Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Daniel Bean and the reappointment of Ed Fleming to the Jacksonville Port Authority.

Daniel Bean

Bean, of Jacksonville, is an attorney and partner at Abel Bean Law, P.A. Previously, he was a partner with Holland & Knight LLP. He served in the United States Navy from 1987 until 2012. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Vanderbilt University and his juris doctorate from the University of San Diego. He is appointed to a four-year term.

Ed Fleming

Fleming, of Jacksonville, retired in 2010 as CEO and President of Atlantic Marine, after a 32-year career in the maritime industry. He was a founding board member of the Jacksonville Marine Transportation Exchange and served on the Jacksonville Waterways Commission for eight years, in addition to consulting in the industry. He earned his bachelor’s degree in business from Jacksonville University. He is reappointed to a four-year term.

These appointments are subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.



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