Jerry L. Allen, A.A.E.

Deputy Director
PBC Department of Airports

I am the Deputy Director of Palm Beach County Department of Airports. I have over thirty-five years of aviation experience, the last thirty of which has been with Palm Beach County Department of Airports. In this role I oversee the development of short and long range airport strategic planning and master planning, formulation and management of the capital improvement program, environmental permitting/compliance, consultant management, coordination with Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT), facility replacement/renewal as well as new facility design/development, land acquisition and grants management for the four airports within Palm Beach County’s system of Airports. This system includes a rapidly growing medium-hub commercial service airport, and three general aviation airports.


The Palm Beach Partners is a coalition of City, County, State and non-profit agencies aligned to maximize economic development opportunities for small businesses throughout the South Florida region.

The group includes: City of Riviera Beach, Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners, Solid Waste Authority, Office Equal Business Opportunity, Department of Airports and Palm Tran), School District of Palm Beach County, City of West Palm Beach, Center for Technology Enterprise and Development (TED Center), and PARAGON Florida, Inc.


Our goal is to extend this distinctive business opportunity beyond our respective geographic and organizational borders to benefit small, women-owned and disadvantaged business enterprises (SBEs, M/WBEs, or DBEs) throughout the entire South Florida region.

Please join us in making the 2019 Palm Beach Partners Business MatchMaker Conference & Expo an unrivaled, collaborative success.


  • Workshops exposing business on how to build connections and contracting opportunities with government agencies, and how to build your credit and obtain a small business loan.

  • Sign-Up for a Power Talk meeting with Government Agencies and Private Corporations.

  • The "Real Business" Networking Reception and Awards Presentation

  • Who will you meet?

  • The Matchmaker Conference provides the opportunity to meet with Procurement Representatives from public and private entities attending and supporting this event exclusively to meet with Small Businesses

Copyright 2018 © Palm Beach Partners Business MatchMaker Conference & Expo
All rights Reserved.

Design By: G3designs & Services

This site is best viewed with the latest version of Google Chrome, Firefox, Apple Safari or Microsoft Edge.