Riviera Beach Business Council

The Riviera Beach Business Council acts as an advocate to establish Riviera Beach as a preferred business environment, a second-to-none innovation center and global economic force. This council facilitates the growth of existing Riviera Beach businesses and fosters the recruitment of new businesses in order to bring about a sustainable, diversified business base and promote job creation in collaboration with our public sector partners. This is a working council whose membership is by invitation.

Recent Activity

The Riviera Beach Business Council has continued its efforts facilitate meaningful interaction between the City and the Rivera Beach business community. Recognizing a potential severe shortfall in trained employees to fill projected demand for logistics-oriented jobs in the Palm Beach North region, the Riviera Beach Business Council continued its focus on building an educational and business partnership to foster the development of a trained workforce the field by forming a Logistics Initiative.  The Riviera Beach Business Council is also expanding its outreach to elected officials in order to continue and enhance economic development efforts in the city.

Council Chair

Rick Murrell
Tropical Shipping


Manuel Almira, Port of Palm Beach
Tyler Alten, Viking Yacht Group
Roger Amidon, Palm Beach Marriott Singer Island Beach Resort & Spa
Chip Armstrong, Keyes Company Realtors
Terrence Bailey, City of Riviera Beach
Tony Brown, Riviera Beach CRA
Timothy Bryant, Florida Power & Light Company
Sandie Foland, Baron Sign Manufacturing
Beethoven Francois, Making Today Better PR & Marketing Firm
Ruth Jones, City of Riviera Beach
Danny Jones, City of Riviera Beach
Jarra Kaczwara, Port of Palm Beach
Anthony LaCavalla, Rybovich
Erika Marshall, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Tara Monks, Port of Palm Beach
Rick Murrell, Tropical Shipping
Dawn Pardo, City of Riviera Beach
Ron Reguero, TD Bank
Alex Sancilio, Sancilio and Company, Inc.
Ed Shea, Lockheed Martin Corporation
Curt Siegmeister, Lockheed Martin Corporation


Scheduled regularly by council members.


Council membership is by invitation-only.

Staff Contact

(561) 746-7111