Swindell, 51, of Fort Lauderdale, is President and CEO of the Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance. Previously, he served on the Board of Pilot Commissioners and the Pilotage Rate Review Board. Currently, Swindell is also the board chairman of the Enterprise Development Corporation, and is on the board of directors of the South Florida Technology Alliance and the Florida Economic Development Council. He is also a member of the Stakeholders Council of Enterprise Florida and a member of the Workforce One Board of Directors. He succeeds Anthony J. Clemente and is appointed for a term beginning November 7, 2012, and ending October 31, 2014.
The appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.