On Tuesday, Florida Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis announced the appointment of Reynolds Henderson to the Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc. Board of Directors.
Originally created in 2013, Triumph Gulf Coast, Inc. administers the distribution of the funds from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. These funds are to be used for the recovery, diversification and enhancement of eight Northwest Florida counties affected by the oil spill.
“I am honored to appoint Fox Reynolds Henderson to the Triumph Board of Directors today,” said Patronis. “The Triumph Gulf Coast Board of Directors oversees the expenditure of funds to address economic recovery of some of the most heavily impacted communities in the Panhandle following the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. I’m confident Mr. Henderson will work diligently to provide funding to projects and programs that generate maximum economic benefits to these counties.”
Henderson resides in Santa Rosa Beach and is a principal owner of Continental Pacific, LLC, a real estate investment and development company. He was involved in the DeFuniak Springs Main Street program and co-founded the Florida Opportunity Fund that acquired properties in the North Walton County Opportunity Zone in order to build affordable housing and develop additional commercial opportunities.
- He also co-owns Custom Home Shop, LLC which constructs affordable pre-fabricated housing and delivers the units using a proprietary trailering system.
In addition to his work with these companies, Reynolds serves on the Board of Governors for Florida Citizens Property Insurance, the Board of Trustees for Northwest Florida State College, and as chair of the CRA (Community Redevelopment Agency) for the City of DeFuniak Springs.
Henderson’s term is effective immediately and expires on June 30, 2025.