• Port Everglades Association

    Florida's Premier Port Business organization promoting the growth of Port Everglades Since 1979

    PEA serves as a bridge between public and private interests to facilitate the Port's achievement of its rightful place as a leader in the ranks of America's port ocean commerce.


    Lori Baer Executive Director of Port Everglades Association

    Lori Baer - Executive Director of Port Everglades Association FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida – South Florida port industry veteran, Lori A. Baer, is Executive Director of the Port Everglades Association.


    Baer, who served on the PEA board for eight years, brings three decades of public- and private-sector port industry experience to her role. She was vice president and ports and marine lead for the Americas at global engineering and consulting firm AECOM and has served as executive director of the Port of Palm Beach. Her background also includes senior management positions at Port of Miami, and at the hemisphere-wide American Association of Port Authorities.


    The Port Everglades Association has served since 1979 as the leading group of businesses related to Port Everglades, representing those interests not only locally but through dynamic advocacy efforts in Tallahassee and Washington. PEA members, including officers and board members, are actively engaged in all aspects of Port Everglades commerce, from cruise and cargo shipping to towing and real estate to security and environmental services. Membership meetings typically are held the first Friday of each month.