Nancy Simmons

Chair Emeritus

President and Owner, Aero Industries Inc.

Chair Emeritus, Central-North Florida District Export Council


Aero Industries is a specialty Metals and Parts company, who sells to our government and overseas. This company has been in existence since 1979.

Nancy Simmons has lived many places in the world, including Hong Kong ; Johannesburg, S.A; Cologne, Germany, Montreal, Canada and Toronto, Canada.

She speaks English, French and German. She went to University in Canada and has a teaching degree.

She went to University in Canada and has a teaching degree.

In 2011, she opened a Trading Division, where they sell Oil, Fuel and other commodities around the world. Previous to this she partnered with a Drone Company in the UAE and currently, has a company in Abu Dhabi. She is also a partner in a Medical Supply company based here in Florida. Presently she is expanding her Metals business to Dubai.

She started with the FL DEC in 2007, and won a U.S. Chamber of Commerce award for most improved Export record in 2008. She is also proud Chairperson of the NCW FL District Export Council and past Chair of the Manufacturing Extension Partnership here in FL.