Mr. Hudson previously served as the Executive Chairman of the Board of Seacoast Banking Corporation of Florida (“Seacoast”) and Seacoast National Bank (“Seacoast Bank”) from January 2021 until February 2022. He served as Chairman of the Board of Seacoast from 2005 until 2020 and has served as a member of the Board since 1984. Mr. Hudson served as Chief Executive Officer of Seacoast (1998-2020) and Seacoast Bank (1992-2020) and was the former President and Chief Operating Officer of these entities and has held various other managerial positions. Mr. Hudson served as a Director and member of the Audit Committee of FPU prior to its acquisition by Chesapeake Utilities. He serves on the Boards of Visiting Nurses Association of Florida, and the Community Foundation of Palm Beach and Martin Counties where he also serves as Treasurer. Mr. Hudson is a general partner of Sherwood Partners, Ltd., a family partnership. He previously served as an independent Trustee, member of the Audit Committee, and Chair of the Nominating Committee of Penn Capital Funds. He also served on the Boards of Martin Health System, Helping People Succeed, and the United Way of Martin County, as well as serving as Chair of the Economic Council of Martin County and a member of the Miami Board of Directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta.