Chief Commercial Officer
Robert Peek is the Chief Commercial Officer for JAXPORT. He leads the port’s Marketing and Sales Department, overseeing all market research and sales initiatives to retain and attract cargo business at JAXPORT. Robert also works closely with area economic development offices to attract new transportation, logistics and manufacturing industry to Northeast Florida.
Robert has worked at JAXPORT since 1995, serving in a variety of roles of increasing responsibility, including as Director of Corporate Communications, Director of Marketing and as General Manager of Business Development. He has been Chief Commercial Officer since 2022.
Robert has a bachelor’s degree from Colorado State University and a master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of North Florida. Robert also holds a Certification in Transportation and Logistics (CTL) from the American Society for Transportation and Logistics.
He is a former board member of the North Florida District Export Council; past president of Jacksonville Sister Cities Association; former Chair of the Business Advisory Council for International Business and Marketing Career Academy at Ponte Vedra High School; and a graduate of both Leadership Jacksonville and Leadership St. Johns County. He now serves in leadership positions for numerous public sector Boards and nonprofit organizations throughout Northeast Florida.