The Chief Executive Officer of the Port of Corpus Christi, Sean Strawbridge has been elected to be part of the American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA) Board of Directors.
With over 25 years of experience serving and advising clients and investors in global energy, trade and transportation, in both public administration and private sector disciplines, Sean Strawbridge holds senior leadership roles in Business & Corporate Development, Large Infrastructure Development, Capital Structuring, Finance, and Public-Private Partnerships.
As for the 11-member Board of Directors, it governs the unified and collective voice of the seaport industry in America, AAPA, and is consisted of elected representatives from each of the United States and Canadian regions within the corporate membership.
The board members who serve two-year terms, meet twice a year, during the Spring Conference in Washington, and at the fall Annual Convention.
Furthermore, the American Association of Port Authorities, which represents more than 130 public port authorities in the US, Canada, the Caribbean, and Latin America, empowers port authorities and their maritime industry partners to serve global customers and create economic and social value for their communities.
Sean Strawbridge stated, "I am honoured to take my place alongside the other members of the AAPA Board of Directors as we work on behalf of member ports across the nation to seek much needed infrastructure funding and other support at the federal and state levels."
Chris Connor, CEO of AAPA, said that Sean’s deep experience in both the private and public sectors gives him unique perspectives which will be valuable to the association "as we pursue our mission on behalf of public port authorities throughout the Western Hemisphere."