Jacksonville attorney and car collector N. Mark Becker has been appointed to the new post of Vice Chairman of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance.
Becker is a member of the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA), the BMW Car Club of America, the Classic Car Club of America, is a Vice-President of the Town & Country (Chrysler) Chapter of the National Woodie Club and has been a member of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance Board of Directors since 2005.
Becker is a graduate of Florida’s Orange Park High School and Jacksonville University, earning an MBA in Marketing and Management from JU, plus a law degree from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut.
“Mark is a hardcore ‘car guy’ who understands what we do and that ‘The Amelia’ is not only a foundation with a charitable mission, but is also meant to be ‘the fun concours’,” said Amelia Island Concours Founder and Chairman, Bill Warner. “He’s proven his business and management abilities during his time on the Board of Directors. Having Mark on staff permanently gives us added management and organizational potency, flexibility and a strong perspective to remain true to the founding precepts of ‘The Amelia.'”
Becker, 54, is the husband of Hilary Becker, “The Amelia’s” Hospitality Liaison Director and a Vice-President of the AACA. The couple lives in the Mandarin area of Jacksonville and is active in the national car hobby. They own a pair of concours prize-winning Chrysler Town & Country “woodies” and a 1939 Bantam “woodie” station wagon.
The 2014 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance will be held March 7-9th on the 10th and 18th fairways of The Golf Club of Amelia Island at The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island. The show’s Foundation has donated over $2.2 million to Community Hospice of Northeast Florida and other charities on Florida’s First Coast since its inception in 1996.
About The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
Now in its second decade, the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is among the top automotive events in the world. Always held the second full weekend in March, “The Amelia” draws more than 250 rare vehicles from collections around the world to The Golf Club of Amelia Island, The Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island for a celebration of the automobile like no other. The 19th annual Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance is scheduled for March 7-9, 2014. For more information, visit www.ameliaconcours.org or call 904-636-0027.