Secretary & VP, Finance & Accounting
“FFVA Mutual’s financial strength allows the company to maintain a solid market position and allows for continuous investment in our people and solutions to provide the unparalleled service we are known for."
Halston Fernandez oversees all finance, accounting, budgeting and forecasting, and risk management for FFVA Mutual. He also participates in strategic and operational planning as a member of the executive team. He joined FFVA Mutual as Controller in 2018 where he managed the accounting department.
Prior to joining FFVA Mutual, Mr. Fernandez spent six years in public accounting. He is a Certified Public Accountant licensed in the State of Florida. His diverse industry experience during his public accounting career has a brought a unique perspective and innovative ideas to the company.
His professional leadership involvements include serving as an officer on the boards of Florida Specialty Crop Foundation, FFVA-AIM, Inc., and Third Party Registrations, Inc. and a board member of Florida East Coast Travel Services, Inc. He also serves as the Director of Finance & Administration for Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association.
An Orlando native, Mr. Fernandez earned a B.S.B.A. in Accounting from the University of Central Florida and a M.S. in Accounting from DeVry University.