Syd Kitson Discusses Florida’s Growth
“Generally, growth like this will be good for our state… But the key for us is to be prepared for this growth and to make sure that we do it the right way.”
Syd Kitson, Chairman and CEO, Kitson & Partners
The Florida Chamber Foundation estimates that by 2030, six million more residents will call Florida home- making it more important than ever to create smarter growth initiatives. From economic development and Babcock Ranch, to focusing on private-sector job creation, Syd Kitson, Chairman and CEO of Kitson & Partners, Florida Chamber Southwest Florida Regional Board Chair and 2017 Florida Chamber Chair-Elect discusses Florida’s growth.
Florida Chamber Names Kitson & Partners Executive Regional Board Chair
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Sydney Kitson of Kitson & Partners
Appointed for 2014-2015 Term
TALLAHASSEE, FL. (June 2 , 2015) – The Florida Chamber today announced Sydney Kitson, Chairman and CEO of Kitson & Partners been appointed to a 1-year term as the Florida Chamber’s Southwest Florida Regional Board Chair.
“As an active business leader in the Southwest Florida region, I am excited to serve as the Florida Chamber’s Regional Board Chair and have the opportunity to get fellow business leaders involved in the mission of securing Florida’s future,” said Sydney Kitson, Chairman and CEO of Kitson & Partners. “Southwest Florida is rich with unique natural and human resources that truly depicts the foundation Florida has thrived on.”
Kitson was appointed by Steve Knopik, President and CEO of Bealls, Inc. and Chair of the Florida Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and will work directly to unite Southwest Florida business leaders with Florida legislative leaders to create the most competitive business environment for businesses to thrive.
“Syd Kitson has a long history of being a team player and has proven leadership skills, which is vital when keeping Florida competitive,” said Mark Wilson, President and CEO of the Florida Chamber. “In his role as a Florida Chamber Regional Board Chair, Syd will volunteer his time and talent in support of the Florida Chamber’s fight for free enterprise.”
Kitson is one of twelve regional chairs that are a part of the Florida Chamber’s Regional Board Chair Program.
The Florida Chamber of Commerce is the voice of business and the state’s largest federation of employers, chambers of commerce and associations, aggressively representing small and large businesses from every industry and every region. The Florida Chamber works within all branches of government to affect those changes set forth in the annual Florida Business Agenda, and which are seen as critical to secure Florida’s future. The Florida Chamber works closely with its Political Operations and the Florida Chamber Foundation. Visit www.FloridaChamber.com for more information.