Former Disney Executive Named Chairman of D.C. Think Tank

Peter Rummell, a former Disney World Parks executive, has been named to a two-year term as the Chairman for the Urban Land Institute, a Washington D.C.-based organization.

Rummell, principal of The Rummell Company in Jacksonville, Florida, is perhaps most widely known for his role in the development of Celebration, a planned residential community founded by Disney and located near the company’s Florida theme parks.

While with Disney, Rummell served as president of the Disney Development Company, as well as chairman of Walt Disney Imagineering.  After leaving Disney, he became chairmen and CEO of The St. Joe Company, a land development company and home builder.


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