BDB TAKES SCHOOL DISTRICT LEADERS ON AN INNOVATIVE FIELD TRIP

Published Wednesday, January 29, 2020

The Business Development Board, Palm Beach County’s official economic development organization, brought leaders from the School District of Palm Beach County on a bus for the day to tour some of the county’s top employers. Superintendent Dr. Fennoy, some of his top leaders, and principals from different schools across the county went on a special field trip to see the innovation taking place. 

 

 

Parametric Solutions - Jupiter, Florida

Parametric Solutions is an engineering firm specializing in gas turbine design, analysis, parts procurement, instrumentation, assembly and testing. They represent a large portion of the aviation, aerospace, and engineering sector and are one of Palm Beach County's leading companies. 

 

Scripps Florida – Jupiter, Florida 

Scripps Florida, one of top two institutes in world, tackles neglected diseases and employs 550 people. More than 300 students have gone through some of the programs offered at Scripps.

 

 

Cheney Brothers – Riviera Beach, Florida

Cheney Brothers, founded in Palm Beach County, has 14 facilities and employs 1,900 people worldwide. Nearly 1,000 people are employed in Palm Beach County.

 

 

RYBOVICH – West Palm Beach, Florida

Palm Beach County is one of the few areas that service Mega Yachts. RYBOVICH not only offers services to these owners, but a lifestyle that’s second to none for the crew and employees.

 

 

SV Microwave – West Palm Beach, Florida

SV microwave hires locally, employs 250 people, and is a supplier to some of the largest companies in the world. They design, assemble, and manufacture right here in West Palm Beach.

 

Modernizing Medicine – Boca Raton, Florida

Modernizing Medicine is one of Palm Beach County’s fastest growing startup stories. Now employing 800 people, the company recently moved into the building that the first computer was built by IBM. The founder shared his passion for hiring local talent.

 

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Investors

#1 Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners Aerojet Rocketdyne Bank of America Bank United Baptist Health South Florida
Caler, Donten, Levine, Cohen, Porter & Veil, P.A. CareerSource Centennial Bank DePuy Synthes Power Tools, a Johnson & Johnson Company Equestrian Center
Florida Crystals Corporation FPL Greenberg Traurig Gunster Hardrives, Inc.
HCA Palm Beach Hospitals Hedrick Brothers Construction Hospital for Special Surgery J.C. White JP Morgan Chase
LRP Publications Martens Group Minto Communities, LLC NCCI NextGen Mgmt dba DxWeb Management, LLC
Nova Southeastern University Palm Beach Aggregates, LLC Palm Beach Park of Commerce PNC Bank Pratt & Whitney (A United Technologies Company)
Raymond James Financial Services/Boynton Financial Group, Inc. RSM South Florida Business & Wealth Magazine South Florida Business Journal Stiles-Nicholson Foundation
TD Bank Tortoise Properties Wells Fargo & Company Wexford Capital