2024 Executive Committee – Officers
Palm Beach County President, Senior Vice President/Southeast Regional Executive – Commercial Banking
Bank of America Corporation
Executive Committee Officer: Board Chair Member since 2007
Mark B. Elhilow
Blue Ocean Capital
Executive Committee Member: Chair-Elect; Member since 2015
Nelson Mullins Broad and Cassel
Executive Committee Officer: Secretary; Member since 2013
Tax Director, State M&A and Controversy
Executive Committee Member: Treasurer; Member since 2020
Jeck, Harris, Raynor & Jones, P.A.
Executive Committee Officer: General Counsel; Member since 2019
Arthur J. Menor
Shutts & Bowen, LLP
Executive Committee Officer: Immediate Past Chair; Member since 2003
Members of the Economic Council can choose to serve on any of the below Committees.
The Communications Committee meets every month or as needed and works to establish effective means for internal and external messaging to ensure its members and the community stay informed of the Council’s activities.
The Dwyer Committee meets monthly or as needed and works to plan and execute the annual Dwyer Awards. The William T. Dwyer Awards for Excellence in Education is an annual program of the Economic Council of Palm Beach County Foundation, recognizing outstanding educators from public and private schools in Palm Beach County. The program seeks […]
The Member Services Committee meets monthly and works on attracting and retaining members as well as vetting new members to join the organization. Membership consists of 100 Active Members, Sustaining Members and Ex-Officio Members. 17 Members at large have been members for more than 20 years.
Governance and Operations
The Governance and Operations Committee meets on an as-needed basis to discuss and review operational and governance issues such as By-Laws.
The Policy Committee meets monthly and identifies policies and issues of importance to the county as well as monitoring county and statewide legislation and ordinances. 2023 Policy Objectives include Education, Healthcare, Infrastructure, Workforce Housing, Capital Resources, Water Resources, Racial Equity and Economic Development.
The Strategic Initiatives Committee meets monthly and identifies and helps implement initiatives the Council wishes to endeavor in outside of its regular cadence. This Committee is also instrumental in the planning and execution of the bi-annual Leadership Trip.