JAXPORT Hires Collins as Security Director
The Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT) announced Monday that retired United States Coast Guard (USCG) Captain Dwight Collins has joined the port as Director of Public Safety and Security.Captain Collins directs all law enforcement, physical security, safety, and emergency management and preparedness services in support of more than 200,000 port employees, tenants and customers. He is also responsible for ensuring enforcement of seaport security initiatives in compliance with all federal, state and local laws.Collins is a 27-year USCG veteran with significant maritime transportation experience
JAXPORT Names McCague Interim CFO
Experienced financial executive Beth McCague has been tapped to serve at Interim Chief Financial Officer of the Jacksonville Port Authority (JAXPORT).McCague, who has been serving as an advisor to JAXPORT’s CEO and finance group, will assume responsibility for the port’s budget and accounting, treasury, payroll, procurement, economic forecasting/planning, and external auditing functions effective May 7, 2018. She will also oversee JAXPORT’s $600 million capital program and will be JAXPORT’s primary liaison with bondholders, lenders and credit rating agencies.Prior to joining
Massa Joins North Carolina Ports
, Trade Development, Hans Bean. Massa brings decades of expertise in the maritime industry with him to NC Ports. Massa previously served as Commercial Director, AVP Sales and Marketing for United Arab Agencies, Inc. In addition to his time with UAAI, Massa spent six years with the Jacksonville Port Authority where he was directly responsible for developing new carrier, terminal operating and cargo business opportunities.
Crowley Promotes Communications VP
as manager, public relations and advertising, for Crowley’s liner services group. Over the years he assumed communications roles of increasing scope and responsibility for the entire corporation. Prior to joining Crowley he served as manager, public relations and advertising, for the Jacksonville Port Authority (JaxPort) and as a business reporter with the Florida Times-Union in Jacksonville. Miller, who earned a Journalism degree from the University of Florida, is a board member of the Containerization and Intermodal Institute and the Transportation Marketing and Sales Association, and serves