Cliff Manuel, Jr.

Cliff Manuel, Jr.

Gubernatorial Appointee
Board Chairman

A native of Hernando County, Mr. Manuel is the CEO and President of Coastal Engineering Associates, Inc. located in Brooksville (the oldest engineering firm in Hernando County) and Inverness. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a B.S. Degree in Engineering.

Mr. Manuel was appointed by Governor Rick Scott as the Gubernatorial Appointee to the Tampa Bay Regional Transportation Authority Board in 2012; reappointed in 2015 and 2017. He served as Secretary from 2014-2015 and now serves as the Vice Chairman. Mr. Manuel also serves on the Finance and Policy committees.

Mr. Manuel, a founding Director, is the current President of the Brooksville Vision Foundation. He is the Chair of Hernando Progress, Inc.

Other professional and civic organizations Mr. Manuel has been affiliated with includes the following:

  • Kiwanis Club of Brooksville – Past President
  • Kiwanis Division 7 – Past Lt. Governor
  • Hernando County Chamber of Commerce – Past President