Jacksonville Port Authority immediate past board Chairman Ed Fleming, right, passes the gavel to his successor, John Falconetti.

The Jacksonville Port Authority elected four officers

Kerri Stewart joins Groundwork Jacksonville’s board of directors; Adel ElSafty honored.
Sep. 11, 2018

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The Jacksonville Port Authority elected four officers to its board of directors. Chair John Falconetti, chairman and CEO of Jacksonville-based Drummond Press Inc.; vice chair John Baker, executive chairman of FRP Holdings Inc.; treasurer Jamie Shelton, president of Bestbet Jacksonville; and secretary Wendy Hamilton, president, Eventide Investments of Florida Inc.

Kerri Stewart

Kerri Stewart, JEA’s chief customer officer, joined Groundwork Jacksonville’s board of directors. Before joining JEA, Stewart served as chief of staff for Mayor Lenny Curry and chief administrative officer for Mayors John Peyton and Alvin Brown.
Adel ElSaft

The University of North Florida will honor Adel ElSafty with its 2018 Distinguished Professor Award.  ElSafty has been a professor in the School of Engineering for 13 years. He is conducting research on prestressed concrete, bridge engineering, repair to structures and fiber-reinforced polymer applications in infrastructures.