Michael Rubin

President & CEO

Since 1998, Michael Rubin has served in a leadership role at the Florida Ports Council (FPC), first as Vice President and now as President/CEO. The FPC provides leadership, advocacy and information on seaport-related issues before the Legislative and Executive Branches of State and Federal Government.

Mr. Rubin has over twenty years of experience in the creation and development of state economic development and international trade policy – including the creation of Enterprise Florida, international export promotion programs, and seaport development financing legislation.

Prior to joining the Florida Ports Council, Mr. Rubin was on staff at the Florida House of Representatives for approximately 10 years, where he served as staff director and staff attorney for the House Commerce and Economic Development Committees.

Mr. Rubin received a Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from Rollins College, and a Juris Doctorate with honors from the Florida State University Law School. Mr. Rubin currently resides in Tallahassee, where he and his wife Brenda raised twin boys.