Tampa Partner Fred Ridley has been appointed to the Board of Trustees of the University of Florida by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.
Ridley’s practice is focused in the areas of commercial and planned unit real estate development and finance, golf and recreational amenity and resort development, and multifamily/condominium developments.
He is the former national chair of Foley’s Real Estate Practice, a member and former co-chair of the Hospitality & Leisure Team, and a member of the Sports Industry Team and Transactions Practice. He also is a former member of the firm’s Management Committee.
Ridley is also chairman of Augusta National Golf Club and the Masters Tournament, and a past president of the United States Golf Association.
His appointment is subject to confirmation by the Florida Senate.