District 1, Grower-Handler
Term Ends: 06/30/16
President, Rogers Citrus, Inc.
The Packers of Indian River, Ltd.
Michael J. Garavaglia, Jr. is president of Rogers Citrus, Inc., the managing general partner, and chief financial officer of the limited partnership for The Packers of Indian River, Ltd. in Fort Pierce which grows, packs and ships Florida citrus. He is responsible for all operations, financial services and investments.
Garavaglia is the Administrative & Marketing Committee chairman of the Indian River Citrus League, vice president of the Highland Exchange HESCO Executive Board, and an advisory board member of the Grand Bank of Florida. He also serves as treasurer for St. Mark’s Church in Vero Beach.
He holds a B.S. in civil and structural engineering from Vanderbilt University and a M.B.A from the Owen School of Management at Vanderbilt University.
He serves as vice chairman of the Florida Citrus Commission, chair of the International Marketing Committee and vice chair of the Economic/Market Research Committee.