R. Mark Bostick


Term: March 24, 2016 – June 30, 2020

Mark Bostick is a lifelong resident of Winter Haven, Florida. He began work in the family business, Comcar Industries, Inc., in 1978, becoming its president in 1989.

Bostick attended the University of the South (Sewanee) and received his bachelor’s in economics and MBA from Tulane University.  He is a member of the Winter Haven Hospital Board of Trustees (past chairman); Florida Polytechnic University Board of Trustees (past chairman); Federal Reserve Trade & Transportation Advisory Council; Florida Council of 100; UF Shands Cancer Center Advisory Board; Tulane University Business School Council; First Presbyterian Church of Winter Haven and a University of Florida Bull Gator.

Bostick previously served on the Florida State Fair Authority, the Florida Taxation and Budget Reform Commission and the Governor’s Commission on Reform of Education. He was on the executive committee (former chairman) of the Florida Trucking Association, the American Trucking Association, and the Board of Truckload Carriers Association and was a past member of the Health Science Center and the University of Florida Board of Overseers. He is a former chairman of the Polk State College Foundation Board and the founding chairman of All Saints’ Academy. In addition, he was a founding general partner of the Tampa Bay Rays.

Bostick and his wife, Patti, have five children.