Canaveral Names First Female Director of Operations

Wednesday, May 23, 2007
When Tracy Curry takes the reins as the new Director of Operations at Port Canaveral on June 4, she will make history locally and nationally. Curry is the first female in the Port’s 53-year history to run the department with the largest number of employees. She also is believed to be one of the first women to hold the job at any U.S. port.

The former Cruise Services Manager at Port Everglades, Curry has a broad range of maritime experience in both the cruise and cargo sectors. She is a former Assistant Operations Manager with Florida Transportation Services and also worked as a Traffic Manager with G&G Shipping and Export. As the Port’s Director of Operations, Curry will be responsible for personnel, vessel traffic coordination, and maintenance of port facilities, roads, and parks. By accepting the position at Canaveral, she is returning to her hometown area. Curry holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of Phoenix in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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