Competitive Edge Series Civic And Corporate Leadership

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Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce says
Civic and Corporate Leadership: How Getting Involved Builds Leadership Skills

In today’s plugged-in and chaotic world, responding to emails quickly and getting the last word seem like top priorities. However, taking a step back and recognizing the need to plug-in to the community and champion organizational goals are a more rewarding use of your time.

Join us as we spotlight a community leader in civic and corporate leadership, Chuck Sykes, President and Chief Executive Officer of Sykes Enterprises. After rising through the ranks at Sykes Enterprises including holding positions as Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Vice President of Operations, and Chief Operating Officer, Sykes recognized the need to engage the community around him. Sykes will highlight how he exemplifies the motto that earned him the title of Tampa Bay’s Top Business Leader, “You always get more back than you give.”

Attendees will learn about:

Breaking down barriers and forcing you outside of your comfort zones to embrace new opportunities
Management philosophies that engage employees and encourage them to lead both inside and outside of the workplace
Tips to setting attainable leadership goals

Featured Speaker: Chuck Sykes

Chuck Sykes was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated in 2004. He joined SYKES in 1986 and has served a variety of positions including Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Vice President of Operations and Chief Operating Officer. Chuck serves on the Board of Directors for Feeding America of Tampa Bay, Junior Achievement of West Central Florida, and the American Heart Association’s Metro Board. He also serves on boards of the Tampa Bay Partnership, the Hillsborough County Economic Development Committee, and the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce. In 2011 he was honored with the Boy Scouts of America, Golf Ridge Council Distinguished Citizen Award, and in 2010 & 2011 Chuck was voted as Tampa Bay’s Top Business Leader in the St. Petersburg Times Annual Leadership Survey of the Business Community.

11:45 am - Registration and Lunch
12:00 - 1:30 pm - Program
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By: Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce

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