Board of Directors
The Board of Directors at Hendry Marine Industries is comprised of Tampa maritime and business influencers, all of whom are equipped with the knowledge and relationships paramount to ensuring the prosperity of the company. The Board directs the company’s affairs, while making sure management is acting in the best interests of the shareholders, stakeholders, and employees alike.
Joseph V. Chillura is a life-long Tampa resident with more than 30 years of banking experience. He joined USAmeriBank in 2007 as the Chief Executive Officer and Director. In 2014, he was named the bank’s President. Mr. Chillura earned his bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida. He began his professional banking career in 1988 at First Union National Bank in the Corporate Training Program. In 1997, he joined Manufacturers Bank of Florida. He served as chief operating officer and senior lender as well as was a member of the Board of Directors for Manufacturers, which was acquired in 2001 by Colonial Bank. At Colonial Bank, he served as regional chief executive officer for the Florida West Coast region until 2007. Mr. Chillura also serves on the boards of Lowry Park Zoo and Ye Mystic Krewe of Gasparilla.