Meet Ben Malik Cocoa Beach Mayor
Background on Ben Malik credit of The Greater Palm Bay Chamber of Commerce:
Ben is originally from Louvain, Belgium and moved to Florida in 1975. He is currently working as VP/Commercial Relationship Manager for Center State Bank (largest community bank in Florida). He is married to Kelly Malik (just celebrated 26th anniversary) and has two children, Christopher, senior at Cocoa Beach High School and daughter, Megan (CBHS alumni and currently enrolled at UCF) and their dog, Holly. Ben moved up with his family from Boca Raton to Cocoa Beach in 2007 and was elected as Cocoa Beach City Commissioner in 2012 and was elected Mayor by the residents in November 2016. He is a former Cocoa Beach Planning Board Member and Cocoa Beach Citizens Academy graduate as well as Lead Brevard graduate. He presently serves on various boards including the Economic Development Commission of the Space Coast, Cape Canaveral Hospital Tax District Board, Congressman Posey’s Financial Services Advisory Council Member, Cocoa Beach Kiwanis board and City of Cocoa Beach Community Redevelopment Agency. Ben is also active in local Melbourne and Cocoa Beach Chambers of Commerce, and non-profits in the community: Kiwanis, Elks, Surfers Helping Kids, Cocoa Beach Surfrider and volunteer teacher for Junior Achievement (Cocoa Beach High School).
Hobbies include surfing and traveling.
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