Michael A. Babb
Babb was appointed to the Governing Board in June 2011. In May 2015, he was reelected Board chair. His term expires March 1, 2018.
A native of Richmond, VA, Babb graduated from Godwin High School in Richmond. He earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of Richmond and a master’s degree in business administration from the University of South Florida in Tampa.
Mr. Babb is currently the President of Two Rivers Ranch and Managing Partner of Osceola Capital Management. The 14,000-acre ranch stretches across Hillsborough, Pasco and Hernando counties and is the largest piece of privately owned, undeveloped property in Hillsborough County. Previously, Babb was the co-founder and President of Academic Financial Solutions in Tampa, which provides student loans.
Babb serves on the boards of Lowry Park Zoo, the Crystal Springs Foundation, Inc., Florida Aquarium, and the Tampa Bay Fellowship of Christian Athletes. He is also an associate member of the Florida Land Council.
Babb feels his experience working with the District as a water use permit holder will allow him to identify areas of improvement and help facilitate initiatives that will allow the District to continue to be a positive institution in the community.
Resource Management, chair
Finance/Outreach and Planning
Ad Hoc Committee Assignment
Standing Committee Assignment