Florida State University’s Board of Trustees. Mr. Gonzalez has undergraduate and graduate degrees from Florida State University.
Mr. Hunt is a retired executive who focuses on his work as a corporate director, serving public, private, and large scale operating not for profit enterprises. Mr. Hunt served as Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Worldwide from 2003 until his retirement in July 2012. During that period, he was a member of the Boards of Directors of Disney’s Hong Kong International Theme Park Company Limited, Shanghai International Theme Park Company Limited and Shanghai International Associated Facilities Company, Limited, as well as Disney’s Alameda Insurance and Buena Vista Insurance companies.
Prior to that, between 1992 and 2003 he held senior finance positions with Walt Disney World Resort, including Vice President – Finance and Controllership, Senior Vice President – Operations Finance and Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. Before that time, Mr. Hunt was a Partner with Ernst & Young. Mr. Hunt is a member and Chairman of the Board Directors of Caesars Entertainment Corporation (NASDAQ), a position he has held since October 2017. Mr. Hunt has also served on the board of directors of Brown & Brown, Inc. (NYSE) since May 2013. In addition, Mr. Hunt is a member of the Board of Trustees of Penn Mutual Life, a mutual life insurance company, where he has been a member since January 2015.
Mr. Murphy is Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Coastal Construction Group (“Coastal”). Prior to the formation of Coastal, Mr. Murphy became the youngest contractor in state history, earning his contractor’s license at age 19 while attending the University of Miami. He left school to renovate the fraternity house in which he was living and has been in the construction and development business ever since. Today Coastal is one of the leading general contractors in Florida with more than $4.5 billion in active commercial and residential projects throughout the state. Mr. Murphy served on the board of ILG, Inc. from 2008 until its acquisition by Marriott Vacations Worldwide in 2018. He is also an honorary board member of Baptist Health Systems of South Florida. In addition, Mr. Murphy is a member of the Construction Industry Round Table, the National Association of Home Builders and the Florida Home Builders Association.