May 21, 2020: Broward County, FL,County Administrator Bertha Henry announced that Jonathan Daniels will be the new Chief Executive & Port Director at Port Everglades. Broward’s diverse seaport is a global gateway for cargo, cruise and petroleum that is undergoing a $1.6 billion port expansion effort. Daniels comes to Port Everglades from the Port of Gulfport, Mississippi where he has been the Executive Director since 2013. Daniels also served as the Executive Director of the Port of Oswego in New York from 2007-2013, Managing Director of the Port of Greater Baton Rouge and Port Director for the Eastport Port Authority in Maine. He is a graduate of The Citadel where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science, and the Maine Maritime Academy where he was a Master of Science Candidate in Maritime Management. His tentative start date with Broward County's Port Everglades is June 29, 2020.