Board of Directors

James S. MacLeod was elected to the Board of Directors in May 2005 and is Chairman of the Compensation Committee and is a member of the Audit and Finance Committees. Mr. MacLeod has served in various positions at CoastalStates Bank in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina since February, 2004 and is currently its President. Mr. MacLeod also serves on the Board of Directors of CoastalStates Bank and has served as Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer of CoastalSouth BancShares, its holding company, since 2011. From June 1982 to February 2004 he held various positions at Mortgage Guaranty Insurance Corp in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, the last 7 years serving as its Executive Vice President. Mr. MacLeod has a Bachelor of Science degree in Economics from the University of Tampa, a Master of Science in Real Estate and Urban Affairs from Georgia State University and a Masters in City Planning from the Georgia Institute of Technology. Mr. MacLeod is currently a Trustee and serves as the Chairman of the Governance and Valuation Committees of the Allianz Funds.

James S. MacLeod , , , Director and Board Chair

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Lt. Gen. Michael DeLong (Ret.) was elected to the Board of Directors in September of 2003 and is a member of the Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee and the Compensation Committee. From October 2003 to February 2008, Lt. Gen. DeLong served as Vice Chairman of Shaw Arabia Limited, President of Shaw CentCom Services, LLC, and Senior Vice President of the Shaw Group, Inc. From February 2008 through February 2013, Lt. Gen. DeLong served as Vice President of Boeing International Corporation. In March 2013 Lt. Gen. DeLong was name President, CEO and General Manager of Gulf to Gulf Contractors International and serves as the Boeing Consultant for the Middle East and Africa. From 1967 until his retirement in November 2003, Lt. Gen. DeLong led a distinguished military career, most recently serving as the Deputy Commander, United States Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida. He holds a Master’s Degree in Industrial Management from Central Michigan University and an honorary Doctorate in Strategic Intelligence from the Joint Military Intelligence College. Lt. Gen. DeLong graduated from the Naval Academy as an Aero Engineer.

Lt. General Michael P. DeLong , , , (USMC Retired)Director

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William J. Meurer was elected to the Board of Directors in October 2000 and is Chairman of the Audit Committee and a member of the Finance Committee. Previously, Mr. Meurer was employed for 35 years with Arthur Andersen LLP where he served most recently as the Managing Partner for Arthur Andersen’s Central Florida operations. Since retiring from Arthur Andersen in 2000, Mr. Meurer has been a private investor and consultant. Mr. Meurer also serves on the Board of Trustees for Lifelink Foundation, Inc. and as a member of the Board of Directors of the Eagle Family of Funds and Walter Investment Management Corporation.

William J. Meurer , , , Director

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Charles (Chuck) Sykes was appointed President and Chief Executive Officer of Sykes Enterprises, Incorporated in August 2004.

Mr. Sykes joined the Company in 1986, working his way through the ranks, from various administrative roles while attending school, to a junior sales representative in the Telecommunications Division to various middle-management roles. This extensive career at SYKES has resulted in a comprehensive knowledge of the Company. His experience in operations, accounting, professional services, recruitment, and sales and marketing enable him to manage SYKES' client relations and the ongoing success of global operations. Mr. Sykes’ executive positions with the company since 1999 include Vice President of Sales, North America; Group Executive, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Global Alliances; and Senior Vice President of Global Operations. Mr. Sykes was appointed President and Chief Operating Officer in July 2003.

A native of Charlotte, North Carolina, Mr. Sykes majored in mechanical engineering at North Carolina State University. He is very involved in his community, serving on the board of the Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Trustee of the University of Tampa, and Chairman of the Tampa Bay Partnership. Mr. Sykes is also a director of Feeding America of Tampa Bay, Inc. and Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay, and is a member of the Florida Council of 100. In 2010 Mr. Sykes was voted as Tampa Bay’s top business leader in the St. Petersburg Times Annual Leadership Survey of the Business Community.

Charles E. Sykes , , , President and Chief Executive Officer

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Paul L. Whiting was elected to the Board of Directors in December of 2003 and was elected Non-Executive Chairman in August, 2004. He is also a member of the Board’s Audit Committee. Since 1997 Mr. Whiting has been President of Seabreeze Holdings, Inc., a privately held investment company. From 1991 through 1996, Mr. Whiting held various positions within Spalding & Evenflo Companies, Inc., including Chief Executive Officer. Presently, Mr. Whiting sits on the boards of TECO Energy, Inc., Florida Investment Advisor’s, Inc., The Bank of Tampa and its holding company, The Tampa Bay Banking Co. Mr. Whiting also serves on the board of the Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting, Inc., as well as on the boards of various civic organizations, including, among others, the Academy Prep Center of Tampa, Inc., a full scholarship, private college preparatory middle school for low-income children, where he is the Board President.

Paul L. Whiting , , , Director

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William D. Muir, Jr. serves as the Chief Operating Officer of Jabil Circuit, Inc. (NYSE: JBL), where he has been employed since 1992. Mr. Muir joined Jabil as a Quality Engineer and has served in management positions including Senior Director of Operations for Florida, Michigan, Guadalajara, and Chihuahua; was promoted to Vice President, Operations-Americas in February 2001, was named Vice President, Global Business Units in November 2002, Senior Vice President, Regional President – Asia in September 2004 and Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, EMS Division from September 2007 to April 2010 to March 2013, when he was appointed as Chief Operating Officer. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and an MBA, both from the University of Florida.

Qualifications:

Mr. Muir brings to our Board global business and operations management experience as chief operating officer of Jabil Circuit.

William D. Muir, Jr. , , , Director

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Lorraine Leigh Lutton serves as the President of St. Joseph’s Hospital, a 529 bed tertiary acute care facility in Tampa Florida and member of the BayCare Health System, as well as the Hillsborough County Market Leader for BayCare Health System, where her responsibilities include representing BayCare to the community, serving as the local liaison to the BayCare Governing Board and coordinating all of BayCare’s acute care facilities in Hillsborough County, including St. Joseph’s Hospital, St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital-South and South Florida Baptist Hospital in Plant City, totalling over 1,000 beds. Ms. Lutton has been employed by St. Joseph’s in a variety of roles since 1992, serving most recently as Chief Operating Officer from 2004 to 2013, when she was named as President. Ms. Lutton received her bachelor’s degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and her master’s degree in business administration from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA. Ms. Lutton is a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives

Qualifications:

Ms. Lutton brings to our Board substantial business experience in the healthcare arena, as well as communication, planning, organizational and management skills.

Lorraine Leigh Lutton , , , Director

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Vanessa C.L. Chang was elected to the Board of Directors in 2016 and is a member of the Audit Committee. Ms. Chang has been a director of EL & EL Investments, a private real estate investment business, since 1999. She served as chief executive officer and president of ResolveItNow.com, an online dispute resolution service from 2000 to 2002, was senior vice president of Secured Capital Corporation, a real estate investment bank in 1998, and from 1986 until 1997 she was a partner in the accounting firm KPMG Peat Marwick LLP. Ms. Chang serves as a director of Edison International and its wholly-owned subsidiary, Southern California Edison Company, a director of Transocean Ltd., and a director or trustee of sixteen funds advised by the Capital Group’s subsidiaries in the American Funds and Capital Group Private Client Services families. She is a graduate of the University of British Columbia and a Certified Public Accountant (inactive).

Vanessa C.L. Chang , , , Director

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Carlos E. Evans has been nominated for election as a director at the Annual Meeting. Mr. Evans retired from Wells Fargo Bank in May 2014, where he served as executive vice president and group head of the eastern division of Wells Fargo commercial banking. Mr. Evans was also responsible for the bank’s government and institutional banking group and he served on Wells Fargo’s management committee. Mr. Evans joined First Union National Bank in 2000 as the wholesale banking executive for the commercial segment prior to its merger with Wachovia Corporation in 2001. From 2006 until Wachovia’s merger with Wells Fargo in 2009, Mr. Evans was the wholesale banking executive and an executive vice president for the Wachovia general banking group, overseeing the commercial, business and community banking segments, the dealer financial services business and the government, tax exempt and not-for-profit healthcare groups. Before joining First Union, Mr. Evans served in a variety of roles at Bank of America and its predecessors including NationsBank, North Carolina National Bank and Bankers Trust of South Carolina, which he joined in 1973. Mr. Evans received his B.A. in economics from Newberry College. He is also a graduate of the Commercial Lending School in Oklahoma and the Colgate Darden Commercial Lending School at the University of Virginia. Mr. Evans is chairman emeritus of the board of the Spoleto Festival USA and chairman of the board of the Medical University of South Carolina Foundation. He is also on the boards of Queens University of Charlotte and three private companies, National Coatings and Supplies Inc., American Welding & Gas Inc. and Johnson Management.

Carlos E. Evans , , , Nominee for Director

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