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Chuck Sykes Advancing Entreprenuarial Spirit in Tampa Bay

According to Tampa Bay Times business columnist, Robert Trigaux (ed. September 23, 2012 ), “Chuck Sykes easily could have carved out a successful and lucrative career running a publicly traded corporation while remaining mostly invisible to the greater Tampa Bay economy. As chief executive officer of Sykes Enterprises, he was content commuting 21 miles from his New Tampa home to his 31st floor office in downtown Tampa’s landmark “Beer Can” building. He’s good at running a customer contact/call center business that’s grown into a global player with more than 40,000 employees and $1 billion in annual revenues. Last year, he was paid $3 million to head the company. But then something happened …”

To learn more about Chuck’s upcoming role as Chairman of the Tampa Bay Partnership, read the article Once-reluctant business leader Chuck Sykes helps shape Tampa Bay economy again.