All Aboard Florida Appoints Jason Bewley as Chief Financial Officer

  All Aboard Florida Appoints Jason Bewley as Chief Financial Officer

  Bewley Brings 20 Years of Financial Expertise to FECI’s Highly-Anticipated
                             Passenger Rail Line

Business Wire

CORAL GABLES, Fla. -- October 16, 2013

Florida East Coast Industries (“FECI”), one of Florida’s oldest and largest
full-service commercial real estate, transportation, and infrastructure
companies, today announced the addition of Jason Bewley as Chief Financial
Officer (CFO) of All Aboard Florida.

As CFO, Mr. Bewley will be charged with all financial aspects of All Aboard
Florida’s operations and development. His appointment is vital as the company
focuses on finalizing its capital structure and developing its construction
and operational financial processes.

“The addition of Jason Bewley as Chief Financial Officer is another major step
forward as we continue building All Aboard Florida’s leadership team,” said
FECI President and CEO Vincent Signorello. “As the project moves into the
construction and operation phases, Jason will provide financial leadership to
the nation’s first privately funded and operated passenger rail service.”

“Jason brings more than 20 years of international experience working in the
passenger transportation, travel, and tourism industries,” said All Aboard
Florida President and Chief Operating Officer Don Robinson. “During his 9-year
tenure at AirTran, he was responsible for all aspects of strategic planning
and analysis, yield and route profitability, and fuel hedging strategy. That
experience combined with his role at World Fuel Services makes him an
incredible asset to lead All Aboard Florida’s financial division.”

As Vice President of Corporate Finance for World Fuel Services (NYSE: INT), a
Fortune 100 company and global leader in fuel logistics, Mr. Bewley was
responsible for investor relations and led financial planning and analysis
globally. Previously, Mr. Bewley was Senior Director of Finance and Investor
Relations for AirTran Airways and a member of the finance management team at
Universal Orlando.

Mr. Bewley is a graduate of Leadership Orlando, an organization dedicated to
building business leaders in Central Florida. Mr. Bewley is a Certified
Management Accountant (CMA) and Certified Financial Manager (CFM), and he
holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting from the University of Kentucky and a
Masters of Business Administration from the University of Florida.

About All Aboard Florida

All Aboard Florida is an intercity passenger rail project being developed by
Florida East Coast Industries, Inc. (FECI) – owner of Florida’s premier
passenger rail corridor – that will connect Miami to Orlando with intermediate
stations in Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. This rail service will
provide Floridians and visitors a viable transportation alternative to
congested highways and airport terminals. All Aboard Florida will provide a
high‐quality experience for passengers and will be the first privately owned,
operated and maintained passenger rail system in the United States. For more
information, visit www.AllAboardFlorida.com.

About Florida East Coast Industries, Inc.

Florida East Coast Industries, Inc. (FECI) is one of Florida’s oldest and
largest full-service commercial real estate, transportation, and
infrastructure companies. Headquartered in Coral Gables, Fla., FECI has a rich
history dating back over a century. Mr. Henry Flagler first established a
predecessor company in 1892, which became a pioneer in the development of
Florida's eastern coast. Today, FECI continues to transform Florida as the
parent company to four distinct business lines including Flagler, a
full-service commercial real estate company; All Aboard Florida, the United
States’ first privately owned, operated intercity passenger rail system; South
Florida Logistics Services, an integrated logistics company that offers a wide
range of logistics services and real estate solutions; and Parallel
Infrastructure, a leader in third-party Right of Way (ROW) investments and
management services. FECI is owned by private equity funds managed by
affiliates of Fortress Investment Group LLC. For more information, visit
www.feci.com.

Contact:

For All Aboard Florida
Ali Soule, 305-520-2105
ali.soule@allaboardflorida.com
or
M Silver – A Division of Finn Partners
954-765-3636
allaboardflorida@finnpartners.com
 
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