Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Fredrick “Rick” Piccolo to the University of South Florida Board of Trustees.


Fredrick “Rick” Piccolo

Piccolo, of Sarasota, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Sarasota Bradenton International Airport. He served in and received an honorable discharge from the United States Army and was named the 2005 Florida Department of Transportation Aviation Professional of the Year. He is a Past Chairman of the Airports Council International World, Past Chairman of the Sarasota Chamber of Commerce and a Board Member of the Bradenton Area Economic Development Council. Piccolo earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from the State University of New York at Buffalo.


This appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.




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