Florida Polytechnic Announces New Board of Trustees Chairman and Vice Chairman

LAKELAND, Fla. – The Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of R. Mark Bostick, president of Comcar Industries, as its new Board Chairman and Frank T. Martin, a senior transportation management executive, as the Vice Chairman.

Both appointments are for two-year terms that run to July 31, 2016.

Mr. Bostick, of Lake Wales, has been serving as Board Vice Chairman for the past two years. He will replace Board of Trustees Chairman Robert H. Gidel, who did not seek re-appointment. Mr. Gidel is the managing partner of Liberty Capital Advisors in Orlando. Mr. Martin, of Clermont, has more than three decades of experience working for global transportation and engineering companies in Europe and North America.

The appointments of new leadership on the Board of Trustees take effect on Friday, July 31, 2014. Florida Polytechnic University will welcome its Inaugural Class of students on Aug. 25, 2014.

For more information, see the Board of Trustees page on the Florida Poly website: http://floridapolytechnic.org/board-of-trustees/

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