Port People: Palm Beach

Palm Beach Port Staff Promotions in Administration and Accounting Departments

The Port of Palm Beach recently made two staff promotions in the areas of Administration and Accounting.

Beatrice Greffin, former manager of Human Resources, Payroll, and Foreign-trade Zone, was promoted to director of Human Resources and Administration. She reports to Executive Director Manuel Almira. Ms. Greffin, a port employee since November 2010, is also responsible for managing board meetings, commissioner affairs, and records administration to her human resources responsibilities. Foreign-trade zone matters will be managed by Jackie Machado, marketing analyst for the business development team.

In the Accounting department, Brad Elling has been promoted to assistant controller and continues to report to Controller Daniel Kirchman. He joined the port as a staff accountant in September 2014. He now supplements his responsibilities with payroll administration.