Robert Peek leads the port’s Marketing and Sales Department, overseeing all market research and sales initiatives to identify and secure new cargo and cruise business at JAXPORT.
Peek joined JAXPORT in June 1995 as the organization’s Communications Coordinator. Subsequently, he was promoted to the positions of Communications Manager and then Director of Corporate Communications before serving as Director of Marketing for several years. He was named to head the sales and marketing team in 2019.
Peek is a graduate of Colorado State University with a bachelor’s degree in journalism. He earned a master’s degree in public administration (MPA) from the University of North Florida in 2005. Peek also holds a Certification in Transportation & Logistics (CTL) from the American Society of Transportation and Logistics. He is a graduate of Leadership Jacksonville (2017), former President of Jacksonville Sister Cities Association and a Board member for the U.S. District Export Council, appointed by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to advise Florida businesses on matters of international trade.