Port of Palm Beach Staff 

1 E. 11th St.
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4100

561-842-4240




Executive Director & Deputy Port Director 

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4121

561-842-4240



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Almira, Manuel Executive Director 561-383-4121
Zielinski, Paul Deputy Port Director & Chief Financial Officer 561-383-4147

Accounting & Finance 

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4136

561-842-4240



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Zielinski, Paul Deputy Port Director & Chief Financial Officer 561-383-4147
Kirchman, Daniel Port Controller 561-383-4129

Business Development 

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4134

561-842-4240



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Kaczwara, Jarra Senior Director, Business Development 561-383-4134

Clerk’s Office & Records Administration 

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4124

561-842-4240



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Howard, Venice Deputy Clerk & Records Manager 561-383-4124

Communications & Public/Media Relations 

1 East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4138

561-842-4240



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Alonzo, Aidy Public & Media Relations Specialist 561-383-4138 or 561-319-0098

Engineering 

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4133

561-842-4240



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Soler, Jose Port Engineer 561-383-4133

Foreign-Trade Zone #135 

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4100

561-842-4240





Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Kaczwara, Jarra Senior Director, Business Development 561-383-4134
Machado, Jackelin Marketing Analyst 561-383-4139

Human Resources 

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4186

561-842-4240



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Greffin, Beatrice Director of Human Resources and Administration 561-383-4186

Information Systems 

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4199

561-842-4240



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Laird, Richard Director of Information Systems 561-383-4199

Operations 

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4180 or 561-383-4191

561-842-4240





Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Hern, Ken Senior Director of Seaport Operations and Security 561-383-4180
Placeres, Rick Manager of Operations & Security 561-383-4191

Planning & Development 

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4132

561-842-4240



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Baker, Carl Director of Planning & Development 561-383-4132

Security  

One East 11th Street
Suite 600
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

561-383-4144 or 561-383-4191

561-842-4240



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Hern, Ken Senior Director of Seaport Operations and Security 561-383-4180
Placeres, Rick Manager of Operations & Security 561-383-4191