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).

2019 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

Tony Miller
Penny Parks
Mark Kingery
Hugh Campbell
Joey Ferrante
Brenda Dohring-Hicks
Rick Gallegos
Ed Ellsasser
Derek Mateos
Guy King
Tim Marks
Cyndi Sexton
Deena Agliano

At Large: 

Eric Bailey
Susan Blackburn
Chip Falk
Todd Hall
Jeff Gigante
Kelly McKnight-Goelz
Stephen Busbee
Steve Holtzman
John Hill

Read our By-Laws here.