Cross to lead PBSC District Board of Trustees
Charles “Chuck” Cross, Jr. has been elected chair of the Palm Beach State College District Board of Trustees for 2016-2017.
He was chosen by his peers on the five-member board Tuesday as part of an annual reorganization of the board. William Berger, an attorney with Greenspoon Marder law firm, was elected vice chair.
Cross, executive vice president of commercial banking for Seacoast National Bank, was appointed to the board by Gov. Rick Scott in 2014. He has served as the board’s liaison on the PBSC Investment Committee, the PBSC Foundation’s Investment Committee and the Foundation’s Board of Directors and Executive Committee.
Before joining Seacoast, Cross held various positions with Bank of Florida, including serving as its in-organization CEO in Palm Beach County. In his banking career of more than 30 years, he also has worked with J.P. Morgan Trust, Wachovia Bank, NationsBank and Barnett Bank. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Florida.