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Chuck Burgess


High 5, Inc.’s Chief Executive Officer, Chuck Burgess, brings over thirty plus years of management and leadership development experience to High 5. Chuck has served as High 5’s CEO for the past thirteen plus years and has been tremendously involved with the Greater Brandon and Tampa Bay communities through volunteer work and leadership development. Chuck is also the Co-Founder of Florida Trade Academy.


Chuck has served as only one of two second two-year term Presidents for the Rotary Club of Brandon, held the key role as Chairman of the Board for the Greater Brandon Chamber of Commerce, was the Community Roundtable’s 2016-17 Honorary Mayor of Brandon, was a 2020 graduate of Educate Hillsborough’s inaugural class, was a 2015 graduate of Leadership Brandon, and also a 2014 graduate of the Community Foundation of Tampa Bay’s Non-Profit CEO Leadership Program. Chuck was also the recipient of the Community Leader award in 2020 by the Brandon Chamber of Commerce.