Who We Are


CEO Council Facts

  • Founded in 1992 as the Council of Growing Companies by INC Magazine
  • Incorporated on January 5, 2002 as the CEO Council of Tampa Bay, Inc.

Member Facts

  • Approximately 220 CEOs in 30+ different industry categories
  • 15% are successful serial entrepreneurs
  • 17% are women CEOs
  • 5% are companies with more than $100M in revenue
  • 30% are companies with more than 100 employees
  • 66% of the CEOs have been members for 4+ years
  • 25% have national client base

Meet Our Members

Hear what members say about the CEO Council. Watch our member testimonials.
(produced by Next Century Studios).

2020 Board of Directors:

First Vice Chair
VC Programs
VC Relationships
VC Member Recruitment
VC Sponsorships
VC Roundtables
VC Diversity
VC Succession/Strategic Planning
Immediate Past Chair
Executive Director
Administrative Director

Penny Parks
Hugh Campbell
Mark Kingery
Ed Ellsasser
Joey Ferrante
Todd Hall
Rick Gallegos
Stephen Busbee
Derek Mateos
Guy King
Tony Miller
Cyndi Sexton
Deena Agliano

At Large: 

Chip Falk
Jeff Gigante
Brenda Dohring Hicks
Kelly McKnight-Goelz
Jose Forquet
Ann Duncan
Jack Olmstead
Amy Martinez-Monfort
Christopher Moyer

Read our By-Laws here.