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Preston Root | President
Root Family Board of Directors

Preston Root, President, Root Family Board of Directors

Preston Root is president of the Root Family Board of Directors, a position that has been continuously occupied by a family member for 110 years.

He is the great grandson of C.J. Root who founded Root Glass Company in Terre Haute, Indiana in 1901. Root Glass Company designed, patented and manufactured the original 6 and 1/2 ounce Coca-Cola bottle in 1916.

Root Company relocated to Florida in 1950 and started to build what would become one of the largest independent bottlers of Coca-Cola in the United States. Preston has worked for the family business for 35 years in roles ranging from route sales to radio station manager.

In addition, he currently works for MRN Radio – "The Voice of NASCAR" – American's largest independent sports radio network, broadcasting NASCAR and Rolex Grand-Am races from all across North America.

Preston has served on the Board of Directors for the YMCA of Volusia County, Museum of Arts and Sciences of Daytona Beach and The Arc of Volusia and Flagler Counties. In 2010 Preston was named "Top Volunteer in the State of Florida" by The Arc. He also serves on Halifax Heath Foundation.

Preston is a certified SCUBA instructor and an EMT. His interests include mountain biking and aviation.

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Day 2


@ 11.40
Americas Family Office Forum Roundtables

Empowering your trustee: institutional trustees vs. family members and ensuring positive relationships
Moderator: Preston Root, 5th gen President, Root Family Board of Directors (US)
 
 
 
How global events are impacting our investment decisions
Moderator: Shalin Madan , Managing Director, Strenta Investment Management (US)
 
 
How to deal source effectively as a family office: competing with PE firms, identifying your unique value proposition, and managing tactical resources
Moderator: David McCombie III,  Founder and President, McCombie Group (US)

How to minimize risk blind spots in portfolio management through manager selection, strategic business partnerships, and a disciplined due-diligence process

Moderator: Katina Stefanova, Former Senior Executive and Management Committee Advisor, Bridgewater Associates (US)

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