Sep
27
11:30 AM11:30

Insight from Gate President/Former Mayor John Peyton

FEES:

Member Prepaid Price: $21, $27 at the door

Non-member Prepaid Price: $27, $33 at the door


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The speaker for this month's luncheon is John Peyton, President of GATE Petroleum Company, one of the largest privately-held companies in Florida. Mr. Peyton has a unique perspective on transportation in Jacksonville, as he began his most recent role at GATE in January 2012 after serving two consecutive terms as Mayor of Jacksonville. He also is a former chairman of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, and he currently serves as the Chair of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce for 2018. Join us for great insight and business networking.   


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John Peyton is President of GATE Petroleum Company, one of the largest privately-held companies in Florida, where he oversees the company‚Äôs operations in a variety of industries including retail convenience stores, car washes, fleet and fuel services, real estate, hospitality and construction materials. Peyton began his most recent role at GATE in January 2012 after serving two consecutive terms as Mayor of Jacksonville, Florida.  

Peyton is an alumnus of Mercer University, Harvard Business School Executive Education Program, as well as Leadership Jacksonville and Leadership Florida. He has been actively involved in the community serving as chairman of the Jacksonville Transportation Authority, Jacksonville Symphony Association and Greenscape of Jacksonville.  In 2006, President George W. Bush appointed Peyton to the board of trustees of the Harry S. Truman Scholarship Foundation. He currently serves as the Chair of the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce for 2018.

Peyton is married to Dr. Kathryn Pearson Peyton.  They are the proud parents of two boys, Connor and Kent.  

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