President and CEO (1993 to Present)
Executive Vice President (1986 - 1993)

The Mackle Company, LLC.

Oversight and management of Mackle family investments.

Currently, The Mackle Company investments include income generating properties and properties held for appreciation, a minority interest in Avanti Products LLC as well as a portfolio of stocks and bonds.

The company is currently looking at other investment opportuities. 

Until November 2012 the primary investment was in Avanti Products, a division of The Mackle Company Inc.

Avanti Products was - and is - the largest pure distributor of appliance products in the U.S.

The company purchases appliances made in China and Italy.

Avanti sells to retailers in the U.S. and also in the Carribean and Latin America. Retailers supplied by Avanti include K-Mart, Best Buy, PC Richards, Target, Brandsmart and over three hundred others.

Products include compact and apartment sized refrigerators, water dispensers, wine coolers, microwave ovens, ranges, washers and dryers.

In Novermber 2012 a sale of the majority interest in Avanti Products to CenCap America was completed.

The Mackle Company, Inc

a privately held S Corp of the Mackle Family


1975 - 1986

President, C.O.O. (1979)
Executive Vice President (1975)
Director (1975)

The Deltona Corporation

Directed all aspects of the company. Primary business: sale of homes and condominiums and the sale of home-sites in ten master planned communities in Florida.

Oversaw approximately 2,500 employees and a sales force of over 1000 company and franchised sales representatives in approximately 100 offices world-wide.

Sold approximately 8000 homes and condominiums. Developed over 1000 miles of roads, expanded nine utilities systems operated nine golf and country clubs as well as a regional lumber company. Launched a new time-share business. Directed the design, permitting and sale of a new 5000 acre community, Tampa Palms.

Successfully managed a massive customer service effort to resolve over 100 million dollars of purchaser claims as well as numerous lawsuits and regulatory issues arising out of the Corps of Engineer's 1976 denial of dredging permits on Marco Island. Returned the company to profitability following the permit denial.

Successfully redirected the company from installment land sales to homes and condominiums as the primary revenue and profit source of the company.

Directed private and public financing of the company. Brought in a major partner who put over 30 million dollars into the company. Successfully defended the company from a hostile takeover attempt.

In 1985 negotiated the sale of controlling interest in Deltona to Minnesota Power Corp. Continued to serve as a director of The Deltona Corporation until 1986.


The Deltona Corporation

 listed on the New York Stock Exchange & founded by the Mackle Brothers, Frank Jr., Robert and Elliott Mackle



Senior Vice President (1975)
Vice President (1972)
Construction and Development

The Deltona Corporation

Responsible for all home construction, condominiums construction, roads building, earthmoving, shopping center construction, dredge and fill operations, seawall production and all other construction and development activities. Annual volume of work was in excess of 40 million dollars.

Reorganized and restaffed the Construction and Development department. Significantly increased profit margins on home and condominium sales. Planned and completed all projects in a timely manner adhering to the Mackle family standards of quality and customer satisfaction.


Vice President (1970)
Assistant Vice President (1969)
Manufactured Homes Division

The Deltona Corporation


Responsible for the newly acquired Fortune Homes, a Sarasota based mobile home manufacturer and later for the development and operation of two "state-of-the-art" and highly acclaimed manufactured homes facilities in Bradenton and St. Augustine Florida. Produced over 3,000 homes for delivery to Deltona projects and to third party buyers around the state.



Assistant to Vice President
Construction and Development

The Deltona Corporation

Responsibilities: Estimating for all construction and development activities and field liaison for statewide projects.







Bachelor of Arts with a major in Civil Engineering
The University of Notre Dame
South Bend, Indiana.






Six children age 40 - 21, four boys and two girls; Thirteen grandchildren

Hobbies & Interests:

Boating, Fishing, Scuba Diving
Horse Racing


South Miami, Florida


10880 NW 30th Street
Miami, Florida 33172



Other Affiliations and Activities

1970 - 1985

Boystown of Florida

Director (1970 - 1985)
President (1975 - 1980)

Boystown of Florida is a non profit operation of the Archdiocese of Miami charged with the care and support of dependent boys from the age of 12 to 18.

1984 - 1992

Institute for Pastoral and Social Ministry (IPSM),

University of Notre Dame

Member of the Advisory Council (1984 - 1992)

IPSM coordinates the activities of Notre Dame’s religious and social support programs in South Bend, Indiana and around the world.


Hurricane Andrew Relief Effort

Coordinated the rebuilding efforts of students from Notre Dame, Scranton and Villanova Universities in the aftermath of Hurricane Andrew.

1995 - 1996

ICARE Bay Point School


Bay Point Schools, Inc. is an alternative boarding school that provides educational/vocational and therapeutic services to moderate risk adolescent boys.

1994 - 2002

Christmas in April i USA
(now Rebuilding Together)

Director (1994 - 2002)

Founded in 1988, Christmas in April i USA is the leading national volunteer organization that in partnership with the community rehabilitates the houses of low-income homeowners, particularly the elderly and disabled so that they may continue to live in warmth, safety and independence.

1994 - 2002

Christmas in April i Greater Miami

Founder of Greater Miami program. President (1994 - 2002)

An affiliate of Christmas in April i USA the Greater Miami program rehabilitated over 100 homes in Liberty City, Allapatah, West Little River and Opa Locka.

2006 - 

The Marian Center

Director (2007 - 2010)

School for students with developmental disabilities. Founded by the Archdiocese of Miami in 1963 and operated by the Sisters of St. Joseph Cottolengo.