Steven Cernak serves as Chief Executive and Port Director for Port Everglades, a self-supporting enterprise fund of Broward County, Florida that generated approximately $163 million in FY2016 and is ranked among the nation’s leading container ports and a world leader in the cruise industry.
Mr. Cernak joined Port Everglades in March 2012, having previously served as the port director and chief executive officer for the Port of Galveston, Texas, and as president of the Galveston Port Facilities Corporation, a nonprofit corporation formed to promote redevelopment.
Prior to moving to Texas, Mr. Cernak was the manager of Port Development for The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey. He also held engineering positions with several private engineering consultancies in New Jersey.
Mr. Cernak has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering from Colorado State University and master’s degree in business administration from Dowling College in Oakdale, New York.
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