Posted by: Tampa Bay Chamber on Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Tampa, Florida prides itself on having a long history of welcoming a broad and diverse community of people.  This culture of warm Welcomes and an open palette of opportunity is drawing both companies and individuals to make Tampa their new home.  This culture and environment is captured in this gathering of Tampa’s Diverse Business Leaders:

(From Left) Craig Richard (President and CEO of the Tampa Bay EDC, Tampa Mayor Jane Castor, Yvette Segura (Chairwoman of the Board, Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce) and Hugh Campbell (Chairman of the Board, CEO Council of Tampa Bay).

Craig Richard is the President and CEO of the Tampa Bay Economic Development Council and is responsible for recruiting new companies to move to the Tampa area and helping local companies grow.  He has been very successful in his current role including more than 150 successful projects representing more than 16,167 jobs and $1.2 billion in capital investment.

Mayor Jane Castor was elected in 2019 and is a native of Tampa.  She rose to become the City’s first Female Police Chief before being elected as Mayor.  She oversees a budget of $1.25 Billion dollars and 4,700 employees.

Hugh Campbell is the Chair of the Board of the CEO Council of Tampa Bay which is comprised of 220 CEOs of companies representing 30,000 employee and aggregate revenues of over $6 Billion dollars. He is President of a Tech Support business called AC4S Technologies.

Yvette Segura is the Chair of the Board of the Tampa Bay Chamber of Commerce which has more than 1,250 Member companies.  She is also the Regional Vice President of USAA, a financial services organization with more than 4,000 employees and two campuses in the Tampa Bay area.