Alex King

Alex King – Operations Manager, Port Panama City
Operations Manager
Panama City Port Authority

Alex serves as the Operations Manager for the Panama City Port Authority. He currently oversees the daily terminal activity of the Port, including break-bulk, bulk, and container operations. In addition to daily operations, he supports marketing and business development efforts to attract new business through the Port.

Alex has eighteen years of transportation and logistics experience. Previously, Alex invested ten years in the shortline railroad industry. His career progressed from operations management roles to Director of Operations for the gulf region of a large, shortline holding company. He was responsible for safety, on-time performance, financial and marketing efforts on the local and regional level. Alex transitioned from the rail industry to the seaport industry in 2011. He has served eight years in his current role at the Panama City Port Authority.

Alex and his wife, Laura, reside in Panama City, Florida with their two daughters. They all enjoy boating, fishing, challenging rounds of mini golf, and cheering on their SEC football teams, Auburn and Alabama respectively.

Speaking At:

Wednesday, April 17 | 1:00 p.m.- 2:00 p.m.
> Our Now: Spurring Job Creation through Infrastructure and Workforce Development Investments – Jamal Sowell, President & CEO Enterprise Florida (moderator); Alex King, Operations Manager, Panama City Port Authority (panelist); Michael Adkinson Jr., Sheriff, Walton County (panelist); Jim Dean, City Manager, City of Marianna (panelist) & Debbie Douma, Dean, Grants & Federal Programs, Pensacola State College (panelist)