Stephen W. Swindal is Chairman/Owner of Marine Towing of Tampa, LLC and its various affiliates. Marine Towing of Tampa, LLC does ship assist work in the Ports of Tampa and Manatee.
Mr. Swindal is the Managing Member and Founder of Pan American Sports Group LLC. PASG developed and constructed a full scale Baseball Academy in the Dominican Republic, which provides housing, education and training for young baseball talent, whom upon completion sign with MLB clubs.
Mr. Swindal provided services to New York Yankees Partnership and its affiliates in various capacities for over ten years. He last served as a Senior Executive Officer with the New York Yankees Partnership and was Chairman of the Board of Yankee Global Enterprises, LLC (the owner of the New York Yankees Baseball Club and the Yankees Entertainment & Sports Network). He was also a general partner of the New York Yankees Partnership. He has served on the team boards of both the New York Yankees and the New Jersey Nets (NBA).
Mr. Swindal served as a gubernatorial appointee to the Tampa Bay Regional Planning Council from 1986 – 1993. He is currently a Board Member of the Salvation Army – Tampa Chapter, and a member of the Propeller Club of Tampa. He is currently a Commissioner of the Tampa Port Authority, with a term of May 2008 – February 2012, and was just reappointed by Governor Rick Scott for a second 4 year term ending in 2016.
Mr. Swindal is an avid outdoorsman; fishing regularly on his sportfish BLUE HEAVEN. He also enjoys hunting and developing Yon Creek Plantation located in Gadsen County, Florida.
Mr. Swindal is a lifetime resident of Tampa, a graduate of the Berkeley Preparatory School, and is an alumnus of the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, graduating with a B.A. degree in History. He has two adult children, Haley and Stephen Jr.