Palm Beach County is an economic and innovation hub for businesses looking to relocate their corporate headquarters, their entire operation, or expand by opening a location here. Our continued economic growth, business-friendly climate, ever-increasing consumer market, expanding talent pool, supportive government bodies, and strong asset base make us the best place to cultivate and grow your business’s long-term success. Below are local CEOs and Executives who have experienced just that. Please visit www.hqpbc.com to view more success stories.

"The Palm Beach region has a growing aerospace industry and strong upper educational institutions that provide a talented workforce. We have been expanding our facilities to
support our new programs and expect to continue hiring."

Richard Holmberg, Vice President and General Manager, Lockheed Martin's operations in Palm Beach County

"When Florida Crystals was founded in Palm Beach County in 1960, the company grew sugar cane on 4,000 acres of land and produced 10,000 tons of raw sugar. After 50 years of growth, we are proud to continue to have our now global headquarters here in Palm Beach County."

Pepe Fanjul, Jr., Executive Vice Presdient, Florida Crystals

"Key advantages for us include no state income taxes, easy access to bilingual employees, a customer friendly airport and a wonderful quality of life. It's also a plus that Palm Beach County is the winter home of many Fortune 500 CEOs."

Matthew Smith, CEO, Shoes For Crews

"Energy independence is critical for the future of our economy, security and environment - for Florida and the nation as a whole. We are fortunate to have such a renowned research facility in our backyard, and our synergy is powerful."

Jim Robo, President and COO, NextEra Energy


"We added a new surgical residency last July, and we continue to produce well-trained physicians for Palm Beach County."

Gina Melby, CEO, JFK Medical Center

"FAU's Center for Molecular Biology and Biotechnology (CMBB) is the center of our scientific research, and we are a licensee of FAU innovations."

Stephen Chakoff, CEO, CHS Pharma

"As a technology company, we have taken advantage of the engineering talent in Palm Beach County. We also appreciate the easy accessibility to three international airports and high quality of life."

John Hinmon, head of global marketing, Cross Match Technologies, Inc.