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Business Observer Monday, Jun. 28, 2010 12 years ago

CEOs chosen for leadership

A group of 25 CEOs new to Tampa Bay has been chose by the Tampa Bay Partnership for its leadership program.

The Tampa Bay Partnership, a CEO-led regional economic development organization, selected twenty-five CEOs for its 2010 Class of CEO Direct. The leadership program targets CEOs new to the Tampa Bay market and senior-level management from its investor community.

Class members include John Acosta, West Florida area president of Regions Bank; Paul Bowdoin, Gulf Coast area manager of HDR Engineering, Inc.; Mary Ellen Hogan, attorney and co-director, public policy group of Bryant Miller Olive; Rick Piccolo, CEO of the Sarasota-Bradenton International Airport; and John Wakefield, senior vice president of EcoAsset Solutions, LLC, a division of Lykes Bros., Inc.

Participants are chosen through a nominating process each spring and are limited to 20-25 business and community leaders from the region. Click here for a complete list of class members.

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