Executives & Entrepreneurs

working together to support one another

If you’re looking for a dynamic, local organization of C-level executives and entrepreneurs who work together to support one another, look no further than the CEO Council of Tampa Bay.

Leading a business is challenging. By sharing solutions to common business problems with fellow members, our CEOs achieve positive outcomes that extend from business to the community, and even to their personal lives. 

Our members spend time working ON their businesses, instead of just IN them.

History

Originally founded in 1992 as the “Council of Growing Companies – Tampa Bay Chapter”, our group quickly became the premier local organization for business leaders.

Ten success-filled years later, upon incorporation, we officially became The CEO Council of Tampa Bay, Inc.

Today, with more than 220 active members, we represent a wide variety of industries and interests. From second-stage start-ups with 25 employees to well-established companies that employ hundreds, the CEO Council is as diverse as the Tampa Bay business landscape itself.

Who We Are

With more than 220 successful CEOs representing 30+ different industry categories, our membership is diverse, dynamic, and committed to a common goal—success.

1%

are successful serial entrepreneurs

1%

are women CEOs

1%

are companies with more than $100M in revenue

1%

are companies with more than 100 employees

1%

of the CEOs have been members for 4+ years

1%

have national client base

Our Mission

We’re here to help members build relationships, generate groundbreaking ideas, and formulate solutions.
We all share a desire to grow our businesses while positively impacting the greater Tampa Bay community.

If you’d like to do the same, we’d love to have you as a member.

2022 Board of Directors

2022 Board of Directors

Chairman

 Ed Ellsasser 

Immediate Past Chair

 Hugh Campbell 

First VC

Amy Martinez-Monfort

Treasurer

Jeff Bonick

Secretary

 Kelly McKnight-Goelz 

Vice Chair Growth and Inclusion 

 Chris Moyer 

Vice Chair Membership Experience

 Tim Moore 

Vice Chair World Class Programming

 Todd Hall 

Vice Chair Succession

Ray Sikorski

Executive Director

Alyssa Rhoads

Administrative Director

Deena Agliano

Chairman: Ed Ellsasser 

Immediate Past Chair: Hugh Campbell

First VC: Amy Martinez-Monfort

Treasurer: Jeff Bonick

Secretary: Kelly McKnight-Goelz

Vice Chair Growth and Inclusion: Chris Moyer

Vice Chair Membership Experience: Tim Moore 

Vice Chair World Class Programming: Todd Hall

Vice Chair Succession: Ray Sikorski

Executive Director: Alyssa Rhoads

Administrative Director: Deena Agliano

Members at Large

Members at Large

Jose Fourquet

Jack Olmstead

Justin Savich

Stephen Busbee

Rick Gallegos

Matt Herring

Brian Butler

Bridgette Bello

Carrie Charles

 Jose Fourquet

Jack Olmstead

Justin Savich

Stephen Busbee

Rick Gallegos

Matt Herring

Brian Butler

Bridgette Bello

Carrie Charles

Are you ready to join our thriving organization?

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