PRESIDENT & CEO, PORT TAMPA BAY, TAMPA
Port Tampa Bay accounts for more than 85,000 direct and indirect jobs. It supplies almost half of Florida’s fuel and has become the primary source of direct-from-Asia trade for the Central Florida market. It is a top-10 U.S. cruise port. Anderson, who has been president and CEO for almost 10 years, has been past chairman of the Florida Ports Council and has served on the Federal Maritime Commission and on the U.S. Secretary of Transportation’s Human Trafficking Advisory Committee.
|EDUCATION||University of Florida (BS)|
|SOMETHING SURPRISING||I am originally form Southern California and grew up surfing. I also was a quarterback for my high school team and still have many close friendships from my time on the high school football team.|
|ADMIRES||Jeff Vinik. At every Tampa Bay Lightning home game, the Vinik Foundation awards $50,000 to a local community hero through his hero program.|